Q: How to handle request for evidence ( tax transcripts ) knowing that I cannot make the deadline ? I may need 2 months.
I filed federal taxes a week prior to the interview and had copies of my returns at the interview, but wasn't asked to show them. At the end I was told I will get a notice in the mail about what to submit. I received a letter a few days later asking for federal tax transcripts and state taxes clearance. In the view of the government shutdown, I submitted the state clearance, copies of the federal returns and explanation that I cannot submit the taxes, because of the shutdown. Now , the deadline has passed, the government reopened, but the IRS haven't processed my tax returns yet. Looks like I may need two more months. What to do? Thank you.
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