IRS Balance Due

Today TaxMama hears from Lincoln in Texas, who tell us. “I am paying $150 a month on 2006 taxes. Is there a way to see how much I still owe? I have tried to find an online resource to do this, but I can’t find anything. ”

Dear Lincoln,

No doubt, this goes against all your fight or flight instincts.

But the easiest way to get an answer is – the direct way.

Call up IRS and ask them. 1-800-829-1040

They can tell you your balance due. In fact, IRS can send you a printout of your account for 2006.

If the person on the phone can’t arrange for the printout, you can use Form 4506-T. Check boxes 6 b and 6 c to get the report. http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f4506t.pdf

IRS sends you monthly invoices. My only question to you is – don’t those invoices include the balance due?

And remember, you can find answers to all kinds of questions about tax balances due and other tax issues, free. Where? Where else? At TaxMama.com

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