Tax Refund Interception Program (TRIP) - Legislative Reference

Legislative Reference

Wisconsin statutes authorize the Department of Revenue (DOR) to intercept tax refunds and refundable credits to pay debts owed to government agencies and Wisconsin Tribes.

Refund offset:

Other revenue sources:

  • Vendor setoff - sec 71.93(b) and 71.935, Wis. Stats., authorizes the Department of Revenue to certify debts to the Department of Administration so that they may reduce a disbursement to the debtor by the amount of the debt.

  • Lottery prizes - sec. 565.30 (5), Wis. Stats., authorized the Department of Revenue to intercept lottery prize winnings greater than $600 to be applied against the amount the taxpayer owes to state agencies.

FOR QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS CONTACT:

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
Compliance Bureau
PO Box 8910
Madison, WI 53708-8910
Phone: (608) 264-0344
Fax: (608) 261-6226
Email additional questions to trip@wisconsin.gov

August 16, 2018