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I was informed by letter that I owed 1500. taxes back in the

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mid 1980's. I want very...
I was informed by letter that I owed 1500. taxes back in the mid 1980's. I want very much to be right again with the IRS. Due to illness, I haven't worked since. I live with family. What can I do?
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Good afternoon. The IRS has a 10 year statute of limitations against the collection of taxes. You should send back a certified, return receipt requested letter informing them the statute of limitations has run and you no longer owe the taxes.

 

 

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