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  1. Review our printer-friendly checklist that outlines how to respond.
  2. Log in or create your Individual Online Services account.
  3. Select Respond to department notice from the Services menu. 

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Why did I receive a letter?

If you receive a letter from us asking for documentation to support what you claimed on your return, it doesn't mean that you did anything wrong. It's just an extra step we take to ensure refunds go out to only those who are entitled to them.

Select a drop-down to learn how to respond to your particular letter. You can:

Get ready to respond!
  1. Locate the form number of your letter in its bottom left-hand corner.
  2. View the letter you received:
  3. Review our Checklist for acceptable proof of wages and withholding to ensure you include everything we need in your response.
  4. Gather the documents we requested.
  5. Make digital copies of your documents. Hint: You don’t need a scanner to make a copy; use your smartphone to take and share a clear and legible picture instead!
      
Ready to respond?
  1. Log in to your Individual Online Services account.
  2. Select Respond to department notice from your Services menu.
      

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Get ready to respond!
  1. Locate the form number of your letter in its bottom left-hand corner.
  2. View the letter you received:
  3. Review our checklists about responding to your letter to ensure you include everything we need in your response.
  4. Gather the documents we requested.
  5. Make digital copies of your documents. Hint: You don’t need a scanner to make a copy; use your smartphone to take and share a clear and legible picture instead!
     
Ready to respond?
  1. Log in to your Individual Online Services account.
  2. Select Respond to department notice from your Services menu.

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Get ready to respond!
  1. Locate the form number of your letter in its bottom left-hand corner.
  2. View the letter you received:
  3. Review our Checklist for acceptable proof of college tuition expenses to ensure you include everything we need in your response.
  4. Gather the documents we requested.
  5. Make digital copies of your documents. Hint: You don’t need a scanner to make a copy; use your smartphone to take and share a clear and legible picture instead!
     
Ready to respond?
  1. Log in to your Individual Online Services account.
  2. Select Respond to department notice from your Services menu.
      

Log in  or  Create account

Get ready to respond!
  1. Locate the form number of your letter in its bottom left-hand corner.
  2. View the letter and questionnaire you received:  DTF-973.52  (DTF-973.52 en Español) and DTF-973.52-ATT.
  3. Review our Checklist for acceptable proof of self-employment income to ensure you include everything we need in your response.
  4. Gather the documents we requested.
  5. Make digital copies of your documents. Hint: You don’t need a scanner to make a copy; use your smartphone to take and share a clear and legible picture instead!
     
Ready to respond?
  1. Log in to your Individual Online Services account.
  2. Select Respond to department notice from your Services menu.
     

Log in  or  Create account

Get ready to respond!
  1. Locate the form number of your letter in its bottom left-hand corner.
  2. View the letter you received: DTF-973.73  (DTF-973.73 en Español).
  3. Review our Checklist for child and dependent care expenses to ensure you include everything we need in your response.
  4. Gather the documents we requested.
  5. Make digital copies of your documents. Hint: You don’t need a scanner to make a copy; use your smartphone to take and share a clear and legible picture instead!
     
Ready to respond?
  1. Log in to your Individual Online Services account.
  2. Select Respond to department notice from your Services menu. 
      

Log in  or  Create account

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