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Prior to 2003, the Texas tax law did not provide a penalty for failure to file business personal property tax.
A business that closed 11 years ago, would grandfathered under the previous "no penalty" provision.
Moreover, there would be no tax owed at this point, if the business has been closed.
can they file a suit this late. so what should i till them.
can they still file a lawsuit?
If the question is whether the county can go back and collect taxes that should have been paid in 2000, then the answer is no. There is a four year statute of limitations unless the taxpayer has engaged in fraud (E.g. filed a false tax return).
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