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Understanding Your CP284 Notice

We approved your Form 1128, Application to Adopt, Change, or Retain a Tax Year.

What you need to do

  • Timely file a short period annual return for the tax year ending that is shown on Form 1128.
  • Keep this notice for your records.

You may want to

Call 800-829-3676 (800-TAX-FORM) to order forms and publications or visit our website,, to download them.

Answers to Common Questions

What is Form 1128?
When approved, this form allows a taxpayer to change the date on which they close their tax year. Partnerships, S corporations, personal service corporations (PSCs), or trusts may be required to file the form to adopt or retain a certain tax year.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 05-Dec-2016

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