IRS Notice CP87D – You Need to Make Sure You Are Not Someone’s Dependent

Another taxpayer has filed a tax return listing your Social Security Number (SSN) as one of their dependents.

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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 CP87D

  1. You claimed a dependent on your tax return.
  2. The dependent you claimed filed a joint return with his or her spouse.
  3. You may not be eligible to claim this individual, so the IRS wants you to verify that the dependent meets the rules to qualify as your dependent.

Your options to address IRS Notice CP87D

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

Notice deadline: N/A

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