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Understanding your CP259A Notice

Your organization didn’t file a Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-N.


What you need to do

  • File a Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-N
  • Complete the response form
  • Mail it to the address on the notice

    Answers to Common Questions

    What should I do if I have all ready filed Form 990, 990-EZ or 990-N?
    If you filed within the last four weeks using the same name and Employer ID number (EIN) on your notice, you don’t need to do anything. Our system may not have processed your return at the time we mailed the notice.
    If you filed more than four weeks ago or used a different name or EIN, complete the Response form starting on Page 3 and mail it to us with a signed and dated copy of the return.

    What should I do if I don’t think I have to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-N?
    Complete the response form starting on Page 3 and mail it to us.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 08-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.