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Tax Compliance and Enforcement
Tax Compliance and Enforcement

Tax Compliance

You forgot to file an income tax return, missed a deadline, or have a tax liability, this section can help you figure out what steps to take next.

Failing to comply with the state tax laws can land your name on the "Caught in the Web" listing, which is updated every six months with the individuals and businesses who owe the state millions of dollars in unpaid taxes, penalties and interest. Since the program's inception in 2000, the agency has collected nearly $26 million in personal income, sales and use, admissions and amusement, withholding and corporate income taxes.

Individual Tax Compliance    Business Tax Compliance


Enforcement Program

The Comptroller's Enforcement Program, is staffed with Enforcement Agents who are sworn police officers. The agents work individual investigations and also joint cases with inspectors. Enforcement Agents are charged with investigating violations of state revenue laws pertaining to tobacco, trader's and transient vendors license, sales and use tax, alcoholic beverage violations and IFTA and motor fuel violations. More...

  bullet list graphic    Caught in the Web
bullet list graphic    Unclaimed Property
  bullet list graphic    Individual Payment Agreements
bullet list graphic    Voluntary Disclosure
  bullet list graphic    Solve Tax Problems
bullet list graphic    Online Hearing Appeal Requests
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  bullet list graphic    Motor Fuel Testing Lab
bullet list graphic    Contact the Field Enforcement Division

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