Once you receive a Notice of Intent to Levy from the IRS, a bank levy or other enforced collection action is imminent. You need to take action immediately if you want to avoid having the money in your bank account seized and applied to your tax debt.
If you’re having tax problems
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If you’re already having financial problems, IRS collection actions can make your situation even more difficult. Fortunately, the IRS will consider your financial issues if you ask for a collection alternative.
Bankruptcy and the IRS Bankruptcy may temporarily delay collection activities by the IRS. However, some types of tax debt are not dischargeable in bankruptcy, so the IRS may be able to resume their collection efforts once the automatic stay is lifted.
How to Stop an IRS Levy When the IRS is about to levy your assets, you should look for any possible opportunities to stop or delay the levy. Once the levy happens, it’s very difficult to get that property back, but there are several ways to stop a levy before it takes place.
Temporary Inability to Pay IRS Debt In many cases, financial relief has at least something to do with merit. Bankruptcy is a good example, as debtors who racked up hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical bills are more likely to qualify than debtors who charged luxury items on credit cards and refused to pay… Read more »