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Written by attorney Kreig Daymond Mitchell | Jun 20, 2018

Sending Mail to the IRS: The IRS Mailbox Rule

If I mail a tax document to the IRS, when is a tax document received by the IRS? Hint: it isn’t always when the IRS takes physical possession of the document. The common law and IRS mailbox rules can cause a late-filed tax document to be deemed to have been timely received.

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