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IRS Notice CP01B – Request for Additional Information to Process Your Return

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The IRS sends CP01B to request additional information to process your tax return. The IRS is requesting that you verify your identity.

Type of Notice: Account information or change

Most common tax problem area: Tax identity theft

Other tax problem areas: IRS return and account problems

Why you received IRS Notice CP01B

  1. The IRS fraud detection system flagged your tax return as a potential identity theft case.
  2. The IRS sent this notice to request that you provide documentation to prove your identity. Before your return be processed, you must prove that you are the legitimate owner of the Social Security Number used on the return.

Your options to address IRS Notice CP01B

  1. Provide the documentation requested

Notice deadline: 30 days

If you miss the deadline: The IRS will not process your tax return until you respond.

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