by Jay Freeborne , Enrolled Agent
November 15, 2011

It's one thing to owe money to the IRS. It's another thing to NOT file your tax returns. When you are a serious serious procrastinator: the IRS tries to get your attention by issuing a SUMMONS.

A summons usually requires that you supply to the IRS 1. tax returns 2. a completed collection information statement with documentation of your financial condition. The summons tells you WHEN and WHERE you are supposed to appear at an IRS building with the requested documents.

If you DON'T GO to the summons, the IRS might refer you to the Dept. of Justice which might make your case a criminal one. It is possible to AVOID the summons if you contact a licensed tax professional like Washington Tax Services. But we would recommend that we are given ample time to postpone. You can also avoid it by sending the material requested well in advance of the Summons date.

For 30 years, WATAX has been solving every kind of tax problem. Call us at 1-888-282-4697 or email us a description of your tax issue and we'll contact you.

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