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IRS Letter 257C – We Corrected Your Name or Taxpayer Identification Number

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The discrepancy between your name and your Taxpayer Identification Number has been corrected.

Type of notice: Account information or change

Likely next step: Address a return or account problem

Why you received IRS Letter 257C

  1. You filed a tax return.
  2. During processing, the IRS found a discrepancy between your taxpayer identification number and your name as shown in IRS records.
  3. You contacted the IRS to resolve the discrepancy.
  4. The IRS sent Letter 257C to notify you that the discrepancy was resolved. If a refund is due, you should receive your refund in four to six weeks.

Notice deadline: N/A

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