IRS Notice CP75 – Exam Initial Contact Letter – EIC Entire Refund Frozen
The IRS is auditing your tax return and holding the Earned Income Credit (EIC) portion of your refund.
Type of Notice: Return accuracy
Likely next step: Address an IRS audit
Also see: IRS penalties, IRS bill for unpaid taxes
Why you received IRS Notice CP75
- You claimed the Earned Income Tax Credit on your tax return.
- The IRS is questioning whether you are eligible to take the Earned Income Tax Credit.
- The IRS decided to audit your return and is requesting proof of items claimed on your tax return.
Notice deadline: 30 days
If you miss the deadline: The IRS will deny the Earned Income Tax Credit and you will have a reduced refund or a balance due.
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