A Status Letter also known as a Letter of Good Standing, can be requested by a business or individual taxpayer to determine the status of the account.
IP 2018(17) provides information about a Status Letter. The Status Letter can be requested via the Taxpayer Service Center - Status Letter for Business (TSC) or Taxpayer Service Center - Status Letter for Individuals or via a paper request (TPG-169) for Individuals or (TPG-170) for Businesses.
If requested via the TSC, and you are in good standing a letter will be displayed for print out. If you are not in good standing, a listing of outstanding obligations will be displayed. A Status Letter will not be provided until the account is in compliance.