IRS Notice CP71 – Annual Balance Due Reminder Notice
CP71 is an annual statement of an unpaid balance due.
Type of Notice: Unpaid balance
Likely next step: Address an IRS bill for unpaid taxes
Also see: IRS penalties
Why you received IRS Notice CP71
- You have an unpaid tax balance, but your account is currently in deferred status.
- The IRS is sending you a required annual statement of your total balance due.
- Although a payment is not required currently, the notice gives a date you should pay by, if you want to keep additional penalties and interest from accumulating.
Notice deadline: N/A
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