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your because their records indicate there is an outstanding refund check issued to the taxpayer - the refund check is outdated and no longer valid.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:
Sample CP 32A:
- 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The IRS records indicate that you may have an outdated, non-negotiable refund check and they want to issue a replacement.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.