IRS Notice CP516 – Unfiled Form 1040
The IRS still hasn’t received your Form 1040.
Type of Notice: Late return
Likely next step: File a tax return
Also see: IRS penalties, IRS bill for unpaid taxes
Why you received IRS Notice CP516
- The IRS did not receive a tax return from you by the due date.
- The IRS thinks that you are required to file a tax return for the tax year shown on the notice.
- You may have received previous requests for a tax return (IRS Notice CP59 and CP515) and the IRS did not receive a response.
Notice deadline: Not specified
If you miss the deadline: The IRS may figure your tax for you for the unfiled year. Penalties and interest will apply and future refunds may be held.
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