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Category: Wage Garnishment

Can the IRS Garnish Your Wages If You’re Self-Employed?

IRS wage garnishments for self-employed

Independent contractors and self-employed taxpayers may not have to worry about wage garnishments, but that doesn’t mean they entirely free from IRS collection actions. The IRS has many other collection powers at its disposal, so you’re better off resolving your tax problems through negotiation or a settlement.

Can the IRS Garnish Wages from Both You and Your Spouse?

wage garnishment

IRS Wage Garnishment Policy The IRS can garnish the wages of both you and your spouse for joint tax debt. The IRS policy is generally to garnish the wages of the higher earning spouse, but they may deviate from this rule if you’ve flagrantly refused to pay your tax debt.

How to Fight a Wage Levy

IRS Wage Levy

What Is an IRS Wage Levy? When the IRS garnishes your wages, it can mean serious financial difficulties. But what is a wage levy and what can you do when you receive one? Here is our helpful guide on how to fight an IRS wage levy. A wage levy, also known as a wage garnishment… Read more »

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 »