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The Tax Relief Law Center will work with the IRS to negotiate the full or partial release of the wage garnishment if you qualify for relief.
Wage Garnishment Is An IRS Tax Collection Method
When the IRS figures out that you have actually not paid taxes that you owed, one form of collection the firm might utilize to get those funds is to garnish part of your wages. If this has actually taken place to you or if you have actually received any communication from the IRS indicating that your taxes are unpaid, get in touch with an experienced tax legal representative.
How Does a Wage Garnishment Work?
The quantity seized from your income through this kind of IRS levy may depend on factors such as:
- Your filing and tax collectible status (single, joint or head of household and collectible or currently not collectible).
- The pay duration consisted of in your check (one week, two weeks or a month’s wages, for example).
- The variety of your dependents.
Prior to garnishing your wages, the IRS must send you notices, including:.
- A notice and demand.
- A notice of intent to levy.
- A notification of your right to a “collection due process” hearing
If you stop working to respond or resolve the demand, wage garnishment is possible. The IRS might continue garnishing your wages till:.
- You make payment arrangements, or.
- You pay the total due, or.
- You show that the levy was in error or otherwise encourage the IRS to launch the levy.
When To Contact A Tax Lawyer About a Wage Garnishment
If you have received a notice threatening wage garnishment, contact a tax law lawyer immediately. You have actually limited time offered to respond prior to losing control of your typical earnings.
If your wages have actually currently been garnished, the earlier you contact an attorney, the more alternatives there will be for a beneficial result. If the garnishment was in error, a proficient attorney can assist you recuperate lost funds.
Once you receive a wage garnishment notice, that is when the IRS begins to apply a deduction to your paycheck. At this point the IRS can notify your employer that you back taxes. Your employer is required by law to send a significant portion of each paycheck directly to the IRS, offsetting the debt. If you do not respond, the IRS will continue to garnish your paycheck until the debt is paid in full.
Taking on the IRS yourself in a situation like this is not advisable. Tax Relief Law Center works with the IRS and negotiates for you the full or partial release of the wage garnishment if you qualify. We may even be able to arrange an installment agreement, depending on your circumstances, this way you can pay the IRS a specified amount every month until the debt is paid.
Once this is in place, a tax debt settlement may also be negotiated to settle your debt for a lesser amount. The offer-in-compromise will be based on your individual financial circumstances. Also depending on your individual financial circumstances, you may be able to be placed in a “currently not collectible” status, in which you may not have to make payments to the IRS at all.