Tax Resolution Services

Trust Fund Recovery Penalty

For businesses owners who might owe a civil penalty for unpaid payroll taxes, DTR can help find a resolution so your business can thrive again.

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The Trust Fund Recovery Penalty (TFRP) is a penalty assessed to business owners and business associates who have withheld and not submitted employee payroll taxes, such as federal income tax, social security tax and medicare tax. If a business owner or associate is found by the IRS to be a “responsible person,” a TFRP will be assessed and issued tax liens, property seizures and garnishments. Individuals have 60 days from the date of the TFRP to appeal or pay. However, the appeal process can be quite lengthy. But by working with DTR, you can begin your resolution process and get back to doing what you do best – running your business.

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With DTR’s Help

You can begin the resolution process and avoid unnecessary downtime.


Personal penalty assessments for failure to pay payroll tax


Option to appeal assessment

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