The federal government (IRS) and the Minnesota Department of Revenue (MDR) have increased the numbers of auditors investigating employers whom they suspect are not withholding an appropriate amount of payroll taxes or fraudulently dipping into the payroll tax trust fund for business or personal purposes.
If you have received a notice that your Minnesota business is under investigation, it is important to speak with one of the experienced business tax attorneys at Pridgeon & Zoss, PLLC. The law is clear that the bill for the proper amount of employment taxes owed, plus interest and penalties, can be assessed against the “responsible persons,” including owners, officers, managers, and other employees involved with payroll matters.
From our offices in Edina and St. Anthony, Minnesota, the business tax lawyers at Pridgeon & Zoss, PLLC, advise and represent Minnesota business owners. Do not delay responding to a federal or state tax notice. Contact Pridgeon & Zoss, PLLC, for a no-cost initial consultation with an experienced tax law attorney right away.
Our lawyers’ experience in business tax disputes and payroll tax withholding matters includes:
- Responding to IRS notices and MDR notices
- Corporate tax litigation and appeals
- Trust fund assessments
- Minnesota sales and use taxes
- Independent contractor and self-employment taxes
- Innocent spouse relief
A Note To Financial Officers And Accounting Firms
If you are an accountant or accounting firm responsible for the company’s trust fund withholding taxes, the business tax attorneys at Pridgeon & Zoss, PLLC, have the knowledge and experience to work closely with financial officers and outside accounting agencies in matters related to the employment tax trust fund investigations. Our firm does not provide general accounting services for businesses, nor do we participate in audits unless requested to do so by the client or the client’s accounting firm.
Pridgeon & Zoss, PLLC — Experienced Trust Fund Recovery Penalty Lawyers
Weekday office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in our Edina office, and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m in our St. Anthony office. Evening and weekend appointments may be available by special arrangement. You can reach us at or 952-835-8320. You may also use the convenient email contact form to explain your circumstances and request a consultation.