What this notice is about This notice tells you a discrepancy exists between the amounts of federal tax deposits credited to your account from the amount reported on your tax return. Therefore, you're due a refund. What you need to do Make sure all payments listed in the notice are for the correct account and no payments are missing. If our information is incorrect, call us at the number on page 1 of this notice. You can expect to receive your refund in the next 4 to 6 weeks. Frequently asked questions Why did I receive this notice? You received this notice because a discrepancy exists between the amounts of federal tax deposits credited to your account from the amount reported on your tax return and as a result, you’re due a refund. What should I do if I believe payments were misapplied? Call us at the toll-free number listed in the top right corner of your notice or mail us copies of your notice and proof of payment to the address on the notice. What if I am due a refund and I haven't received it within 4-6 weeks? If it has been more than 6 weeks and you haven’t received your refund, call us at the toll free number listed on the top right corner of your notice. Reference Tools Publication 1, Your Rights as a TaxpayerPDF Publication 15 (Circular E), Employer's Tax GuidePDF Publication 594, The IRS Collection ProcessPDF Notice 746, Information About Your Notice, Penalty and InterestPDF Form 9465, Installment Agreement RequestPDF Full list of tax forms and instructions Need help? You can authorize someone to contact the IRS on your behalf. See if you qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic. If you can’t find what you need online, call the IRS number at the top of your notice or letter.