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Is there a law that requires the DMV to block a person from

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Is there a law that requires the DMV to block a person from renewing his expired drivers license because he owes back state taxes? At the moment he is in process with the State Franchise tax Board settling this debt? Thanks Rhett
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Traffic Law
Expert:  Zoey, JD replied 1 year ago.


Yes, unfortunately, states have a way of getting your attention when you owe them funds for one reason or another. They can suspend your license and require you to clear the debt before they will allow you to reinstate it. I don't know where you are, but here's an article on New York's law, for example.

This has proved to be a successful way to force ticket, tax, child support and other types of scofflaws to pay up.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Regards ***** ***** State of California what is there code or law

Expert:  Zoey, JD replied 1 year ago.

This was Assembly Bill 1424 -- The Delinquent Taxpayer Accountability Act.

Governor ***** ***** signed this into law back in 2011.