Are IRS liens always first?

Answer On One Hand: The IRS Comes FirstThe IRS states in its tax code that at least as of 2010, an IRS tax obligation automatically comes first and is placed in front of all other bills, liens or claims o... Read More »

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IRS and Bank Liens?

When you owe a debt to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), it can place a lien against your bank account. More commonly called a bank levy, a bank account lien allows the IRS to garnish funds direc... Read More »

How many taxpayers have IRS tax liens?

According to the National Taxpayer Advocate's 2009 Report to Congress, there were 965,618 notices of federal tax liens, or NFTLs, filed for fiscal year 2009. This represents an increase of 85 perce... Read More »

What Happens to Liens & Judgements Against You When You Die?

Liens and judgments are the result of non-payment of debt. Liens are often filed by municipal, local, city or federal offices. The most common liens are tax liens. Judgments are orders to pay debts... Read More »

What happens to liens in a foreclosure?

Foreclosure satisfies some liens on a home, while other liens can remain unpaid. You are still legally responsible for paying any unpaid liens even if you lost your property to foreclosure.Primary ... Read More »