IRS Letter 4281C – Breach Notification Letter
Your personally identifiable information was lost or disclosed through a data breach.
Type of notice: Account information or change
Likely next step: Address tax identity theft or refund fraud
Why you received IRS Letter 4281C
- Your personal tax information was accessed during an IRS data breach or your information was lost.
- The IRS sent Letter 4281C to notify you of the breach or loss and to inform you that a free year of identity theft protection is available. You must request the ID theft protection within 90 days of the date on the letter.
Notice deadline: 90 days
If you miss the deadline: If you do not contact the credit bureau mentioned in the letter within 90 days, you will not be eligible for the free year of ID theft protection.
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