Understanding Your CP22H Notice


What this notice is about

We made the changes you requested to your tax return for the tax year on the notice, which also changed your shared responsibility payment.

What you need to do

  • Read your notice carefully. It will explain the changes to your shared responsibility payment.
  • If you owe, pay the amount due by the date on the notice's payment coupon or make payment arrangements if you can't pay the full amount you owe.
  • Contact us if you disagree with the changes we made.
  • Correct the copy of your tax return you kept for your records.

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Frequently asked questions

The shared responsibility payment (SRP) 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.

Mention that you received a CP22H 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.

SRP is not subject to a Notice of Federal Tax Lien filing or levy. However, interest will continue to accrue until you pay the total balance due. We will apply your federal tax refunds to the amount you owe.

If you don't full pay the amount you owe by the date on the payment coupon, interest will accrue on the unpaid balance after that date, even with a payment plan.

No. The law prohibits the IRS from using liens or levies to collect any individual shared responsibility payment. However, if you owe a shared responsibility payment, we can deduct the amount you owe from any tax refund that may be due to you.

Yes. Call the toll-free number listed on the top right corner of your notice to discuss payment options or review them on our Payments webpage.

Call Taxpayer Advocate at 877-777-4778 or for TTY/TDD 800-829-4059.

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



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.

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