IRS Letter 853C – Penalty Waiver or Abatement Disallowed
The IRS sends Letter 853C to inform you that your request for penalty waiver or abatement has been denied.
Type of Notice: Account information or change
Most common tax problem area: IRS penalties
Other tax problem areas: IRS bill for unpaid taxes
Why you received IRS Letter 853C
- You requested a penalty waiver or abatement.
- The IRS denied your request.
- The IRS sent Letter 853C to inform you of the denial and to advise you of your right to appeal this decision.
Your options to address IRS Letter 853C
- Dispute the penalties
- Make arrangements to pay
Notice deadline: 60 days
If you miss the deadline: You lose your right to appeal the denial without paying the penalties first.
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