IRS Letter 2272C – The IRS Can’t Consider Your IRS Installment Agreement Request

An installment agreement cannot be established as requested.

Type of notice: Unpaid balance

Likely next step: Address an IRS bill for unpaid taxes

Also see: IRS penalties

Why you received IRS Letter 2272C

  1. You have an unpaid balance with the IRS.
  2. You requested an installment agreement or extension of time to pay.
  3. The IRS reviewed your request and sent Letter 2272C because either:
    • The IRS has rejected the installment request.
    • The IRS needs more information to process your installment agreement request.

Notice deadline: 10 days

If you miss the deadline: The IRS may begin enforcement action, such as filing a lien on your property or issuing a levy against your wages or bank accounts.

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