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IRS Notice CP14 – Balance Due

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The IRS is requesting payment of the balance due on your individual income tax return, including any penalties charged.

Editor’s Note: Did you receive a CP14 Notice for your 2021 joint tax return? Please review this IRS Statement on CP14 balance due notices that were sent out in error.

Type of notice: Unpaid balance

Likely next step: Address an IRS bill for unpaid taxes

Also see: 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.

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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