Unpaid Taxes May Result In Passport Revocation Or Denied Renewal
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will issue a CP508C notice to individuals whose tax debt has reached a specific threshold. The CP508C notice certifies a person’s tax account as “seriously delinquent” and prompts the State Department to act by impeding the U.S. passport renewal process.
After receiving certification from the IRS, the State Department has the authority to deny a passport application, revoke an existing passport and/or place limitation on how a debtor’s passport may be used for travel.
What Action Do I Need To Take After Receiving A CP508C Notice?
If you have received a CP508C notice from the IRS concerning seriously delinquent tax debt, you need to take immediate legal action — call attorney Robert T. Leonard at 818-485-2115.
He will help you:
- Understand the details of the notice, including amount the IRS claims you owe, when payment is due and what steps need to be taken to keep the State Department from revoking, limiting or denying your passport.
- Initiate contact with the IRS if you have questions, or believe the notice was sent to you by error. This must occur within 30 days of the printed notice date.
- Prepare for next steps, including representing and protecting your interests during IRS hearings.
It is crucial to take immediate action upon receiving a CP508C notice to avoid passport penalties, problems with the IRS or worse.
Trusted Legal Guidance For Complex Tax Matters
As a certified public accountant (CPA (inactive)) and tax lawyer with Over 30 YEARS Of EXPERIENCE, Rob Leonard understands the intricacies of tax law and how to effectively guide you through the process. He will advise you on your specific situation so you feel confident making well-informed decisions about your case, and will protect your rights and aggressively advocate on your behalf throughout the entire process.
At the Law Offices of Robert T. Leonard, we assist clients throughout California and around the country involved in all tax-related issues, including complex delinquent tax matters.
If You Have Received A CP508C Notice, Contact Us Immediately
Do not hesitate to take action on your CP508C notice. Schedule a free consultation to discuss your case with a knowledgeable CPA (inactive) and experienced tax attorney today.
The Wall Street Journal recently reported on the seriousness of passport denial due to deliquent tax debts.