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I have a question regarding the statute of limitations IRS.

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Good Morning. I have a question regarding the statute of limitations for the IRS. Can you please tell me in simple terms what the IRS statute of limitations are? Thank you, ***** ***** (***@******.*** )
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Tax.appeal.168 replied 7 months ago.

Typically the SOL (Statute of Limitations) is ten years for tax collection. However, in some circumstances, that time period can be extended, and in the case that a return was never filed or fraudulent activity has occurred, the SOL period does not apply, which means that the IRS can go after a person for as long as they want to. Regarding assessing additional taxes, typically the IRS has 3 years years from the due date of the return or the date on which it was filed. For more detailed information, you can refer to the following link:


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