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.
January 21, 2014
Updates were made to the code or formatting on this page as of August 19, 2014. This date does not reflect the effective date or any other date relating to the content of this page.