Understanding Your CP219 Notice

We received your Form 940, Federal Unemployment Tax; however, you are not required to file. We determined that you’re an exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.


What you need to do

  • Destroy any Forms 940 you have. Do not make tax deposits for federal unemployment tax.
  • Contact your state to find out if you’re required to make contributions under the state unemployment compensation law.

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.