Collection Cost Recovery Fee

Fee Amounts
Effective January 1, 2013

$250.01 – $2,000.00 $190
$2,000.01 – $50,000.00 $570
$50,000.01 and greater $950

What is the Collection Cost Recovery Fee (CRF)?

  • Covers costs incurred to collect tax and fee liabilities that are unpaid for more than 90 days.
  • Applies to most taxes and fees collected by the CDTFA.
  • Assessed on liabilities greater than $250.
  • Fee amount changes based on dollar amount of past due liabilities.

How can I avoid paying the Collection Cost Recovery Fee?

  • Pay your liability in full and on time; or
  • If unable to pay in full, enter into a payment agreement within 90 days of the bill date for each liability and fulfill all the terms of the agreement.

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