(CNN)Rhode Island issued 176 tax refund assessments this week signed by iconic duo Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse — in area of the inform treasurer and controller.
The misprint was once a outcomes of a technical glitch within the Division of Taxation’s computerized refund take a look at printing gadget, in line with Jade Borgeson, chief of staff for the inform’s Division of Income.
Mickey and Walt’s invalid signature traces had been by chance sourced from the Division of Taxation’s take a look at print recordsdata, Borgeson acknowledged. The names of the inform treasurer Seth Magaziner and inform controller Peter Keenan might perchance presumably nicely presumably nonetheless had been on the assessments.
The assessments had been mailed to taxpayers Monday and had been related to lots of commerce taxes, along side gross sales tax, company and tax credit score refunds. A majority of them had been company tax refunds, Borgeson acknowledged.
The assessments have since been voided and cannot be deposited. Corrected assessments might be reissued to affected taxpayers inside one week.
“The division is persevering with to proactively contact impacted taxpayers to resolve the error, and apologizes for any wretchedness the error might perchance presumably nicely have resulted in,” Borgeson acknowledged.
Taxpayers who obtained a misprinted take a look at might perchance presumably nicely presumably nonetheless contact the Division of Income.