“Failure to file penalties are more than the failure to pay, which is why filing on time is important. Failing to file returns is also a criminal offense, which could carry significant penalties, as well as, possible jail time.”
- Alyssa Maloof Whatley
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How Many Years Will The IRS Go Back On Unfiled Taxes?
There’s no statute of limitations on unfiled returns, although typically the IRS doesn’t go back more than 6 years. However, they retain the right to go back and look as far back as they like for unfiled returns and to assess penalties and interest for past due tax bills.
Will The IRS Work With Me On My Unfiled Taxes?
The IRS has stepped up enforcement of unfiled taxes using data analysis and new compliance tracking strategies. The IRS wants taxpayers in compliance with filing requirements.
Getting your unfiled returns completed is only one part of the process as a taxpayer. You’ll also need to address any outstanding back taxes. That’s why working with a tax attorney is critical to ensure you have a tax strategy that works for you.