IRS Notice CP49 – The IRS Applied Your Refund to Taxes Owed

Part or all of your refund has been transferred to offset a balance due on another tax year.

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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 CP49

  1. You had a tax balance and didn’t pay it in full.
  2. You filed a tax return with a refund due.
  3. The IRS used all or part of your refund to pay the back taxes you owe.

Your options to address IRS Notice CP49

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

Notice deadline: N/A

If you miss the deadline: N/A

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