Under state law, the Minnesota Department of Revenue may collect delinquent debts owed to the courts and to other state, local and county agencies. Collection costs are added automatically to debts referred to the department. After the debt is referred to the department, the collection costs must be paid in addition to the full debt amount. Payments made towards the debt are split proportionately between the principal amount and the collection costs until the debt is paid in full. View the statute (Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 16D).
The department offers a variety of payment options for individuals
. All payment options can be used to pay other agency debt.
The following agencies refer debt to the department for collection: