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Understanding Your CP285 Notice

CP285 notifies BMF taxpayers the reason their Form 1128, Application To Adopt, Change, or Retain a Tax Year, was denied.

What you need to do

Continue filing your annual income tax return on the tax year you have historically used. If you are a new entity, use the tax year assigned when you received the notice of EIN assignment (CP575, 576, etc.).

You may want to

Submit a newly completed, timely Form 1128 for next tax year.



Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 09-Feb-2017

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