Category: Tax liens and levies

Can I Dispute or Stop an IRS Tax Lien?

IRS tax lien removal

The IRS has placed a lien on your property or financial assets.  What is your next move? How do you handle this situation?  And, most importantly, can you dispute or stop a tax lien? Finding out there is a tax lien on your property – whether real estate, personal property, or financial assets – is… Read more »

How Can You Prevent a Tax Lien from Damaging Your Finances?

How to remove a tax lien

If you owe the IRS in back taxes, the federal agency can assess a tax lien against you for the amount you owe, plus any penalties and interest that you have accrued.  This can mean the federal government has a legal claim to your property, and it can remain this way until your tax debt… Read more »

How a Tax Attorney Can Help Get a Bank Levy Released

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When you owe the IRS money in back taxes, the federal agency can use a variety of ways to obtain the debt, including assessing a bank levy.  This means the IRS can place a freeze on your accounts and seize the money until your tax debt us satisfied. To try to have the bank levy… Read more »

What is an IRS Bank Levy?

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When you owe the IRS money in back taxes, you are expected to pay it back either in one lump sum or by setting up a payment plan.  Failure to pay the taxes – or to follow through with the agreed-upon payment arrangement – can cause the IRS to take action. One type of penalty… Read more »

5 Benefits of Negotiating an IRS Installment Agreement

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An IRS installment agreement is one of the best ways to resolve your tax debt problems.  You can avoid most types of IRS collection actions and pay off several years of tax debt as long as you make your monthly payment. Key Insights We Will Discuss:  Why IRS installment agreements are such a popular tax resolution… Read more »

8 Ways to Remove IRS Tax Levies

IRS tax levy

What we are going to cover: The IRS has many tools at their disposal for recovering a delinquent tax debt Among those tools, is the tax levy A tax levy is when the IRS seizes a taxpayer’s assets (monetary or otherwise) to pay off a tax debt 8 Ways to get an IRS tax levy… Read more »

What Happens If You Owe Over $50,000 to the IRS?

IRS tax debt

Taxpayers who owe the IRS over $50,000 may have to deal with tax liens, tax levies, and IRS passport actions.  There are many tax resolution options that can be used to protect your property and get the IRS off your back.

CDP Hearings – What they are and what one can do for you

Notice of Federal Tax Lien

  If for some reason, you find yourself defaulting on a tax payment or two, the IRS will take steps to recover that debt. This could be through IRS levies, allowing them to seize your assets, taking money from your accounts or through a Notice of Federal Tax Lien (NFTL). By law, the IRS must… Read more »

How to Appeal the Filing of an IRS Tax Lien

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You may appeal the filing of an IRS tax lien on your property using either the Collection Due Process (CDP) hearing or the Collection Appeals Program (CAP). Each program has slightly different requirements, so discuss your case with a tax attorney to determine which appeal method best fits your situation.