IRS Notice CP27 – Important Information About the Earned Income Credit
The IRS sent CP27 to notify you that although you do not have qualifying children, you may still qualify for the earned income tax credit.
Type of Notice: Return accuracy
Most common tax problem area: IRS return and account problems
Other tax problem areas: N/A
Why you received IRS Notice CP27
- You filed a tax return with the IRS.
- Based on your income, the IRS determined that you may qualify for the earned income tax credit (EITC).
- The IRS sent CP27 to determine whether you qualify for the EITC. Complete the worksheet enclosed in the notice to determine if you are eligible. If you are eligible, send the completed and signed worksheet to the IRS. If the IRS agrees, you will receive a refund in six to eight weeks.
Your options to address IRS Notice CP27
- Provide the requested information
Notice deadline: N/A
If you miss the deadline: N/A
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