IRS Notice CP31 – Your Refund Check Was Returned to Us

The IRS sends CP31 to inform you that your refund check was returned to the IRS. The IRS is requesting a new address to mail the check.

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Type of Notice: Account information or change

Most common tax problem area: IRS return and account problems

Why you received IRS Notice CP31

  1. You filed a tax return with the IRS which resulted in a refund.
  2. The refund check the IRS sent to you was returned.
  3. CP31 was sent to obtain your most current address so the IRS can mail your refund check.

Your options to address IRS Notice CP31

  1. Provide the requested information

Notice deadline: N/A

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