Why did I receive a refund verification letter?

Why did I receive a refund verification letter?

The IRS sends these identity verification letters to taxpayers after receiving an e-filed/paper-filed tax return, before processing a refund. Sometimes this is to randomly verify identification as a measure to prevent identity theft and to test and strengthen IRS internal controls.

Can I pay my Hawaii state taxes online?

Hawaii Tax Online (HTO) Hawaii Tax Online is the convenient and secure way to e-file tax returns, make payments, review letters, manage your accounts, and conduct other common transaction online with DOTAX. Filing taxes and making debit payments through this system is free.

How do I check the status of my Hawaii state tax refund?

To check the status of your Hawaii state refund online, go to https://tax.ehawaii.gov/hoihoi/refund.html. Then, click “Submit” to view your refund status. If this application is unavailable, you may check your refund status by phone using the Interactive Voice Response System toll-free at +1 (800) 222-3229.

Is the refund verification letter legit?

This letter will ask the taxpayer to send copies of identifying documents to the department to confirm the identity of the person filing a tax return. Many taxpayers are concerned that these letters are scams, trying to steal personally identifying information from taxpayers.

Why does the IRS need to verify my income?

The IRS now verifies income for filers selected for examination (i.e., for audit) because their tax returns appear questionable. Under the new proposal, that would remain the case for affluent filers.

Where do I send my Hawaii state tax payment?

Mailing addresses for specific tax forms

Type of Return All Districts (Hawaii Department of Taxation)
Net Income Tax without payment P.O. Box 3559 Honolulu, HI 96811-3559
Net Income Tax with payment P.O. Box 1530 Honolulu, HI 96806-1530

How long does it take to get your Hawaii state tax refund?

within 8 weeks
In general, tax refunds due to you are issued within 8 weeks from the date your income tax return is filed with the Hawaii Department of Taxation.

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