Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 324
Occupations and Professions General Provisions
Section 324.010

August 28, 2014

No delinquent taxes, condition for renewal of certain professional licenses.

324.010. All governmental entities issuing professional licenses, certificates, registrations, or permits pursuant to sections 209.319 to 209.339, sections 214.270 to 214.516, sections 256.010 to 256.453, section 375.014, sections 436.005 to 436.071, and chapter 317 and chapters 324 to 346 shall provide the director of revenue with the name and Social Security number of each applicant for licensure with or licensee of such entities within one month of the date the application is filed or at least one month prior to the anticipated renewal of a licensee's license. If such licensee is delinquent on any state taxes or has failed to file state income tax returns in the last three years, the director shall then send notice to each such entity and licensee. In the case of such delinquency or failure to file, the licensee's license shall be suspended within ninety days after notice of such delinquency or failure to file, unless the director of revenue verifies that such delinquency or failure has been remedied or arrangements have been made to achieve such remedy. The director of revenue shall, within ten business days of notification to the governmental entity issuing the professional license that the delinquency has been remedied or arrangements have been made to remedy such delinquency, send written notification to the licensee that the delinquency has been remedied. Tax liability paid in protest or reasonably founded disputes with such liability shall be considered paid for the purposes of this section.

(L. 2003 H.B. 600 ยง 2, A.L. 2004 H.B. 978)

(2006) Section authorizing revocation of a professional license for failure to pay state taxes or file state tax returns does not violate equal protection, is not unconstitutionally vague, and was not unconstitutionally applied retroactively. Crum v. Missouri Director of Revenue, 455 F.Supp.2d 978 (W.D.Mo.).

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