Colorado Springs, CO asked in Tax Law for Colorado

Q: Frozen tax return

We filed our taxes and the IRS said we needed more proof of address an relationship to our kids. We sent it it in and we received a notice of denial for rest of tax refund prematurely on the IRS end . We notify the IRS and they have never responded to 3 seperate faxes all papers requested and now my son doesn't want to deal with then any more. This is $8500 and it's just frozen. Plus they made a decision before they received documents requested and I Kno that is against my rights . Please help me

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

A: You should speak with a tax lawyer who can clearly explain the law to the IRS and provide proper documentation to obtain your refund, assuming you qualify. That’s a lot of money to leave on the table. Hire someone who will do the work on a fixed fee, contingency basis so you get that money.

Linda Simmons Campbell
Linda Simmons Campbell
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  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • Burlington, CT

A: If you cannot afford an attorney then you can try to seek assistance from the taxpayer advocate. Here is a link to look up the contact number for your local office. https://taxpayeradvocate.irs.gov/contact-us

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