Recently, the IRS has stopped mailing three types of notices: CP501, CP503 and CP504. These notices typically go to taxpayers who have a balance due on their taxes.
This adjustment is being put into place to ease any confusion that might come from delays processing correspondence from taxpayers associated with the backlog of mail from closed IRS operations due to COVID-19.
Taxpayers that received a CP14, Notice of Balance Due, and mailed a payment to the IRS should understand that their mailing may still be unopened. The IRS is assessing the current backlog of mail and will resume follow-up notices using CP501, CP503 and CP504, once appropriate.
Finally, the IRS has noted that payments will be credited to the date the IRS received them. Taxpayers should not cancel checks and make sure funds still remain available in their accounts as these payments are currently being opened and processed.
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