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What will happen if I don’t pay my fine or make my payment by the due date?

The Iowa legislature has established penalties and several collection methods to get parties to pay amounts due. These methods include, but are not limited to:

  • Suspending the person’s driver’s license.
  • Adding a collection fee.
  • Deducting the unpaid fine and costs from income tax refunds, casino or lottery winnings, or any bond posted in that county.
  • Garnishing wages.
  • Preventing registration renewals for vehicles.

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