If you owe New York State $10,000 or more in taxes, interest and penalties, your driver license can be suspended. New York State will send you a notice giving you 60 days to resolve your tax liability. If you take no action, the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance will notify the DMV about your delinquent taxes. The DMV will then send you a notice giving you15 days to resolve your tax liability before your driver license is suspended.
To avoid having your license suspended, you must either pay your outstanding balance or enter into a collection alternative, such as an installment payment agreement, offer in compromise or income execution.
There are some exceptions to the program. Commercial Driver Licenses are not subject to suspension through the program. Also, taxpayers who have their wages garnished to pay child support are exempt from the program.
Do not wait until you lose your license! Call or email Wynne Law, P.C. today to discuss what your options are for keeping your driver license.