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Author: Wradical Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 123477  
Subject: Re: The IRS refund is wrong? What's my next step Date: 3/28/2011 10:28 AM
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Now I'm amused. Ira thinks you can get it fixed on the phone. Not my experience, but if you want to give it a shot, go for it.

Seriously, though, be prepared for a long wait, especially if you call today (Monday)as that is the worst day to call them, especially this time of year. It's not unusual to be on hold for a 1/2 hour - and I hope you REALLY like classical music. "The Blue Danube Waltz" and the "Overture to The Marriage of Figaro" are their favorites, I think.
IRS notices are generally dated on Mondays, but are actually mailed the previous Friday, so that most of them are received by the date on the letter.

I'm still betting they instruct you to respond with a letter.
In any case, good luck.

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