- If you received an audit report requesting a response in 10 days but were unable to respond because of the shutdown you may still respond. However, your auditor also should re-establish contact before taking additional actions in your case.
- If you received a 30 day letter, you should continue to adhere to the deadline. You may contact your auditor to discuss your options.
- Failure to pay and failure to file penalties are statutory and are charged from the due date of the return until the date of payment. These penalties will not be abated during the period of the shutdown.
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