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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 32 : Taxation and Finance

Chapter 151 : Income Taxes

Subchapter 012 : Setoff Debt Collection

(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 5937)
  • § 5937. Priorities in claims to setoff

    (a) Priority in multiple claims to refunds allowed to be set off under the provisions of this chapter shall be in descending order of magnitude.

    (b) Notwithstanding the priority set forth in subsection (a) of this section, the Department may apply a refund to the outstanding Vermont State tax liability of a taxpayer, including a taxpayer’s liability for interest, penalties, and fees, before any portion of a refund is transferred to a claimant agency. (Added 1981, No. 228 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. May 4, 1982; amended 2021, No. 105 (Adj. Sess.), § 550, eff. July 1, 2022.)