IRS Publication 6209 is a document of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) of the United States that contains the various types of codes that the IRS uses for automatic data processing as well as integrated data retrieval system. This IRS 6209 is a file with around 613 pages with all visible codes fully explained. IRS 6209 explains the various forms and notices of IRS, when each one of them is used, etc. IRS 6209 is basically a reference guide containing data related to different components of the Internal Revenue Service.
IRS 6209 Section One
The first section of IRS 6209 is glossary that described nature of changes, abbreviations and acronyms, and definition of terms of IRS. The second section covers various tax returns and forms, mentioning the nature of changes, list of return and form numbers, due date of returns, and extension forms. The third section is about tax return information, listing out nature of changes, employee disclosure responsibilities, master file returns, processing codes, computer condition codes, IMF computer condition codes, return processing codes (EPMF), returns processing codes – form 1040 (IMF), special processing codes, unallowable codes, audit codes 0 form 1040 (IMF), audit codes (BMF), employment codes (BMF), social security tax rate table (formerly FICA), and FUTA tax rate table.
IRS 6209 Section Four
Section 4 of IRS publication 6209 is related to document locator number. It explains nature of changes, DLN composition, campus and file location codes, individual master file (IMF) electronically filed returns general, 1040 online filing program, modernized e-file, EFTPS, master file and non-master file tax account codes, reduce unnecessary filers (RUF) program DLN, master file endorsement data, IDRS sequence number, residual remittance processing system (RRPS), color code for DLN, returns processing adjustment blocking series, how to identify the DLN of the return, forms 2275, 4251, and 5546, priorities, requesting returns through the IDRS, and attachments to returns.
IRS 6209 Section Five
Section 5 of IRS is related to debtor master file, dealing with nature of changes, background, TOP offsets, TOP offset bypass indicators, debtor master file research, TOP and DMF source and resource codes. Similarly, section 6 deals with initiating and monitoring refund check tracing action, and section 7 is about automated non-master file, while section 8 contains all master file codes of the IRS.
IRS 6209 Other Sections
The other sections of IRS publication 6209 are section 9 on notices and notice codes of the IRS, section 10 on federal tax deposit system, and section 11 on collection of taxes by the IRS. Section 12 of IRS 6209 is about examination of the IRS about various types of taxpayers, section 13 deals with appeals and TE/GE, section 14 explains the integrated data revival systems (IDRS) of the IRS, section 15 takes care of customer account data engine (CADE), and section 16 is about corporate files online.
IRS 6209 Section Seventeen
Section 17 of the IRS 6209 relates to service center recognition / image processing system, termed as SCRIPS. Section 18 of this publication explains Julian date, cycle, and notice calendars of the IRS. Since this document is a huge publication of the IRS, you should always consult a professional tax expert in the U.S. in all transactions with the IRS regarding your tax returns and your filings.