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Collection Appeals Program (CAP) FAQs

Q. I just received notification that the IRS will not allow me to have an installment agreement to pay what I owe. I think the IRS should allow my request for an installment agreement. What can I do?

A. If you want to appeal the denial of the installment agreement you can request an Appeal under the Collection Appeals program (CAP). Follow the instructions in Publication 1660.

Q. I was paying under an installment agreement and missed a few payments. The IRS says I can no longer have the installment agreement and must full pay the balance I owe. What can I do?

A. If you want to appeal the termination of the installment agreement you can request an Appeal under the Collection Appeals program (CAP). Follow the instructions in Publication 1660.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 16-Jan-2014