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Urgency To Respond To IRS and MDR Notices and Letters

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Serving Taxpayers Throughout Minnesota and Western Wisconsin

Some letters and notices from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or the Minnesota Department of Revenue (MDR) may be informational in nature, for example, notifying the taxpayer of the department’s receipt of information, and do not require a response.  Other letters and notices, however, inform the taxpayers that there was something about their personal or business tax returns that has raised red flags. Many of these notices request information from the taxpayer, or identify additional amounts of taxes due.  Although it may be tempting to set these notices aside to deal with them later, it is critically important to respond immediately, or at least as quickly as possible .

Why You Benefit By Responding Right Away

Make no mistake: The need to promptly respond to IRS and MDR notices and letters is REAL.  Despite public perception, the IRS and MDR offices are staffed by real people who understand that individuals, families and business owners run into financial difficulties.  If your IRS notice or MDR notice is informing you of significant additional taxes due, you can respond with an initial voluntary payment, which will often be viewed by IRS and MDR employees as a ‘good faith’ attempt toward an offer in compromise, installment agreement or other settlement option.

There is no guarantee that you will receive a reduced amount due or a favorable installment agreement if you respond right away. Everybody’s situation will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.  But ignoring four or five notices by regular mail will never work in your favor.  If you wait until you receive a notice by certified mail before responding, it may already be too late.

“Bring in your tax collections notice to discuss it with us right away.  We offer an  initial consultation discount to learn about your tax problem and explain your options to you.  We can help start you on your way to an appeal, an offer in compromise or a workable installment plan.” Attorneys Mark Pridgeon and Dave Zoss

Call Pridgeon & Zoss, PLLC — Minnesota Attorneys For IRS and MDR Tax Notifications

If you have received a notice or letter informing you that you owe additional taxes, or have been notified that IRS or MDR intends to levy your wages, financial accounts or personal property, don’t try to handle the matter on your own.  If you reside, or operate a business, in Minnesota, call our office in Edina or St. Anthony.

Attorneys Mark Pridgeon and David Zoss have more than 70 years of combined experience dealing with IRS and MDR tax notices, from both sides of the table.  As former IRS tax lawyers, we understand the process that IRS and MDR officials go through while pursuing additional payments that may be due. We will work urgently and effectively to help you resolve your serious tax problem.

From offices in Edina and St. Anthony, Minnesota, we advise and represent clients throughout Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. Do not delay responding to a federal or state tax noticeContact the firm for a consultation with an experienced Minnesota tax law attorney right away.  We offer an initial consultation discount so we can learn about your tax problem and explain your options to you.

Local, state and federal tax officials recognize Pridgeon & Zoss, PLLC on the response letterhead.  Our reputation for integrity and honest representation often have a positive impact on the outcome of the case. When you meet to discuss your tax liability matter, you will find Mark, David and legal assistant Saree Olson to be professional, courteous and approachable. We work directly with every client and does not subcontract cases to other tax law firms.

Does Your Tax Notice Say You Owe More Than $20,000? Call Right Away.

Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. Evening and weekend appointments may be available by special arrangement. Within the general Twin Cities metro area, call 952-232-0371. Outside of the metro area?  Call us toll free at 877-221-1651. You may also use the convenient email contact form to explain your circumstances and request a consultation.