IRS Letter 2813C – Release of Lock-In Letter

A letter was sent to your employer releasing the lock-in on the amount of withholding from your paycheck.

Type of notice: Account information or change

Possible next step: Address an IRS return or account problem

Why you received IRS Letter 2813C

  1. You were not withholding enough taxes from your wages.
  2. The IRS sent a letter to your employer requiring that your employer withhold taxes at a specific rate.
  3. The IRS sent Letter 2813C to notify you that the IRS has released the lock-in and the employer can begin withholding at the rate on your W-4. A warning is included to remind you of your responsibility to have enough taxes withheld from your wages to cover the taxes you will owe.

Notice deadline: N/A

Want more help?

Your tax professional can deal with the IRS for you. Learn more about H&R Block’s Tax Audit & Notice Services.

Letter from the IRS?

Your local H&R Block tax pro can look into it for you.

Schedule a Free Consultation

Or call 855-536-6504

Related Information

How to Handle IRS Tax Return and Account Problems

Learn about IRS return and account problems that you may encounter when filing taxes from the tax experts at H&R Block.

What To Do When You Have an Estimated Tax Penalty

Learn more about your options to reduce or remove an IRS estimated tax penalty. Get the facts from the tax experts at H&R Block.

How to Address IRS Penalties

Learn how to address and understand an IRS tax penalty from the tax experts at H&R Block.

The IRS Offers Alternatives When You Can’t Pay Your Tax Bill

Get the facts from H&R Block about IRS payment options when you can't pay your tax bill, including short-term extensions, monthly payment plans, and more.