Salt Lake City, UT asked in Tax Law for Montana

Q: Does requesting tax transcripts pause the 10 year statute of limitations that the I.R.S. has to collect?

I know that trying an offer and compromise and innocent spouse pauses the 10 year statute of limitations. However, what are all of the things that are going to pause the 10 year statute of limitations? Thank you.

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

A: Requesting transcripts does not pause the collection statute expiration Date (CSED).

For more information I would look at the Internal Revenue Manual 5.1.19

https://www.irs.gov/irm/part5/irm_05-001-019

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