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Help the IRS Identify Meaningful Taxpayer Burden Reduction Opportunities

Form 13285A Reducing Tax Burden on America's Taxpayers: General Instructions

The public can submit ideas for reducing taxpayer burden on Form 13285A (PDF), Reducing Tax Burden on America’s Taxpayers. Ideas for reducing taxpayer burden should affect a significant number of taxpayers.

For individual taxpayer issues, (e.g., receipt of a notice, account problem or question) please call the IRS Telephone Assistance Line or use the contact information found on your notice.

NOTE: "IRS Telephone Assistance Line"

General Instructions for Form 13285A

Line 1 - Identify yourself as an individual, business owner, tax professional or other (please specify).

Line 2 - Describe the issue you feel is burdensome. It is imperative to be as specific as possible. Please provide enough information to scope the effect of your issue on the impacted population.

Line 3 - Indicate/describe the type of taxpayer that is affected by the issue you identified on Line 2. Example: This issue affects all trucking companies or all Schedule C filers.

Line 4 - Describe in detail your suggested solution or remedy of this issue.

Please mail the completed form to:

Internal Revenue Service
ATTN: Taxpayer Burden Reduction SE:S:TBR
5000 Ellin Road C2-470
Lanham, MD 20706-1336

OR

By E-mail at: *sbse.otpbr@irs.gov

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