We changed your mailing address because we received an employment tax return or Form 8822-B, Change of Address or Responsible Party – Business, with an address different from what’s on our records. We send CPs 148 to both the employer’s former (148B) and new (148A) addresses to confirm the address change.
What you need to do
- If the address change is correct, you don’t need to do anything.
- If the address change is not correct, please return the notice to us with a completed Form 8822-B, Change of Address or Responsible Party - Business.
You may want to
- Keep the notice for your permanent records.
- Submit a Form 8822-B when you need to update your address in the future.
Answers to common questions
Why did the IRS change my address?
We update an address when we receive:
- Form 8822-B
- An employment tax return with an address different from what's on our records.
- Notification of any address variation from the address of record for the business entity, e.g. interchanging "Street" for "St."
Tax publications you may find useful
- Publication 1, Your Rights as a Taxpayer (PDF)
- Form 8716, Election To Have a Tax Year Other Than a Required Tax Year (PDF)
- Form W-7A Application for Taxpayer Identification Number for Pending U.S. Adoptions (PDF)
- Form W-7 (SP) Solicitud de Número de Identificación Personal del Contribuyente del Servicio de Impuestos Internos (PDF)
- Full list of tax forms and instructions
How to get help
- Call the 800, 866 or 888 number listed on the top right corner of your notice.
- Authorize someone (such as an accountant) to contact the IRS on your behalf using Form 2848, Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative (PDF)
- See if you qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.