Form 12153


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1. What is a 12153 Form?

The fillable Form 12153 (Request for a Collection Due Process or Equivalent Hearing) is a federal tax form designed by the IRS (Internal Revenue Service) and issued by the IRS Office of Appeals to let you request a CDP (Collection Due Process) or an alternative hearing in case you receive a notice of levy or lien. Attach Form 433B (business) or 433A (personal) to discuss a Collection Alternative. 

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2. What I need the 12153 Form for?

  • It’s used for requesting a different way to pay off your debt and receive an official chance to avoid the levy;
  • If you want to avoid the issuing of a levy notice but have already received a notice of lien;
  • File this form if you didn’t manage to request a CDP until the established deadline for the current year, but want to apply for another hearing option. 

3. How to fill out Form 12153? 

Only pages 1-2 are fillable. They require the following information:

  • your name, TIN (Taxpayer ID), address, contact phone number;
  • the same information for the second taxpayer if you are filing jointly;
  • tax information from the received lien or levy notice, including tax type, number, and period;
  • the right hearing request basis (both can be chosen);
  • confirmation of the equivalent hearing necessity (optional);
  • the reason for disagreement with the received levy, lien, or both (alternative written explanations are acceptable;
  • signatures of both spouses (if filing jointly) and the representative (if there is any). 

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4. Organizations that work with Form 12153

  • The IRS Office of Appeals;
  • Internal Revenue Service. 

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