Where to Mail Form 843 to the IRS?

It is always good to know where to mail your Form 843 when filing it. Don't forget that even the slightest mistake in the mailing address could cause delays in your filing process.

Not just for Form 843 but for all IRS forms, you should be sure of the address where you report your forms to the IRS. Whether you use Form 843 or another method, you must be able to provide the IRS with accurate information. 

In addition, the form must be filed within the statutory period. If a claim is made late, the IRS may not accept the claim. Also, information is needed to ensure the processing of Form 843. If a claim is made on time, the IRS can take as little as three to four months to process it.

The IRS can process Form 843 within three to four months, but it may take longer if the form is incomplete or missing information. You can also send your Form 843 by postal service or virtual fax.

Mailing Addresses for Form 843

Form 843 is also known as the “Claim for Refund and Request for Abatement.” This form is used to request refunds of certain taxes and fees. It can also be used for excise issues.

Depending on the type of refund you request, you can choose from one of the six primary mailing addresses of the IRS. These addresses are listed by state. You can also use the back taxes page of the website to find previous years’ mailing addresses. Here are the conditions which may require different mailing locations for Form 843:

If you are filing Form 843 in response to an IRS notice regarding a tax or fee related to certain taxes such as income, employment, gift, estate, excise, etc., then mail the form to: 

  • The address is shown in the notice.

If you are filing Form 843 to request a claim for refund in Form 706/709 only tax matters, then mail the form to: 

  • Internal Revenue Service Center, Attn: E&G, Stop 824G 7940 Kentucky Drive Florence, KY 41042-2915

If you are filing Form 843 for penalties or for any other reason other than an IRS notice, an estate tax claim for refund, or Letter 4658, then mail the form to:

  • The service center where you would be required to file a current year tax return for the tax to which your claim or request relates. See the instructions for the return you are filing.

If you are filing Form 843 in response to Letter 4658 (notice of branded prescription drug fee), Note. To ensure proper processing, write “Branded Prescription Drug Fee” across the top of Form 843, then mail the form to:

  • Internal Revenue Service, Mail Stop 4921 BPDF, 1973 N. Rulon White Blvd. Ogden, UT 84404

Caution: Use this address only if you claim a refund of the branded prescription drug fee.

If you are filing Form 843 for requests of a net interest rate of zero, then mail it to:

  • The service center where you filed your most recent return.

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