What this notice is about We received your Form 8862, Information to Claim Certain Refundable Credits After Disallowance, and you have successfully shown your eligibility for certain credits claimed on your tax return. What you need to do You don’t need to take further action. Look for your refund within 6 weeks if you don’t owe other tax or debts we are required to collect. You may want to Keep a copy of this notice for your records. Frequently asked questions What if I don't receive my refund within 6 weeks? You can call us at the toll-free telephone number listed in the top right corner of your notice. Which credits does the notice apply to? The notice applies only to certain credits you claimed for the notice year and for which you completed Form 8862 because we denied the credits in an audit of your tax return for a previous year. Credits may include Earned Income Tax Credit, American Opportunity Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, Additional Child Tax Credit or Credit for Other Dependents. Tips for next year Consider filing your taxes electronically. You may be able to file for free. Filing online can help you to avoid mistakes and find credits and deductions you might qualify for. Learn more about e-file. Helpful information Publication 596, Earned Income Credit Publication 970, Tax Benefits for Education Publication 972, Child Tax Credit and Credit for Other Dependents Reference tools Publication 1, Your Rights as a Taxpayer Notice Topic 651 Notice Topic 653 Full list of tax forms and instructions Need help? You can authorize someone to represent you before the IRS or inspect and/or receive confidential tax information. You may be eligible for free help from the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS). See if you qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic. You can request a copy of your notice or letter in Braille or large print. If you can’t find what you need online, call the telephone number on your notice or letter.