IRS Tax Levy - Stop IRS Levy Today

An IRS Tax Levy is the IRS’s most lethal weapon it possesses and will bring you to your knees. The IRS will actually seize your assets to satisfy your back tax liability. An IRS tax levy can cause you to lose your checking and savings account, investments, IRAs, accounts receivables, inheritances due to be received, social security, pension, insurance policies, or anything else that you have that is worth anything.

When and Why is an IRS Tax Levy Enforced?

If you have unpaid back taxes and have not cooperated with the demands of the IRS to make the payments of the tax amount owed, it is likely that eventually, you will receive a federal tax lien followed by an IRS tax levy. The IRS tax levy should not come as a surprise since you most likely received many threatening IRS notices, had a tax lien filed on your assets and finally you would have received a 30-day notice of intent to levy. If you have ignored all prior notices, this is the one that you must not ignore. This is your last chance to be pro-active and set up a payment plan, offer an offer in compromise or pay your tax debt owed to the IRS before you lose your assets.

IRS Tax Lawyers - Stop IRS Tax Levy Today

Dealing with an IRS tax levy involves navigating the complicated maze of U.S. tax law. IRS tax lawyers have the knowledge of tax law and expertise needed to negotiate with the IRS on your behalf to stop and release your IRS tax levy and resolve your issues.

Effects of an IRS Tax Levy

An IRS tax levy will affect you more than any other IRS enforcement action. Thirty days after you receive your final letter of the intent to levy, IRS levy enforcement will begin. The IRS will send out levy orders to any third parties that they believe might be paying you which include your bank or your employer. These IRS enforcement notices say that they must pay the IRS instead of you. When these third parties receive these notices, they will almost 100% of the time honor them because if they don’t, the IRS will hold them personally liable for the amount that they could have collected from you had they honored the notice.

Different Types of IRS Tax Levies

Depending on your financial and tax situation the IRS will make a determination of which form of tax levy to use. The most common form of IRS tax levy is wage garnishment and bank account garnishment but will not rule out physical asset seizure.


IRS Wage Garnishment

An IRS Wage Garnishment is the most common form of IRS tax levy. Under this form of IRS tax levy, the IRS makes an individuals employer subtract out a certain amount of money from each pay period to go toward unpaid tax debt. Employers just about always follow the requests of the IRS to do this because if they don’t, the IRS will hold the employer liable for your tax debt.

IRS Bank Levy

With an IRS bank levy, the IRS can access your bank accounts and monitor them and take money from them in order to satisfy tax debts owed. The IRS will continue to seize what money it can until they have collected enough money to cover the total amount of taxes owed.

IRS Property Seizure

This is the least common levy method used by the IRS. This is typically the last resort the IRS uses with an uncooperative taxpayer. The IRS can take personal assets such as a house, trailer home, boat, cars and just about anything else except for a short list of items they cannot legally take.

Social Security, SSDI, Veterans Pension Garnishment or Levy

The IRS can and will garnish up to 15% of Social Security, SSDI and/or Veteran's Pension through the Federal Payment Levy Program (FPLP), and through what is called a "manual levy" there is no limit on what they can garnish.

What to Do About an IRS Tax Levy?




Releasing an IRS Tax Levy

Assets that the IRS has already taken may be nearly impossible to get back, but once the IRS tax levy is released and stopped, IRS enforcement action will end. There are many ways to release an IRS tax levy and our team knows them all.

Appeal an IRS Tax Levy

If you don’t agree with the IRS’s choice to levy you have the legal right to appeal. There are many reasons a taxpayer can appeal an IRS tax levy. Understand how to file an appeal and how the process works.


Doing nothing is really only an option to people who know they will still have the means to survive while the IRS is levying their assets. If you do nothing, the IRS will continue to levy your assets until your tax debt is paid in full. For many people, the reason why they cannot pay the IRS is that they simply cannot afford to pay them.

Avoid seizure by Protecting Assets

If you want to keep the IRS from seizing your assets there are ways to protect your assets from seizure. Sometimes it is best to hire an asset protection Tax Lawyer, but there are some things you can do to ensure the IRS will not take your assets or even to slow down the IRS from the seizure of certain assets. For one, contact us and we can tell you if we can help.

Before choosing a method to stop your IRS tax levy it is a good idea to get tax levy help by consulting the tax help pros at Flat Fee Tax Service, Inc. Our team can quickly analyze your financial situation and come up with the best plan of action while keeping your financial interests in mind.

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