What this notice is about We applied a payment to your account. What you need to do Review your notice because it provides the date and amount of the payment we applied. If your notice shows we owe you a refund, you don’t need to respond. If you haven’t already received the refund, you should receive it within 2-4 weeks. If your notice shows an amount due: Pay the amount you owe by the date stated on the notice. If you can't pay the amount in full, pay as much as you can now and make payment arrangements for the remainder. Learn more about payment options such as installment payment plans or call us at 800-829-8374. You may want to Compare your records against the notice figures to ensure the notice is correct. Complete and send us a Form 2848, Power of Attorney and Declaration of RepresentativePDF to authorize someone (such as an accountant) to contact us on your behalf. Frequently asked questions Why did I receive this notice? You received this notice because we applied a payment to your account. What should I do if I the wrong payment was applied? Write to us at the address shown on the notice with the correct actions needed or call us at the telephone number listed on the notice. Tips for next year Consider filing your taxes electronically. Filing online can help you avoid mistakes and find credits and deductions that you may qualify for. In many cases you can file for free. Learn more about e-file. Herramientas de referencia Publicación 1 (SP), Derechos del ContribuyentePDF Publicación 5027 (SP), Información de Robo de Identidad para los ContribuyentesPDF Lista completa de formularios e instrucciones contributivos, en inglés ¿Necesita ayuda? Puede usted autorizar a un representante para comunicarse con el IRS en su nombre. Vea si usted califica para recibir ayuda de las Clínicas para Contribuyentes de Bajos Recursos. Si no puede encontrar lo que necesita en línea, llame al número del IRS en la parte superior de su aviso o carta.