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For you and your family
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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 CP287B Notice

We denied your Form 8716 request because your deferral period is more than 3 months. We’ll mail your denied Form 8716 separately.

What you need to do

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

Answers to Common Questions

What is a “deferral period”?

It means the number of months between the last day of the elected tax year and the last day of the required tax year.

Printable samples of this notice (.pdf)

How to get help