IRS Letter 5600C – You May Have Paid Too Much Shared Responsibility Payment

You may have reported a higher amount of Shared Responsibility Payment than you owed.

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Type of Notice: Return accuracy

Most common tax problem area: Amended returns

Other tax problem areas: N/A

Why you received IRS Letter 5600C

  1. You filed a tax return and reported a Shared Responsibility Payment (SRP) for failing to have health insurance coverage for the entire year.
  2. The IRS determined you either do not owe the SRP or the amount you reported was too high.
  3. The IRS sent Letter 5600C to inform you that you may need to file an amended return to correct the amount of your SRP.

Your options to address IRS Letter 5600C

  1. Correct a return

Notice deadline: None specified

If you miss the deadline: N/A

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