Receiving an IRS notice can be an anxiety-producing experience, but it doesn’t have to be. Even though IRS notices look scary, not all of them are bad. The IRS sends some notices to verify or to request basic information.
Has the IRS started collections proceedings against you? Have you received an Intent to Levy notice or a Notice of Federal Tax Lien? If so, ignoring these notices is the worst thing you can do. Contrary to popular belief,
Taxpayers can apply for a 6-month extension to pay their taxes if they can show that paying them by the due date will cause an undue financial hardship. The IRS does not automatically grant a 6-month extension to pay