How Good People Solve Bad IRS Problems - Nick Nemeth - Manual / Resource - Page 23
End Your IRS Problems
What to Do if the IRS Filed Your Tax Return(s) for You
Once you’ve received your transcripts, you may
discover that the IRS has filed a Substitute for Return
(SFR) for you. Most likely, you will want to protest the
amount of tax the IRS has determined you owe.
To do that:
Get your tax records together for the years or
periods filed by the IRS and have those returns
2. Once the returns are prepared, write (in red ink)
on the top of the first page of each return “SFR
3. Mail each SFR Protest Return in a separate
envelope to the appropriate IRS filing address for
4. The IRS should respond within 30-90 days after
they’ve received your SFR Protest Return(s).
5. Wait for the IRS to send you a re-calculation of
what you now owe, based on an accurate filing of
your taxes for each year or period in question.
6. Read about your options for settling with the IRS
for any additional amounts in the next Chapters.