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IRS Notice CP71 – Annual Balance Due Reminder Notice

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CP71 is an annual statement of an unpaid balance due.

Type of Notice: Unpaid balance

Likely next step: Address an IRS bill for unpaid taxes

Also see: IRS penalties

Why you received IRS Notice CP71

  1. You have an unpaid tax balance, but your account is currently in deferred status.
  2. The IRS is sending you a required annual statement of your total balance due.
  3. Although a payment is not required currently, the notice gives a date you should pay by, if you want to keep additional penalties and interest from accumulating.

Notice deadline: N/A

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