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Pay Your Taxes or Lose Your Right to Drive

A new initiative announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo encourages individuals to pay their taxes. This new initiative suspends a driver’s license if they owe past due taxes.

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance (“DTF”) is becoming increasingly aggressive in its methods to collect tax debt from taxpayers. On August 5, 2013, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a new initiative to encourage individuals who owe significant back taxes to pay their bills. Under the new program, a New York State driver’s license can be suspended when a taxpayer’s past-due tax liability exceeds $10,000.

Read the details in this article published by the Erie Bar Association.

Read the whole article here: Erie Bar Association Bulletin

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