IRS Notice CP21E – Changes to Your Form 1040, Amount Due
You have a balance due for the tax year indicated on the notice as a result of a recent audit.
Type of Notice: Return accuracy
Most common tax problem area: IRS audits
Why you received IRS Notice CP21E
- The IRS audited your tax return.
- The changes to your tax return resulted in a balance due.
- The CP21E explains the return changes and the balance due. The notice includes a report detailing all the changes from the audit.
Your options to address IRS Notice CP21E
- Dispute the taxes you owe
- Make arrangements to pay
- Dispute the penalties
Notice deadline: 21 days
If you miss the deadline: Additional interest will accumulate and failure to pay penalties will be assessed.
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