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Q. What is an SFR? What can I do about Unfiled Tax Returns?

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PRLog - Jan. 21, 2011 - Q. What is an SFR or Substitute for Return?

If you have unfiled tax returns, the IRS may have filed SFR's (Substitute For Return). Most people we speak with think that an SFR is a tax filing. No, it is not a real tax filing. SFR's are the "assessment" needed in order for the IRS to file Federal Tax Liens and Execute an IRS Wage Levy/IRS Wage Garnishment and/or an IRS Bank Levy.

When a taxpayer does not file a return for one year or many years, frequently the IRS will file the return(s) for them. When the IRS files a Substitute Filed Return (also known as an SFR) most of the time the taxpayer will end up owing significantly more in back taxes than if they had filed themselves.

Substitute For Returns (SFRs) are prepared and filed pursuant to authority granted the Internal Revenue Service by IRC §6020(b) which authorizes the IRS to prepare an individual income tax return on behalf of the taxpayer. In most cases, the Automated Substitute for Return (ASFR) system is used to evaluate the IRS Master File (MF) information about the taxpayer, and prepare an SFR for a wage earner or taxpayer without other unresolved taxpayer delinquent accounts (TDAs).

The Proposed Assessment ("30-day letter"): The IRS "audit" of a non-existent "tax return" (SFR) results in a "deficiency." A IRS Form 4549 is generated to show the proposed assessment resulting from the claimed "deficiency" and a 30-day letter is sent with the IRS Form 4549 and IRS Form 886-A. This IRS letter, if responded to generally within 30 days, allowed for a person to ask for a reconsideration of the audit through the IRS appeals office. it is discretionary on the part of the IRS to forward the request to the appeals office, and for the appeals office to grant a hearing. (The Proposed Assessment letter is not required by the law to be sent, so it is not always used by the IRS).

If the IRS discovers a habitual non-filer before voluntary disclosure, either through its own non-filer programs or through an informant, the IRS will often refer the matter to the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) to determine if criminal prosecution is warranted. The IRS has devoted substantial resources to identifying non-filers.

The IRS will not enter into any payment agreement or enter into tax settlement until you are Compliant and have filed all delinquent tax returns.

Q. What can I do about my unfiled tax returns?

You can contact Flat Fee Tax Service and have your unfiled tax returns prepared properly which will be the 1st step in reducing your current IRS Tax Debt.  

If you do not become compliant with the IRS (all taxreturns have been filed), you should expect to have your paycheck or Social Security check seized through an IRS Levy.

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