If the IRS garnishes your wages to seek repayment for owed taxes, it can cause financial hardships for you and your family. To avoid this, you can try to appeal the wage garnishment to have it removed. If you received a notification from the IRS starting it will garnish your wages, you can take the… Read more »
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When you owe back taxes to the IRS, the federal agency can take several measures to collect the money owed – including garnishing your wages. This means that the IRS can contact your employer and have them direct a portion of your income — whether it is hourly wages, salary, commissions, or bonuses — directly… Read more »
If you owe money in back taxes, the IRS can legally take any income you make to pay off your federal tax debt. This can cause both financial hardship and embarrassment, as the IRS will contact your employer and require them to send a portion of your income directly to the federal agency. To avoid… Read more »
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.
If you and your spouse have filed jointly, the IRS can issue wage garnishment onto both you and your spouse. Generally, the IRS policy is 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.