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IRS Letter 3179C – Refund Offset to Treasury Offset Program – Nontax Debt

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You asked the IRS about a refund that was taken to pay a nontax debt.

Type of notice: Account information or change

Likely next step: Address an IRS return or account problem

Why you received IRS Letter 3179C

  1. You (or your spouse, if applicable) owed a non-tax debt (such as child support or student loans) that the IRS is required to collect.
  2. You contacted the IRS to find out why your refund was taken or the IRS needs additional information to process your Form 8379, Injured Spouse Allocation.
  3. This letter may require that you submit additional information to process a request.

Notice deadline: As specified on the notice

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