The Internal Revenue Service sent a large number of CP14 notices dated July 5, 2021 to individuals that had an amount due on their 2020 income tax return. These notices appear to be sent in error; however, there are steps you should take to prevent further action and dispute the amount due.
Based on our research and conversations with other CPAs, the IRS has deposited tax payments made on individual’s 2020 income returns; but has not updated individual accounts to credit payments made.
The IRS website discusses this notice in more detail. (Understanding Notice CP14) The IRS indicates you do need to contact the IRS if you disagree with the notice.
1) Respond yourself.
2) Boudreau Consulting can respond on your behalf.
**If you filed a joint return, please determine the Social Security Number used with the payment. One potential issue is the IRS computers have the tax liability listed with the first Social Security Number, but your payment may have been applied under the second Social Security Number.
If you did not make the payment yet, please pay the total amount shown using the instructions on the notice.BACK TO LIST