IRS Wage Garnishment Help – Facts You Need to Know

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What do you do when you need IRS Wage Garnishment help because of your IRS Back Taxes? Do you need answers on how to stop IRS Wage Garnishment proceedings?

An IRS wage garnishment is also called a wage levy. A wage levy is different than a bank levy in that it’s continuous.

When you get that notice, the first thing you need to do is get a copy from your employer. It’s called a form 668W, and it’s a multipage form.

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On the first page toward the bottom, there’s a place for you to list your dependents and your filing status.

Make sure you list your filing status and your dependents on the form and get it back to your employer right away.

It may take more than one pay period to Stop IRS Wage Garnishment levies. The more legal dependents you list on the form, the more income you’ll get your next paycheck.

The IRS must have issued a final notice of intent to levy. Plus send it to you via certified mail at least 30 days before the wage garnishment.

Stop IRS Wage Garnishment Proceedings?

Proving IRS Wage Garnishment Help is one of the trickiest and most difficult situations I deal with as a Tax lawyer and is different than getting a bank levy released.

You have almost no leverage. There’s no time for a tax payment plan, and you’re facing a situation where you may have to agree to a bad deal just to get your wages flowing again.

 

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You or your tax lawyer will need to call the phone number on the wage levy notice. The IRS employee will want to go through your monthly income. They’ll also go over your monthly allowable expenses. With that info, they will come up with the monthly disposable income.

They’ll want you to pay the monthly disposable income before they agree to release the wage levy.

This may not sound so bad at first. Until you realize the monthly amount is greater than your actual ability to pay.

Sometimes you just have to agree and pay that amount until you can’t pay it anymore.

In the meantime, it’s a good idea to have some other collection alternative in mind.

Like an Offer in Compromise ready to send it once you can’t pay the ridiculous amount they demand you pay to release the wage levy.

If you can prove to the IRS that you have no monthly disposable income, you may be able to convince them to put you into hardship status.

This is the best way to get tax relief help. But it depends on your financial circumstances.

Will Filing for Bankruptcy Get Your Wage Garnishment Released?

If timing is right and all to assist you in Stop line up, bankruptcy can be a viable solution to solving IRS problems, including wage levies.

For more information on this check out the articles I wrote in the Bankruptcy and Taxes section of this site.

Wage garnishments are brutal. They are a terrible thing to go through.  If you wait for the IRS to make the next move, you will have fewer resources at your disposal to help solve your IRS problem.

If you need IRS Wage Garnishment Help call my office at 888-438-438-6474 and we can chat about it.

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What Do I Do If I Get an IRS Wage Levy Garnishment?

Because creditors collect payments directly from paychecks, needing IRS Wage Garnishment help is a terrible situation for people who owe back taxes.

wage garnishment happens after a verdict has been recorded. The defendant’s paycheck is garnished as a result.

Typical reasons for IRS Wage Garnishments:

* Child Support Arrears
* Tax Arrears
* Unpaid Court Fines
* Student Loans Arrears
* Credit Card Debt
* Other Debts

Differing from state to state, federal law maintains IRS Wage Garnishment at 25%. States like Pennsylvania, North and South Carolina, and Texas don’t allow garnishment, while others allow lower amounts for garnishment.

Needing IRS Wage Garnishment Help is a serious matter. To assist you with this and for IRS help for other tax problems, talk to an experienced lawyer.

If you would like more information about how Darrin may be able to help you Stop IRS Wage Garnishment proceedings, please phone his office at (813) 229-7100 or toll-free at 888-GET-MISH.

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