Understanding Your CP210 CP220 Notice

What This Notice Is About

We made change(s) for the tax year specified on the notice.


What You Need To Do

  • Read your notice carefully. It explains the changes we made to your tax account.
  • If you agree, make your payment (if you have a balance) by your due date. Go to the payments page to find out more about your payment options.
  • If you disagree, contact us at the toll-free number on the top right corner of your notice.
  • Correct the copy of your tax return that you kept for your records.

You May Want To

Download additional information pertaining to your tax account.


Frequently Asked Questions

Mention that you received a CP210 or CP 220 notice and you need to review your account with a customer service representative. Be sure to have a copy of your notice and your tax return before you call.

If you disagree, contact us at the toll-free number listed on the top right corner of your notice.

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

If you don't full pay the amount you owe by the date on your notice, interest will accrue on the unpaid balance after that date.

Yes, you'll receive a late payment penalty if you did not pay the tax in full. You can contact us at the number listed on your notice if you’re unable to pay the full amount shown in your specific notice because of circumstances beyond your control. Contact us by the due date of your payment and, depending on your situation, we may be able to remove the penalty.

If you don't owe other taxes or debts we're required to collect, such as child support, and 3 weeks have lapsed, call us at the toll-free number listed on the top right corner of your notice.

If you were paid $10 or more in interest, you'll receive a Form 1099-INT from IRS by January 31st of next year. Please note, even if the interest amount paid to you is less than $10, you must report this amount on your tax return.

You'll need to file an amended return.

Please contact us at the number listed on the top right corner of your notice. Refer to the IRS Identity Theft resource page for more information.


Tips For Next Year

  • Consider filing your taxes electronically in the future if you did not file this return electronically. Filing online can help you avoid mistakes. Learn more about e-file.

Need Help?

Need Help?

  • You can authorize someone to contact the IRS on your behalf.
  • See if you qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.
  • If you can’t find what you need online, you can call the IRS at the 800, 866, or 888 number listed on the notice.