Calling the IRS? Let the agency know who you are

Posted on Mar 19, 2018

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If you need to call the IRS this tax season, be aware that you’ll be asked to verify your identity. This is part of the IRS’s continuing effort to keep taxpayer data secure. You can help your phone call go smoothly by having the following information handy when you dial:

  • All Social Security numbers (and/or Individual Taxpayer Identification numbers) on your tax return
  • Filing status
  • Copy of the tax return in question
  • IRS letters or notices received

Gilliland & Associates, PC is a full-service CPA firm specializing in tax planning for individuals and businesses in the Northern Virginia area. We are based in Falls Church, VA and also service clients in McLean and Tysons Corner, VA. Gilliland & Associates is known for our superior knowledge and aggressive interpretation and application of tax laws. We help you keep more of your earnings by finding you the lowest possible tax on your business or personal tax return. You can connect with us on Google+, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.

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