What this notice is about We charged you a penalty on your Form 5500. What you need to do Pay the amount due to avoid additional penalty and interest charges. Frequently asked questions What steps can I take if I can't pay the full amount? Visit Paying Your Taxes for more information about payment options. What if I don't pay the amount by the due date? Additional penalties and interest will accrue. Can I request the penalty be removed or reduced? If you believe a penalty should be reconsidered, mail a signed statement to the address on your notice. Identify which penalty you want reconsidered and why. We'll review the information and let you know if we accept your explanation. Helpful information Publication 594, The IRS Collection ProcessPDF Reference Tools Publication 1, Your Rights as a Taxpayer Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax 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.