Notice of Return Changes Letter

Did you receive a letter informing you the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) has made changes to your tax return?

Who may it affect?

Any taxpayer where DOR return calculations are different from the calculations on the return you submitted.

What you need to know

If you disagree with the tax amount calculated by the Department, please file a protest. Please file online through the Georgia Tax Center (GTC) within 30 days from the issue date on the letter.

What do I need to do?

  1. Review the information on the back of the letter.
  2. Collect any documentation that supports your original return calculations.
  3. If needed, sign up online to open a GTC account.  Learn how to set up Online Access
  4. Upload those supporting documents online through GTC.

What if I do nothing?

  • Based on the DOR calculation, if you have a balance, DOR will issue an assessment.
  • Based on the DOR calculation, if you are due a refund, DOR will issue the refund within 30 days.