I would check over your return and see if you can see anything wrong especially in the payments section 1040 Schedule 5. Make sure you agree with all the amounts listed. Like is the difference the same or close to the refund you got last year? Maybe you put down that you applied last year's refund to this year? Or you put down you made a payment with an extension or paid an estimated payment that you didn't make?
A common error is showing an estimated payment 1040 schedule 5 line 66 you didn't make or payment with an extension (line 71) you didn't send in. Sometimes people start an extension form on purpose or accidentally and an amount gets entered for a tax due to send in with the extension.
Or you claimed Excess Social Security paid on line 72. That happens when you are married and enter both spouse's W2s under the same name.
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2018 taxes show a refund of $3459 but this letter says I actually owe a little less that $300 to the IRS, huge difference. This is the first time I have prepared my own taxes. Hoping I didnt enter figures wrong.
I filed for an extension the day before the deadline because I didnt want to get penalized. It asked me the amount a paid in to the IRS (listed on my W2) and I believe an estimated amount if I owed them more? I enter 0.
When I filed the extension I entered that I paid $3,733 to the IRS already, per my W2.
When I started the process of filing a few days later through turbo tax, it did not advise me to not to enter my federal income tax withheld amount. Turbo Tax had already entered this for me when I filed the extension.
My 1040 shows my total payments to the IRS were $7,466 (double the amount I actually paid in) which is not correct.
Do I need to do an amendment ^^^
I also filed a 1099 for 2018. Before I got the letter in the mail from the IRS I realized that I did not enter all my expenses. Everything I was reading advised not do an amendment until my return was approved or rejected.
Sorry! I have lots of questions.
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Please edit your post and remove all that Personal Info! This is a public user forum and it is not safe. You will get scammed, spammed and have your identity stolen! Anyone could contact you and say they are from Turbo Tax and get your info.
Your only proof of a tax due payment is your bank account showing it coming out. Sounds like your bank account number was wrong and the IRS couldn't take the payment out. You need to pay it yourself.
You can pay the IRS directly at
Or here is a 1040V voucher slip