Understanding Your Letter 4281C

 

What this letter is about

You received Letter 4281C because you may be impacted by an IRS data loss, theft, or inadvertent unauthorized disclosure of personally identifiable information, or your personal information was intentionally accessed or disclosed without authorization. If your personal information was intentionally accessed or disclosed without authorization, your letter also includes your rights under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 7431 as well as Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) information .


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  • Find out if a credit file exists for your minor child if we advised you that we lost or disclosed your dependent child’s personal information. If you want to know if a credit file exists for your minor child (under 18 years of age) or if your child’s identity may have been misused, you can contact one of the three credit reporting agencies listed above. 

Frequently asked questions

What do I do if I have trouble enrolling or if I'm told my enrollment code is invalid?

Call the telephone number in your letter, 866-225-2009 (or +267-466-0777, for international callers), to speak to an IRS representative.

Can my power of attorney (POA) contact the IRS about this data loss, theft, or disclosure?

Yes. When filling out Form 2848, Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative, you must specify “IRS breach,” “IRS data loss,” or “IRS information loss” on line 3 as the “Description of Matter.” If you don’t, we can’t discuss this matter with your POA.


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