Understanding Your CP283C Notice

What this notice is about

We charged you a penalty for filing a late or incomplete Form 8955-SSA, Annual Registration Statement Identifying Separated Participants with Deferred Vested Benefits.


What you need to do

  • If you agree, send the amount due by the date on your notice to avoid interest charges.
  • If you disagree, contact us by mail or call 877-829-5500.

You may want to

  • Review this notice with your tax preparer.
  • Call us for assistance at the toll-free telephone number listed at the top right corner of your notice.

Frequently asked questions

When is my Form 8955-SSA due?

Form 8955-SSA is due the last day of the seventh month following the end of your plan year.

Can I have the penalty removed or reduced?

We can consider reducing or removing the penalty under certain circumstances. Send a signed statement to the address shown at the top of the notice that includes the following:

  • The penalty you would like us to reconsider
  • The reason you believe we should reconsider it
  • Your name and title

Helpful information

Publication 594, The IRS Collection Process (PDF)

 

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