PENALTY APPEAL - Online Self-Help Tool (3)
Select a situation that applies to you.
- Death (spouse, siblings, parents, grandparents, children)
- Serious illness
- Unavoidable Absence
- Inability to obtain records
- Reliance on written advice from the IRS or advice from a tax professional
If these situations do not apply then you do no meet reasonable cause criteria. However, if you still want Appeals' consideration, please send an explanation of the detailed facts and circumstances with your appeal request. Refer to the Preparing a Request for Appeals page for more information.