IRS Notice CP74 – You’ve Recertified for the Earned Income Credit (EIC)
The IRS sends CP74 to inform you that you have recertified for the Earned Income Tax Credit.
Type of Notice: Account Information or change
Likely next step: Address an IRS return or account problem
Why you received IRS Notice CP74
- Your Earned Income Credit (EIC) was disallowed in a prior year.
- You requested recertification for the EIC.
- The IRS sends CP74 to inform you that you are recertified for the EIC and not required to submit Form 8862, Information to Claim Disallowed Earned Income Credit After Disallowance in the future. This notice also states that your client’s refund is being processed.
Notice deadline: N/A
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