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Forms and Instructions

Individual Tax Return
Instructions for Form 1040
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Request for Transcript of Tax Return


Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Employers engaged in a trade or business who pay compensation
Installment Agreement Request

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Amend/Fix Return
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Understanding Your CP15H Notice

Your shared responsibility payment (SRP) assessment is due to a recalculation based on changes to your income tax liability. Your examination results are addressed in a separate correspondence.


What you need to do

  • Read your notice carefully -- it explains your due date, amount due, and payment options.
  • Make your payment by your due date. Go to the payments page to find out more about your payment options.

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Answers to Common Questions

Why was I assessed this penalty?

The shared responsibility payment (SRP) amount that you owe is the assessed payment for not having minimum essential health coverage for you and, if applicable, your dependents per Internal Revenue Code Section 5000A - Individual shared responsibility payment.

What happens if I can't pay the full amount I owe now?

See if you may be able to set up a payment plan through our Online Payment Agreement Application.

What happens if I don’t respond to this notice?

You will continue to be charged interest until the balance is paid.

Am I charged interest on the money I owe?

Yes, interest will continue to be added if you don’t pay the full amount you owe by the date on the payment coupon.

What should I do if I disagree with the notice?

Call us at the toll free number on the top right corner of your notice. Please have your paperwork (such as cancelled checks, amended return, etc.) ready when you call.

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.

Printable samples of this notice (PDF)

How to get help