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Understanding your CP21B Notice

We made the change(s) you requested to your tax return for the tax year specified on the notice. You should receive your refund within 2-3 weeks of your notice.

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How to get help

Calling the toll free number listed on the top right corner of your notice is the fastest way to get your questions answered.

You can also authorize someone (such as an accountant) to contact the IRS on your behalf using this Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative (Form 2848).

Or you may qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.
 


What you need to do

  • Read your notice carefully ― it shows the area(s) of your tax return that changed, e.g., Schedule A.
  • If you agree with the notice, you don't need to do anything.
  • Contact us if you disagree with the change(s) we made.
  • Correct the copy of your tax return that you kept for your records.
  • Be sure to report any interest we paid you on your tax return for this year.

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Answers to Common Questions

What if I don't receive my refund in 2-3 weeks?
If you don't owe other taxes or debts we're required to collect, such as child support, and 3 weeks have lapsed, call us at the toll-free number listed on the top right corner of your notice.

Will I receive information about the interest that I need to report on my next tax return?
If you were paid $10 or more in interest, you'll receive a Form 1099-INT from IRS by January 31st of next year. Please note, even if the interest amount paid to you is less than $10, you must report this amount on your tax return.

The notice says "We made the changes you requested to your 2006 Form 1040 to adjust your..." but I don't remember sending any change to IRS. How can I find out what IRS received to initiate this change?
Please contact us at the number listed on the top right corner of your notice for specific information about your tax return.

What if I need to make another correction to my account?
You'll need to file Form 1040X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return.

What if I have tried to get answers and after contacting IRS several times have not been successful?
Call Taxpayer Advocate at 1-877-777-4778 or for TTY/TDD 1-800-829-4059.

What if I think I’m a victim of identity theft?
Please contact us at the number listed on the top right corner of your notice. Refer to the IRS Identity Theft resource page for more information.


Tips for next year

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Filing 1040ez electronically 2. Filing 1040ez electronically   The Tax and Filing Requirements Table of Contents Returns and Filing Requirements Payment of TaxFederal Tax Deposits Must be Made by Electronic Funds Transfer All organizations subject to the tax on unrelated business income, except the exempt trusts described in section 511(b)(2), are taxable at corporate rates on that income. Filing 1040ez electronically All exempt trusts subject to the tax on unrelated business income that, if not exempt, would be taxable as trusts are taxable at trust rates on that income. Filing 1040ez electronically However, an exempt trust may not claim the deduction for a personal exemption that is normally allowed to a trust. Filing 1040ez electronically The tax is imposed on the organization's unrelated business taxable income (described in chapter 4). 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Filing 1040ez electronically The Form 990-T of any other exempt organization must be filed by the 15th day of the 5th month after the end of its tax year. Filing 1040ez electronically If the due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the return is due by the next business day. Filing 1040ez electronically Extension of time to file. Filing 1040ez electronically   A Form 990-T filer may request an automatic 3-month (6 months for corporation) extension of time to file a return by submitting Form 8868, Application for Extension of Time To File an Exempt Organization Return. Filing 1040ez electronically The Form 990-T filer may also use Form 8868 to apply for an additional (not automatic) 3-month extension to file the return if the original 3-month extension was not enough time. Filing 1040ez electronically Public Inspection Requirements of Section 501(c)(3) Organizations. 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