Understanding Your CP216F Notice

We approved your request for an extension to file your Form 5500 series and/or 8955-SSA.


What you need to do

  • Keep this notice for your records.
  • File your required form by your new due date shown on the notice.

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Answers to Common Questions

Where can I go for more information about Employee Benefit Plans?
For more information on Employee Benefit Plans, see Retirement Plans Community.


Tips for next year

Be sure to mail your Form 5558 on or before the due date of your return.

Printable samples of this notice (PDF)

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.