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Category: Tax liens and levies

How to Stop an IRS Wage Garnishment

What is a wage garnishment

What is a Wage Garnishment? A wage garnishment is one of the most powerful collection tactics used by the IRS because it takes your money before you ever receive it. Your wages are transferred directly from your employer to the IRS in order to satisfy your delinquent tax debt. You should receive several notices from… Read more »

When to Request a Collection Due Process Hearing

Tax Levies and liens

What is a Collection Due Process Hearing? A collection due process (CDP) hearing gives you one last chance to avoid a federal tax lien or tax levy. You will know you have a right to request a CDP hearing because you will receive a CDP notice. This notice is sent when any of the following… Read more »

How Can You Remove An IRS Tax Lien?

What is a Tax Lien?

What is a Tax Lien? The Internal Revenue Service frequently files tax liens (federal) against taxpayers with unpaid tax obligations. Federal tax liens are documents that are filed with county governments (often where the relevant taxpayer lives or conducts business) informing the public that the taxpayer owes money to the IRS. Liens are attached to a taxpayer’s property (both… Read more »

What is a Tax Lien

What is a Tax Lien

The US government has more than $20 trillion in debt. To put this in perspective, there are only 100 billion stars in the Milky Way galaxy, and there are only 1 billion cars on 1-94 during rush hour. Okay, so that last one was mostly a joke. But that number should tell you that the… Read more »

How To Get IRS Tax Lien Relief

how to get IRS tax lien relief

What You Need To Know About Federal Tax Liens In some respects, tax liens are attention-getting devices as opposed to collection devices. The IRS almost never forecloses on these liens, and the liens themselves are not even publicly available. As a result, some people think there is no need to seek IRS tax lien relief…. Read more »

How to Stop an IRS Levy Before It Begins

challenge an IRS levy

Prelude To Levy: How The IRS Begins The Seizure Process In 1942, the U.S. government asked noted director Frank Capra to make a propaganda film that convinced a skeptical American public that waging war against both Japan and Germany was a good idea. Prelude to War: Why We Fight was one of several such movies… Read more »

The Three Stages Of An IRS Lien Notice

  The Extended Process Makes Fighting a Tax Lien Easier Sometimes, it seems like a federal tax lien comes unexpectedly, like a thief in the night. In fact, most people do not know that the IRS files a statutory lien almost immediately and without notice, so the Service has the legal authority to collect the… Read more »

Unpaid Taxes? Your U.S. Passport May Be at Risk

When it comes to tax law,there is more than one way to bake a cake.  The area is complex, and there is always more than one way to look at any given situation or interpret a particular case. Always remember, though, that the legal complexity also gives the I.R.S. a full bag of “tools” with which… Read more »

What Can Be Done About Your IRS Tax Lien?

How to Deal with an IRS Tax Lien When it comes to IRS tax liens, there is only so much you can do about them. In the eyes of the IRS, the damage is already done. There are limited instances where the IRS can get rid of a tax lien, however, keep in mind that… Read more »

Third-Party Levies by the IRS and How They Violate Due Process

  IRS Violates Due Process Law & Should be Illegal As the IRS is a very complicated agency, there are many limits to what they can do and who they can take money from. As for IRS collections against alter egos and nominee liability, the system has taken it too far – violating the due… Read more »