The IRS is contacting your because their records indicate there is an outstanding refund check issued to the taxpayer - the refund check is outdated and no longer valid. If you still have the check, destroy it and contact the IRS to receive a new refund check. If the check is lost contact the IRS at the number on the notice to verify your information and receive a new refund check.

Note: If you filed a joint return, the IRS will send a copy to each spouse that contains the same information.

Sections of the Notice:

  • Header Section
    This area contains the Notice Number, the notice date, your Social Security Number and the IRS contact number.
  • Explanation Section
    The IRS records indicate that you may have an outdated, non-negotiable refund check and they want to issue a replacement.
  • Response Section
    The IRS needs to be contacted to verify your information before sending a new refund check. Contact them at the number in the header section.

 

Sample CP 32A:

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