We made changes to your excise tax return because we believe there was a miscalculation. You now have a balance due of less than $1.
What you need to do
- Read the notice carefully.
- Compare the figures on the notice with your excise tax return.
- Contact us within 30 days of the date of your notice if you disagree with the changes we made.
- Correct the copy of your excise tax return that you kept for your records if you agree with our changes.
- You don’t have to pay if you owe less than $1.
Answers to common questions
How can I find out what caused my tax return to change?
Call us at the toll-free number listed on the top right corner of your notice for specific information about your tax return.
What should I do if I disagree with the changes you made?
Call us at the toll-free number listed on the top right corner of your notice or write to us within 30 days of the date of the notice. We may be able to reverse the changes.
Tips for next year
Review your return for accuracy before mailing it to us.
Tax publications you may find useful
- Publication 1, Your Rights as a Taxpayer (PDF)
- Publication 15 (Circular E), Employer's Tax Guide (PDF)
- Publication 3498-A, The Examination Process (PDF)
- Publication 594, The IRS Collection Process (PDF)
- Publication 505, Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax (PDF)
- Form 9465, Installment Agreement Request (PDF)
- Notice 746, Information About Your Notice, Penalty and Interest (PDF)
- Full list of tax forms and instructions
How to get help
- Call the 800, 866 or 888 number listed on the top right corner of your notice.
- Authorize someone (such as an accountant) to contact the IRS on your behalf using Form 2848, Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative (PDF)
- See if you qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.