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Forms and Instructions

Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Application for Automatic Extension of Time
Miscellaneous Income

 

Individual Tax Return
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Request for Transcript of Tax Return

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Amend/Fix Return
Apply for Power of Attorney
Apply for an ITIN
Rules Governing Practice before IRS

Understanding your CP287 Notice

We denied your Form 8716 request for an Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 444 election because we show you established your tax year as a calendar year.


What you need to do

File your annual return at the end of your required tax year, usually Dec. 31st.


Answers to Common Questions

Is there another way to elect the use of a fiscal tax year?

If you’re a subchapter S corporation, you may be eligible to adopt the use of a fiscal tax year under Rev. Proc. 2006-46.

Printable samples of this notice (.pdf)

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