HARLINGEN, Texas – In his latest commentary about taxes, Rev Torres explains to listeners what to do if they receive an unexpected letter from the IRS.

“First of all, do not panic. You should read the letter carefully and see what it says,” Torres said. 

Rev Torres

An important point, he said, is to pay close attention to any deadlines provided in the IRS letter.

“If you miss the IRS deadline, stated on the letter, you may lose the right to contest any action.”

Torres is a paralegal with Texas Taxpayer Assistance Project. He provides a regular commentary for The Rio Grande Guardian. 

The Texas Taxpayer Assistance Project is a division of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. TRLA can provide free legal advice.

Torres can be reached via the web atTRLA.orgor via telephone at 956-393-6213.

“We are here to help,” Torres said.


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