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IRS Notice CP05B – Refund Information

IRS Notice CP05B is sent to taxpayers who are expecting a refund but the income they reported does not match the information provided by the payers.

Why Did I Receive IRS Notice CP05B?

You filed your tax return and are expecting a refund, but your income does not align with the amount reported by third parties (payers) to the IRS. Your refund will not be released until the IRS receives the information requested as it needs to determine if the amount is correct.

Next Steps

If you receive Notice CP05B, read it thoroughly. It will detail everything you need to send to the IRS, including the deadline for when it must be submitted. Be sure to provide copies (not originals) of the requested documentation. Additionally, attach the voucher from the last page of the notice to the paperwork you are submitting. Send the requested information and voucher to the address shown on the notice.

Who Should I Contact if I Have More Questions?

If you have questions regarding your IRS Notice CP05B, contact the number listed on your notice. If you need assistance during the audit process, you can also contact our team for a free consultation and quote by calling 855-476-6920.