IRS Notice CP14 – Balance Due

The IRS sends CP14 to request payment of the balance due on your individual income tax return, including any penalties charged.

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Type of notice: Unpaid balance

Most common tax problem area: IRS bill for unpaid taxes

Other tax problem areas: IRS penalties

Why you received IRS Notice CP14

  1. You filed a tax return that had a balance due.
  2. You did not pay the taxes owed by the due date.

Your options to address IRS Notice CP14

  1. Make arrangements to pay.
  2. Dispute the taxes you owe.
  3. Dispute the penalties.

Notice deadline: 21 days

If you miss the deadline: The IRS will continue to request payment and penalties and interest will accrue.

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