IRS Notice CP87A
You Need to Make Sure Someone Is Your Dependent
Type of Notice: Return accuracy
Most common tax problem area: Return and Account Problems
Other tax problem areas: Tax identity theft
Why you received IRS Notice CP87A
- You filed a tax return claiming a dependent or a qualifying child.
- Another taxpayer filed a return claiming a dependent or qualifying child with the same SSN as the dependent or qualifying child you claimed on your tax return.
- You need to verify that the person you listed as a dependent actually qualifies as a dependent.
Your options to address IRS Notice CP87A
- Correct a return
- Clear up an account error
Notice deadline: N/A
If you miss the deadline: N/A
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