IRS Notice CP59 – Form 1040 Tax Return Not Filed

You Didn’t File a 1040 Form Tax Return

Type of notice: Late return

Most common tax problem area: Unfiled returns

Other tax problem areas: IRS bill for unpaid taxes, IRS penalties

Why you received IRS Notice CP59

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

Your options to address IRS Notice CP59

  1. File a return
  2. Clear up an account error

Notice deadline: None

If you miss the deadline: N/A

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