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Other Collections Actions

If you refuse to make payment arrangements, or you fail to follow through on arrangements that you have made, the Comptroller's Office may file a lien against you, attach your assets, file an estimated assessment for taxes due in the unreported periods, place a hold on driverís or professional license or institute other legal processes.  For information about each enforcement action, follow the links below.


Collection Action

Annotated Code

Penalty and Interest






Rates 13-604

Liability Offset Program


Salary Lien


Property Lien/Lien in Judgment


External Collection Agency Referral


Attach Your Assets


Business & Professional License Hold 


Motor Vehicle License and Registration Non-renewal


Caught in the Web!


 Business Collections



Links for What Happens if I Dont Pay
Tax Compliance Information
Business Tax Compliance
What Happens if I Dont Pay
  Motor Vehicle License and Registration Nonrenewal
  Penalties, Interest and Late Charges
  Estimated Assessments
  Liquor License Renewals and Transfers
  Charter Forfeitures
  Tax Clearances
  Liability Offset Program
  Business and Professional License Hold
  Attach Your Assets
  File a Tax Lien
  External Collection Agency Referral
  Caught in the Web
  Other Collections Actions
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