Each year, the IRS sends millions of letters and notices to taxpayers for a variety of reasons. Here are ten things you should know about IRS notices in case one shows up in your mailbox.
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October 10 (Employees who work for tips)
If you received $20 or more in tips during September, report them to your employer - Details
October 13 (Everyone)
Federal Holiday (Columbus Day) - Details
October 15 (Individuals)
If you have an automatic 6-month extension to file your income tax return for 2013, file Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ and pay any tax, interest, and penalties due - Details
October 15 (Partnerships)
Electing large partnerships: File a 2013 calendar year return (Form 1065-B). This due date applies only if you were given an additional 6-month extension - Details