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Tax Center: Restricted Stock: W-2s & Tax Returns

I received a notice (CP-2000) from the IRS stating that, according to last year's tax return, I owe money for the sale of my restricted stock when it vested. I thought I paid all the taxes through withholding at vesting. How do I respond? This is premium content

Because the value of the shares at vesting was added to your W-2, and withholding taxes were based on that value, you thought you did not need to file Schedule D with your Form 1040 to report the sale. It is a common mistake to think this...
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