Federal Tax Levy Collection Actions in Detail (Part II) Reasons the IRS may seize (“levy”) your property or rights to property If you don’t pay your taxes (or make arrangements to settle your debt), the IRS could seize and sell your property. They will not seize your property to collect an individual shared responsibility payment.…

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Federal Tax Lien Collection Actions in Detail (Part VII) How to make the Federal Tax Lien secondary to other creditors (“subordination”) ? A “subordination” is where a creditor is allowed to move ahead of the government’s priority position. For example, if you’re trying to refinance a mortgage on your home, but aren’t able to because…

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Federal Tax Lien Collection Actions in Detail (Part VI) How to apply for a “discharge” of a Federal Tax Lien from property? A “discharge” removes specific property from the federal tax lien. There are several circumstances under which a discharge may be granted. For example, the IRS may issue a Certificate of Discharge if you’re…

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Federal Tax Lien Collection Actions in Detail (Part V) What are reasons the IRS will “withdraw” a Federal Tax Lien? A “withdrawal” removes the Notice of Federal Tax Lien from public record. The withdrawal tells other creditors that the IRS is abandoning their lien priority. This doesn’t mean that the federal tax lien is released…

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