IRS Notice CP2501 – Your Tax Return Doesn’t Match the Information the IRS has on File
The IRS Automated Underreporter (AUR) unit is requesting an explanation to resolve an income discrepancy.
Type of notice: Return accuracy
Likely next step: Handle a CP2000 underreporter inquiry
Also see: IRS penalties, IRS bill for unpaid taxes
Why you received IRS Notice CP2501
- The IRS discovered a difference between income reported on your tax return and income reported to the IRS by employers, banks and other payers.
- The IRS is requesting an explanation of the difference.
Notice deadline: 30 days
If you miss the deadline: The IRS will send you a notice with proposed changes to your tax return and the amount of additional tax, penalties and interest.
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