Austin, IN asked in Tax Law for Indiana

Q: I need to renew my registration for my car will state taxes owed prevent me from renewing it?

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Jennifer Louise Long
Jennifer Louise Long
  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • Detroit, MI

A: Hi,

Every state has its own method for handling delinquent state taxes. According to Indiana's Bureau of Motor Vehicles website, delinquent taxes are one reason why you may not receive an IN renewal notice.

Additionally, unpaid taxes can lead to the following state enforcement action:

1) auctioning of property

2) garnishing of wages

3) levying bank account.

I would encourage you to contact a tax professional to get an answer that is tailored to your facts and circumstances and also get information on becoming compliant with the state.

I have also included links to Indiana's revenue and DMV page for your reference.

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