Burlingame, CA asked in Tax Law for California

Q: I got a letter from the IRS that I owe $2000 because the tax place I went to did my taxes wrong. What do I do?

The place that did my taxes filled my taxes out wrong.

I provided documents that I went to school at DVC and contra costa medical career college and they put Sacramento state and the wrong education credit. I am suppose to be getting lifetime student opportunity credit.

They put American opportunity credit And they filled out my wages wrong.

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Andrew M Steiger
Andrew M Steiger
Answered
  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • Grosse Pointe, MI

A: You can start by going back to that tax provider and explain what they did wrong and ask them to file an amended return for you to correct their mistake. If you still owe tax, and are assessed a penalty and interest, there are steps you may be able to take to avoid the penalty and interest.

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D. Mathew Blackburn
D. Mathew Blackburn
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  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • Englewood, CO

A: Amend the return, pay the tax, request the penalties be removed.

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