IRS Notice CP80 – The IRS Hasn’t Received Your Tax Return

The IRS sent CP80 to inform you that the IRS has received a payment for the tax year in question, but did not receive a return. You may be due a refund.

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Type of Notice: Late return

Most common tax problem area: Unfiled tax returns

Other tax problem areas: N/A

Why you received IRS Notice CP80

  1. You had taxes withheld from your pay or you made estimated tax payments.
  2. You did not file a tax return by the due date.
  3. The IRS sent CP80 to notify you that you have credits to your tax account. If there is a refund due for that tax year you will lose it, if the return is not filed within three years of the date the return was due.

Your options to address IRS Notice CP80

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

Notice deadline: Three years from the date the return was due.

If you miss the deadline: You will not receive a refund for this tax year, even if you file the tax return.

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