IRS Letter 3179C – Refund Offset to Treasury Offset Program – Nontax Debt
You asked the IRS about a refund that was taken to pay a nontax debt.
Type of notice: Account information or change
Likely next step: Address an IRS return or account problem
Why you received IRS Letter 3179C
- You (or your spouse, if applicable) owed a non-tax debt (such as child support or student loans) that the IRS is required to collect.
- You contacted the IRS to find out why your refund was taken or the IRS needs additional information to process your Form 8379, Injured Spouse Allocation.
- This letter may require that you submit additional information to process a request.
Notice deadline: As specified on the notice
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