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May 12, 2009
Hopefully you have been able to file your Indiana income taxes, received your refund, paid your bill or have set up a payment plan. But what if you didn’t file you taxes by the April 15 deadline? What do you do now, especially if you owe money to the state?
First – file the tax return. By filing your Indiana income tax return with the Indiana Department of Revenue, you will have maintained a tax history that shows you are making a contribution to your community, which can help you with:
Second – if you can’t pay the full amount due up front, you’ve got options. Here are two courses of action available:
If you just can’t come up with the full amount due when the bill arrives, you may be eligible for a payment plan. Basically, if you owe more than $100, and can pay at least 20 percent down, you will qualify (businesses will qualify if they owe more than $500, and can pay at least 20 percent down). Contact us after you get the bill to make payment-plan arrangements. Once the plan is approved, you can mail in payments or pay online.
To speak with a bilingual representative at the Indiana Department of Revenue, please call (317) 232-2240 (press 2 for Spanish) from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Or you can submit questions via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org You may also visit our new Web site www.impuestos.in.gov/
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