A notice of intent to levy means that the IRS intends to take your property to pay off a tax debt. You have a limited amount of time to either make payment arrangements or file an appeal.
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A CP59 notice says that you did not file your tax return. The IRS will send one when it believes you are required to file a return, but you still may have had a valid reason for not filing.
The IRS sends a CP21 Notice or CP22 notice when it made changes to your tax return. The changes may be something you requested, something the IRS did automatically, or the results of an audit. You may owe money, get a refund, or have no change to what you owe.
If you can’t pay a tax debt because of a financial hardship, you can request currently not collectible status. Common reasons include job loss, medical conditions, or disability.
If you received a CP49 Notice from the IRS, it means they’re keeping the refund you claimed on your tax return to pay an outstanding balance from a different year.
IRS penalty relief may help you avoid tax penalties even when you clearly owe them. There are two main arguments you can make.
If you’ve received a CP11 Notice, the IRS believes you made a mistake on your tax return and owe additional tax. This is not an audit. The IRS has already made changes and is sending you a bill.