Dealing with tax-related issues can be overwhelming, and one such issue is an IRS wage garnishment. An IRS wage garnishment, also known as a wage levy or wage attachment, is a legal action taken by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to collect unpaid taxes. This FAQ article aims to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of IRS wage garnishments, including the reasons for their issuance and the helpful steps you can take to release them.
Table of Contents
What is an IRS wage garnishment?
What are the reasons for an IRS wage garnishment?
How does the IRS initiate a wage garnishment?
How can you prevent an IRS wage garnishment?
What should you do if you receive an IRS wage garnishment notice?
Can you negotiate with the IRS to release a wage garnishment?
What are your rights when facing an IRS wage garnishment?
How can you release an IRS wage garnishment?
Contact the IRS immediately
Verify the accuracy of the garnishment
Request a release based on financial hardship
Pay the debt in full or negotiate a payment arrangement
File an appeal
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