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IRS Notice CP259 – You Didn’t File a Tax Return

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A required business return has not been filed.

Type of Notice: Late return

Likely next step: File a business return

Also see: Unpaid business taxes, Business tax penalties

Why you received IRS Notice CP259

  1. The IRS did not receive a business tax return by the due date.
  2. The IRS thinks that you are required to file a tax return for the tax year/period shown on the notice.

Notice deadline: 10 days

If you miss the deadline: The IRS may prepare a tax return and charge applicable penalties and interest on the taxes calculated based on information they received from others such as banks, credit card merchants and other payers.

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