Understanding Your CP142 Notice


What this notice is about

We sent you this notice because you filed your information returns late.

What you need to do

  • You must get an extension of time to file so we can finish processing your returns. To request an extension, send us a letter with the information described in the notice along with a copy of the late return and the notice.
  • You must respond within 30 days from the date of the notice.

Frequently asked questions

Where should I mail my response?

Mail your statement to the address at the top of the notice.

Can I fax the information?

Yes. You can fax your documents to the fax number in the notice using either a fax machine or an online fax service. Protect yourself when sending digital data by understanding the fax service’s privacy and security. Please don’t fax and mail your response.