Wahoo! Huzzah! We’re finally off the hook with the IRS!
My wife made a small error in filling out our 2019 tax return–put a number on the wrong line–and they came after us for $600.
How many times did she call them to explain the error and ask for it to be corrected? I don’t know–lots and lots of times. Hours spent on hold. King COVID wreaked havoc on the day-to-day operations of the IRS: people working at home without certain computer access, phones not being answered, unable EVER to speak to the same agent twice, etc., etc. It was driving us crazy–and then the threats started. Pay this sum by such-and-such a date or we’ll freeze your bank account. Or send centaurs to your door in the middle of the night.
So we got a letter from the IRS today. O frabjous day!
The key to the message–“Amount Due: $0.00”.
I had to restrain my wife from running out in the rain and doing cartwheels on the sidewalk. And she had to restrain me.