IRS Notice CP87C – You Need to Make Sure Someone Qualifies As Your Dependent

You need to verify that the dependent claimed on your tax return qualifies as a dependent.

Type of Notice: Return accuracy

Most common tax problem area: Return and account problems

Other tax problem areas: Tax identity theft

Why you received IRS Notice CP87C

  1. You filed a return and claimed one or more dependents.
  2. A dependent you claimed filed their own return claiming income above the exemption amount.
  3. The IRS wants you to verify that the claimed dependent qualifies as your dependent.

Your options to address IRS Notice CP87C

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

Notice deadline: N/A

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