IRS Letter 693 – Reply to Request for Reconsideration of Assessment


Letter 693 notifies you of the IRS response to your request for abatement of penalties and/or taxes assessed.

Type of Notice: Return accuracy

Most common issue: Amended tax returns

Also see: IRS bill for unpaid taxes

Why you received IRS Letter 693

  1. You filed a tax return.
  2. You amended that tax return or filed Form 843, Claim for Refund and Request for Abatement.
  3. The IRS sent Letter 693 to notify you of the IRS’ response to your request. The notice will specify if taxes and/or penalties were abated in whole or in part, or if no changes were made.

Notice deadline: N/A

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