What this notice is about We charged you a penalty for filing a late or incomplete Form 8955-SSA, Annual Registration Statement Identifying Separated Participants with Deferred Vested Benefits. What you need to do If you agree, send the amount due by the date on your notice to avoid interest charges. If you disagree, contact us by mail or call 877-829-5500. You may want to Review this notice with your tax preparer. Call us for assistance at the toll-free telephone number listed at the top right corner of your notice. Frequently asked questions When is my Form 8955-SSA due? Form 8955-SSA is due the last day of the seventh month following the end of your plan year. Can I have the penalty removed or reduced? We can consider reducing or removing the penalty under certain circumstances. Send a signed statement to the address shown at the top of the notice that includes the following: The penalty you would like us to reconsider The reason you believe we should reconsider it Your name and title Helpful information Publication 594, The IRS Collection ProcessPDF Reference Tools Publication 1, Your Rights as a Taxpayer Full list of tax forms and instructions Need help? You can authorize someone to contact the IRS on your behalf. See if you qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic. If you can’t find what you need online, call the IRS number at the top of your notice or letter. If you didn’t receive a letter or notice, use telephone assistance. If you can't resolve the penalty on your own, contact Taxpayer Advocate Service, an independent organization within IRS.