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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Picture Example of DLN or IRS Document Locator Number

What is a DLN? A DLN is an IRS Document Locator Number and is stamped on documents that have been processed by the IRS. I see these on 8288-A copy B's, they are found on many different documents that have been processed at the IRS.

What a DLN or IRS Document Locator Number Looks Like

Here is a picture example of a fictitious DLN Document Locator Number on a 8288-A copy B. Notice it looks like it has been stamped on with an old bank type of a stamping machine. The number represents a variety of things.