Lafayette, LA asked in Tax Law for Louisiana

Q: How long does the Louisiana department of revenue have to collect back taxes?

We did file and we owed for 2008, 2010 and 2011. However we also owed the IRS for this years and we were dealing with getting a resolution with the IRS. We have not received anything from Louisiana Department of Revenue for all these years, until this week we received a notice that our drivers liscence were suspended until the outstanding debt was paid.

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Andrew M Steiger
Andrew M Steiger
  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • St. Clair Shores, MI

A: The answer to this type of question generally depends on whether you filed a tax return. If you did not file a return, the statute of limitations on collections generally does not begin and there is no time limit, although the state department of revenue may have guidelines to how many years back it will look.

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