Jay Freeborne

by Jay Freeborne, Enrolled Agent

The IRS had a bit of holiday hiatus from levies and garnishments. Now, they are back in business. I am getting quite a few phone calls from folks who have been levied.

If you have been levied or garnished, I understand that you might be panicked. But if you can take a deep breath, here's what you need to gather before calling our office:

1. Garnishment Call your payroll and ask for a fax #. This will help facilitate a release of your garnishment.

2. Bank levy Call your bank and ask for a fax # for levy release. Do realize that the bank is required to freeze the money for 21 days. So, we have 21 days to get it released.

Read other articles about IRS collection actions at the following link: Articles on Collections: Lowering the Heat

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