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How Do You Remove a Lien Against Your Property?   Requesting an Immediate Certificate of Release Part IV

How Do You Remove a Lien Against Your Property?   Requesting an Immediate Certificate of Release Part IV

If you have an immediate or urgent need for a Certificate of Release of Federal Tax Lien, you can visit or telephone the local IRS office. A list of local offices, their available services, and their hours of operation may be found on the IRS website www.irs.gov by searching “Local Contacts.”

When visiting the IRS office, be prepared to show proof of payment or other documentation that demonstrates your liability has been satisfied. If there is an unpaid balance on your liability, you must pay the balance with a certified check, cashier’s check, or acceptable money order before a certificate of release can be issued. For other forms of payment, the certificate of release will be issued within 30 days of the liability being satisfied.

To request a payoff or other information about your Notice of Federal Tax Lien, contact the Centralized Lien Operation as listed below General information about Federal tax liens may be found at www.irs.gov by searching “liens.”

Telephone Number: 800-913-6050

Outside the United States: 859-669-4811

Fax number: 855-390-3528

If you prefer to write, your request should be mailed or faxed to the following address:     Internal Revenue Service                                                                                             Centralized Lien Operation                                                                                                P.O. Box 145595, Stop 8420G                                                                                   Cincinnati, OH 45250-5595

Next week – How to request a withdrawal of a Federal Tax Lien?

(IRS.gov Publication 1450) (TTT 01/01/19)