24 May 2010
With increases in interest rates, rental prices added to our high cost of living, we all know that people are feeling financial stress. But I’m telling you, you need to keep on top of what you owe in the way of bills, repayments and fines, because the Queensland Government is cracking down!
In an article
I read last week, if you owe money for outstanding fines payable to the state government, you could lose more than you bargained for. New laws now enable the Queensland Government to repossess your home, as 11 people and 4 businesses have recently discovered when they received notification that their assets could be sold in order to recover the debt they owe.
It means that the government has more power to recover the 160 million plus dollars in fines that remain unpaid by the Queensland public. This is money that can be utilised to improve infrastructure, education, health and safety within our communities.
If you have outstanding debts for fines, it pays to pay them immediately or risk losing your assets. You can read more about the topic here