IRS Letter 5972C – You Have Unfiled Tax Returns and/or an Unpaid Balance
The IRS is trying to collect unpaid taxes or unfiled tax returns from you.
Type of notice: Unfiled returns
Likely next step: File back tax returns
Also see: IRS bill for unpaid taxes, IRS penalties
Why you received IRS Letter 5972C
- You have an unpaid tax balance and/or an unfiled tax return.
- The IRS sent Letter 5972C to inform you of steps you need to take to avoid IRS enforcement actions such as liens and levies.
Notice deadline: As specified on the notice
If you miss the deadline: The IRS may issue a levy or file a tax lien.
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