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IRS Letter 5600C – You May Have Paid Too Much Shared Responsibility Payment

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You may have reported a higher amount of Shared Responsibility Payment than you owed.

Type of Notice: Return accuracy

Most common tax problem area: File an amended return

Why you received IRS Letter 5600C

  1. You filed a tax return and reported a Shared Responsibility Payment (SRP) for failing to have health insurance coverage for the entire year.
  2. The IRS determined you either do not owe the SRP or the amount you reported was too high.
  3. The IRS sent Letter 5600C to inform you that you may need to file an amended return to correct the amount of your SRP.

Notice deadline: None specified

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