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  143.782.  Definitions. — As used in sections 143.782 to 143.788, unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the following terms shall mean and include:

  (1)  "Court", the supreme court, court of appeals, or any circuit court of the state;

  (2)  "Debt", any sum due and legally owed to any state agency which has accrued through contract, subrogation, tort, or operation of law regardless of whether there is an outstanding judgment for that sum, court costs as defined in section 488.010, fines and fees owed, or any support obligation which is being enforced by the family support division on behalf of a person who is receiving support enforcement services pursuant to section 454.425, or any claim for unpaid health care services which is being enforced by the department of health and senior services on behalf of a hospital or health care provider under section 143.790;

  (3)  "Debtor", any individual, sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation or other legal entity owing a debt;

  (4)  "Department", the department of revenue of the state of Missouri;

  (5)  "Refund", the Missouri income tax refund which the department determines to be due any taxpayer pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.  The amount of a refund shall not include any senior citizens property tax credit provided by sections 135.010 to 135.035 unless such refund is being offset for a delinquency or debt relating to individual income tax or a property tax credit; and

  (6)  "State agency", any department, division, board, commission, office, or other agency of the state of Missouri, including public community college districts and housing authorities as defined in section 99.020.


(L. 1982 H.B. 946 § 1, A.L. 1984 H.B. 1275, A.L. 1996 H.B. 1237, A.L. 2003 H.B. 600, A.L. 2004 S.B. 1394, A.L. 2007 H.B. 818 merged with S.B. 162, A.L. 2014 H.B. 1299 Revision)

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