The short answer is, it varies.
It depends on the type of issue and the complexity
If you owe taxes, you can set up a simple payment plan online in an hour. But if you have a multi-year IRS
audit, you could be looking at dealing with that issue for over a year.
Click an issue below to find out how long you can expect each one to last — and to get tips on how to
make the process efficient and successful:
– Learn how long each type of audit lasts, and
other factors that can extend the timeframe.
IRS penalty relief
– Learn how long it takes
to get the two most common types of penalty relief, and any appeal options you may need.
Removing a levy or wage garnishment
– Get the facts
about how quickly you can get the IRS to remove a wage garnishment.
Obtaining an IRS collection agreement