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IRS Notice CP13 – Changes to Your Form 1040

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The IRS sends CP13 when the IRS made changes to your original return because of an error, resulting in a zero balance.

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Type of Notice: Return accuracy

Most common tax problem area: IRS return and account problems

Why you received IRS Notice CP13

  1. You filed a tax return with the IRS.
  2. When processing your return, the IRS discovered a miscalculation.
  3. The IRS corrected the error and made an adjustment to your return.
  4. The IRS sent CP13 to explain the adjustment and to notify you that the adjustment resulted in a zero balance.

Your options to address IRS Notice CP13

No response required

Notice deadline: 60 days

If you miss the deadline: If you do not dispute the changes on a CP13 within 60 days, the IRS will not reverse the adjustment without substantiation.

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