IRS Notice CP75 – Exam Initial Contact Letter – EIC Entire Refund Frozen

The IRS sends CP75 to notify you that the IRS is auditing your tax return and the part of your refund due to the Earned Income Tax Credit is frozen.

Type of Notice: Return accuracy

Most common tax problem area: IRS tax audits

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

Why you received IRS Notice CP75

  1. You claimed the Earned Income Tax Credit on your tax return.
  2. The IRS is questioning whether you are eligible to take the Earned Income Tax Credit.
  3. The IRS decided to audit your return.

Your options to address IRS Notice CP75

  1. Provide the documentation requested

Notice deadline: 30 days

If you miss the deadline: The IRS will deny the Earned Income Tax Credit and you will have a reduced refund or a balance due.

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