Understanding your CP522P notice

What this notice is about

We are reviewing your installment agreement and need you to provide updated financial information. Call us by the date on your notice to prevent your installment agreement from being terminated.

What you need to do

  • Prepare your information by downloading and completing a copy of Form 433-A, Collection Information Statement for Wage Earners and Self-Employed Individuals PDF, with your current income and expenses.
    • Make sure to review and complete any supplementary items referenced within Form 433-A.
  • Call us at 800-831-0273 to review the information from Form 433-A PDF. by the date on your notice. Otherwise, your installment agreement will be terminated, and we’ll bill you for the full amount of tax you owe.
    • Do not mail Form 433-A to us.  We will not receive it in time to prevent your installment agreement from being terminated.

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Frequently asked questions

Why does the IRS review my financial situation periodically? (updated Jan. 10, 2024)

To help us determine the correct monthly payment amount for your installment agreement (IA). You agreed to this review when we granted the IA for less than the minimum payment amount usually required.

Your IA payment amount may decrease, increase, or stay the same based on the information you provide.

Why shouldn't I mail the Form 433-A back to you? (updated Jan. 10, 2024)

If you mail Form 433-A, we won’t receive it in time to prevent your IA from being terminated. Your IA will be terminated if we don’t hear from you by the date of the notice.

What will happen if I don't call? (updated Jan. 10, 2024)

We’ll terminate your IA, and you may receive a bill for the entire balance owed. If we re-establish an IA after termination, you may owe an additional user fee for that service.

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