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Why did I receive an IRS B Notice?

You’ve received an IRS-B notice because some of the information on your PayPal account doesn’t match what the IRS has on file for you. We simply need some additional information from you to ensure we have the correct business information on file for tax reporting purposes.

As you may know, IRS rules (IRC Section 6050W) require that all U.S. payment processors, including PayPal, report gross payment information to the IRS about certain customers who receive payments for the sale of goods or services.

The notice we sent will provide you with all the additional information we need from you.
  • If you received a 1st B notice, you can mail us your documents or use the IRS dashboard.
  • If you received a 2nd B notice, you can respond via the Resolution Center.
Please make sure all pages of the document are included and signed if applicable.

Send documents to:

Compliance Operations Omaha
12312 Port Grace Blvd.
La Vista, NE 68128

Please provide these documents within 15 days of receiving the notice to avoid limitations to your account.

For more information on tax reporting and FAQ’s please visit the PayPal IRS 6050W website.
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