IRS Letter 5073C – Acknowledgment Letter for Identity Theft Documentation


The IRS sends Letter 5073C to notify you that they received your Form 14039, Identity Theft Affidavit.

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Type of Notice: Account information or change

Most common tax problem area: Tax identity theft

Other tax problem areas: Return/account problems

Why you received IRS Letter 5073C

  1. You sent the IRS documentation to show you are a victim of identity theft.
  2. The IRS sends Letter 5073C to acknowledge receipt of your information and to let you know they are working to resolve your case, but it could take up to six months. Your refund cannot be released until they have finished processing your case. No response is required.


Notice deadline: N/A

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