Assessments Sent to Taxpayers Who Failed to Respond to Letter Dated April 5, 2011.
The Discovery Projects Unit of the Michigan Department of Treasury will be mailing 2785 Bill for Taxes Due - (Intent to Assess) dated May 13, 2011. These assessments were generated from income tax letters sent to taxpayers dated April 5, 2011. The telephone numbers listed on the Bill for Taxes Due - (Intent to Assess) are the Projects Unit and Collections.
These are individual income tax assessments issued to people, filers and nonfilers, who did not respond to the April 5, 2011 letter. The letters are sent based on information the Department of Treasury received from the Internal Revenue Service due to IRS audits or income reported to the IRS that they did not report in Michigan and/or to the IRS.
The Revenue Act gives the Department of Treasury authority to exchange information with other governmental entities. Often the differences can be easily explained. However, it is very important to respond to the first letter notice. It is extremely important to respond to the Bill for Taxes Due - (Intent to Assess). The taxpayer has 60 days from the date on the Bill for Taxes Due - (Intent to Assess), May 13, 2011, to request an informal conference.