Understanding Your CP218 Notice


What this notice is about

We received your Form 940, Employer's Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return, but you do not need to file this form. Churches and certain religious organizations are exempt from federal unemployment tax.

What you need to do

  • Do not file Form 940 PDF.
  • Destroy any Forms 940 you have.
  • Do not make any tax deposits for Form 940.

You may want to

Contact your state to determine if you must make contributions under the state unemployment compensation law.

Frequently asked questions

Should I still file Form 941, Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return PDF?

You must file a Form 941 for federal income taxes and other amounts withheld from employees’ compensation.

Who can I contact if I disagree with this notice?

You can call the telephone number on the top right corner of your notice.

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