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Understanding Your CP267A Notice

You received a CP267A Notice because you’ve overpaid the Branded Prescription Drug Fee.


What you need to do

  • Call us within 30 days of the notice date between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Central Time at the number on your notice.
  • Identify your payments by tax form, fee year, and amount.
  • Tell us if we have misapplied any of your payments.
  • Inform us where you want to apply the overpayment.

You may want to...

  • Review your Letter 4658, Final Fee Calculation
  • Visit www.irs.gov and search for the key phrase “Branded Prescription Drug.”
  • For tax forms, instructions, and publications, visit www.irs.gov or call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676).

Answers to Common Questions

Why am I getting this notice?

We've sent you this notice because our records indicate you over paid your Branded Prescription Drug Fee. We need you to confirm that your payment was intended for another fee year or inform us where you want to apply the overpayment.

What is an "overpayment," and how is that different from a "refund?"

An "overpayment" occurs when you pay more taxes during the year than what you owe. This can either be refunded to you or applied to other taxes.


Tax forms or publications you may find useful

  • Report of Branded Prescription Drug Information Form 8947

How to get help

Calling the 1-800 number listed on the top right corner of your notice is the fastest way to get your questions answered.

You can also authorize someone (such as an accountant) to contact the IRS on your behalf using the Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative (Form 2848).

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 09-Apr-2014

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How to get help

  • Call the 1-800 number listed on the top right corner of your notice.
  • Authorize someone (e.g., accountant) to contact the IRS on your behalf using Form 2848.
  • See if you qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.