Expiration statute

What is the CSED?

The collection statute expiration date is the amount of time the IRS has to legally collect a tax balance. 

The tax law provides that the period for collection after assessment of tax liability is 10 years. Each tax assessment has a Collection Statute Expiration Date (CSED). There are cases where the collection statute expiration date is extended. For an example, the  expiration date is extended when a taxpayer:

  • Requests innocent spouse relief.
  • Files for bankruptcy 
  • Applies for an Offer in Compromise 
  • Requests a collection due process hearing.
  • In some circumstances, the IRS may ask that you extend the CSED for a specific period of time.

Once the CSED expires, the IRS can’t collect any remaining balance.

Learn all the options you may have if you can’t pay your taxes. 

You may check with the IRS to find out when the tax expiration date is for the year you are filing your taxes. 

If you are owed a tax refund, it is important to file your tax return as soon as possible so that you can get your money back. The sooner you file, the sooner you will receive your refund. However, if you wait too long to file, you may not be able to get your refund at all.

There are a few different ways to find out the tax expiration date. You can check the IRS website, call the IRS, or look at your tax return form.

The tax filing expiration date is usually sometime in April, but it can be earlier or later depending on the year. Be sure to check with the IRS to find out the exact date for the year you are filing your taxes. 

Need help? 

If you have any questions about the tax expiration date, be sure to contact www.curadebt.com or a tax professional. They will be able to help you figure out what you need to do in order to file your taxes and get your refund. 

Thanks for reading! We hope this article was helpful in understanding tax expiration dates. Here at Curadebt,  we are tax relief experts and can help you if you are dealing with tax debt. We offer a free consultation to see how we can help you. Give us a call today!

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