Deal with Tax Warrants Sooner than Later

The Indiana Department of Revenue is providing a tax amnesty program from September 15 to November 16, 2015. This program is designed to help individuals and businesses with outstanding tax liabilities or unfiled taxes to get caught up.

The tax amnesty program is only applicable to unpaid liabilities or unfiled taxes prior to January 1, 2013. This post takes a look at how getting caught up can help individuals and businesses qualify for tax warrant expungement.

How Can I Qualify for Tax Expungement?

Individuals and businesses with 2013 or 2014 non-filing or tax liabilities will want to get those paid as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the more interest you will owe.

Indiana’s 2015 tax amnesty program offers an opportunity to get the years prior to 2013 taken care of. You can save a significant amount of money by paying debts from the previous years before taking care of 2013 and 2014. However, 2013 and 2014 should not be ignored. The first step to getting tax warrants expunged is to be completely caught up on your taxes due to the state of Indiana.

What Do I Need to Know About Tax Warrant Expungement?

In order to qualify for tax warrant expungement, you must file for the expungement by September 16, 2016. All of your filings must be completed and your taxes have to be completely up to date to the present, not just to 2013. 2013 is the first year that is outside of the Indiana tax amnesty period.

If a tax warrant is expunged, it is removed from your record. Since tax warrants can have an adverse effect on your credit rating, this is a great opportunity for a fresh start.

Get Tax Advice Today

The tax professionals at Baker Retirement & Wealth Management, P.C. can help you navigate Indiana’s tax amnesty program as well as your eligibility. Our team has been answering important tax questions in the greater Evansville area for nearly thirty years. If you live in Southwestern Indiana or other parts of the state, give us a call or fill out the contact form on our site. We routinely help clients from all over the Hoosier state, including Indianapolis, Terre Haute, Vincennes, Fort Wayne, and beyond.

To learn how to qualify for tax amnesty in Indiana, contact the Baker team today at 1-866-244-3517.

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