IRS Notice CP12M – Making Work Pay and/or Government Retiree Credit Computed
The IRS made a change to the Making Work Pay and/or Government Retiree Credit on your tax return.
Type of notice: Return accuracy
Likely next step: Address an IRS return or account problem
Why you received IRS Notice CP12M
- You filed a Form 1040 tax return claiming the Making Work Pay and/or Government Retiree Credit.
- The IRS made a change in the calculation of the Making Work Pay and/or Government Retiree Credit during return processing.
- This change resulted in a refund or a change in the amount of the refund shown on the return.
- The IRS sent CP12M to explain the change that was made and to notify you of the corrected refund amount.
Notice deadline: 60 days
If you miss the deadline: The IRS will not reverse the change and you will have to file a claim for refund.
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