IRS Letter 2802C – You Need to Withhold More Taxes
The amount you are having withheld from your paycheck is not enough to cover your taxes.
Type of notice: Account information or change
Possible next step: Address an IRS return or account problem
Why you received IRS Letter 2802C
- You are not currently having enough federal income taxes withheld from your paycheck to cover the taxes you owe.
- The IRS sent Letter 2802C to instruct you to file a new Form W-4 with your employer and to increase the amount you are having withheld.
Notice deadline: 30 days
If you miss the deadline: If you do not comply with this request, the IRS will issue a Lock-In Letter requiring your employer to withhold taxes at the highest rate possible.
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