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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. § 5942)
  • § 5942. Offset for taxes owed in another state; reciprocity

    (a) Upon the request and certification of a tax officer of a claimant state to the Commissioner that a taxpayer owes taxes to the claimant state and that the debt is fixed and no longer subject to appeal under the laws of that state, the Commissioner may set off any refund that it owes to the taxpayer against the amount of the certified debt and pay that amount to the requesting state.

    (b) The Commissioner shall not set off any debt unless the laws of the requesting state allow the Commissioner, in cases where the taxpayer owes taxes to this State, to certify that a tax is owed and to request a tax officer of the requesting state to set off any refund owed to the taxpayer and pay that amount to this State. (Added 2009, No. 160 (Adj. Sess.), § 7, eff. June 4, 2010.)