IRS Notice CP71C – Annual Balance Due Reminder Notice

CP71C is an annual statement of the total unpaid balance due.

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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 CP71C

  1. You have an unpaid tax balance that may be assigned to a revenue officer for collection action.
  2. The IRS is sending you a required annual statement of your balance due.
  3. The notice gives a date you should pay by to avoid additional collection actions.

Your options to address IRS Notice CP71C

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

Notice deadline: 21 days

If you miss the deadline: Additional penalties and interest will accumulate and the IRS may proceed with enforcement action, such as filing a lien or issuing a levy.

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