Appealing a Notice or Bill
- What can be appealed?
You can appeal:
- Changes to your tax return or account
- Estimated tax amount due
- Late filing fee
- Negligence penalty
- Underpayment interest
You cannot appeal:
- Regular and delinquent interest
- Returned payment charges
- Refunds applied to other debts
- Collection fees
- When can I appeal a notice?
You must appeal a notice or bill within 60 days of the notice date to avoid the charges on this notice becoming final.
- How do I appeal a notice?
To appeal a notice or bill, you need to:
- Clearly explain why you don’t agree with the notice
- Attach or include any documents to support your appeal
- Type (or neatly print) and sign your appeal
- Write your tax account number and the tax period of the notice on all your included documents
You may appeal by mail or fax:Wisconsin Department of Revenue
PO Box 8903
Madison, WI 53708-8903
You may appeal online for individual income tax, fiduciary income tax, occasional consumer use tax and miscellaneous motor fuel tax. Go to tap.revenue.wi.gov/services. Select Appeal a bill/notice.
Page last updated January 21, 2014