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IRS Notice CP504

Notice of Intent to Seize (Levy) your State Tax Refund or Other Property

Each year, millions of taxpayers are faced with a tax bill they can't afford to pay. If the IRS is sending you a notice about a levy, you need to respond quickly. Let the experts at H&R Block identify your best plan of action and address the problem before it gets worse.

What happened?

  1. You owed a tax balance after filing your return with the IRS.
  2. The IRS sent at least one notice requesting payment from you, but they never received payment.
  3. The IRS sent notice CP504 to inform you of their intent to levy your state tax refund. If you don't pay the balance or contact the IRS to establish a payment agreement within 30 days, they will proceed with intent to seize state tax refund and charge more penalties.

How can H&R Block help?

  • When you're facing an IRS levy, it's important to act fast. H&R Block tax professionals understand the timelines for IRS collection activity, and we'll make sure you know the deadlines, too.
  • Depending on your situation, you might qualify for one or more payment arrangements with the IRS. We'll look into your tax situation and show you your best options.
  • If the IRS has assessed penalties, we'll see whether you qualify to have them removed.

Have questions about a CP504 notice you received? Schedule a FREE consultation with an H&R Block tax professional today. We'll sit down to review your notice, answer your questions, and, if necessary, recommend next steps to get your issue resolved.

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So how much will you get (or owe) this year? That’s the million-dollar question. We happen to have three very useful calculators to help you estimate your refund or balance due.

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