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IRS Notice CP76 – Earned Income Credit Allowed

IRS Notice CP76 is sent to a taxpayer when the IRS allows the Earned Income Credit (EIC) claimed on their tax return.

Why Did I Receive IRS Notice CP76?

You received IRS Notice CP76 because you claimed the EIC on your tax return. The IRS has deemed that you are eligible to take this tax credit.

Next Steps

There is no action needed at this time. You should receive a refund within eight weeks if you are due a refund. If you have back taxes, however, the refund may be applied to your outstanding balance. Be sure to keep a copy of the CP76 notice for your records.

Who Should I Contact if I Have More Questions?

If you have any questions regarding your IRS Notice CP76, please call the number listed on your notice.