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Offer in Compromise (OIC)

If you received a letter notifying you that your offer was rejected you have 30 days to request an appeal of the decision. You can request an Appeals conference by preparing either a Form 13711, Request for Appeal of Offer in Compromise, or a separate letter with the following information included:

  • Name, address, SSN, and daytime telephone number
  • A statement that you want to appeal the IRS findings to the Appeals office
  • A copy of your rejected offer letter
  • Tax period or years involved
  • A list of the specific items you don’t agree with and a statement of why you don’t agree with each item
  • Any additional information you want Appeals to consider
  • The facts supporting your position on any issue that you do not agree with
  • The law or authority, if any, on which you are relying
  • Sign the written protest, stating this it is true under the penalties of perjury

For more information please refer to Form 656, Offer in Compromise, and the Appeals Online Offer in Compromise (OIC) Self-Help Tool.

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