Federal Tax Liens
Is your property at risk?
When the government attaches a federal tax lien to your property, it essentially means that they have staked a claim against said property because you failed to pay a tax debt. A notice is then filed to show creditors that the government has a legal right to your property. While federal tax liens are frightening, you do have options to protect what you own.
"When the government attaches a federal tax lien to your property...they have staked a claim against said property...a notice is then filed to show creditors that the government has a legal right to your property."
At RJB Law Offices, we understand that federal tax laws can be confusing and so intimidating that you fail to take immediate action. That is why we’re here. With over a decade of experience, we are familiar with the tax system so you don’t have to be and can help you move strategically toward a solution.
How do I get rid of a tax lien?
The most effective way to eliminate a federal tax lien is simple – pay your tax debt in full. The lien will then be released by the IRS within 30 days of your payment. Unfortunately, many people do not have the resources to repay their tax debts and find themselves in need of an alternative answer.
Other options for removing a lien do exist and include:
- Discharge of property - This discharge removes the lien from your property, but an agreement must first be reached with the IRS.
- Subordination - Rather than removing the lien, subordination enables other creditors to move ahead of the IRS, which can make it easier for you to get a loan or mortgage.
- Withdrawal - This removes the public Notice of Federal Tax Lien and guarantees that the IRS is not competing with other creditors for your property, but you are still responsible for the tax debt.
Santa Clarita Tax Attorneys Fighting for You
If not dealt with, a tax lien can affect more than just your property – it can also impact your credit, your business, and any future bankruptcy filings. You cannot afford to ignore this serious issue, especially when the government is involved. Our firm is committed to achieving a favorable outcome on your behalf. We work swiftly, never putting your case on the back burner or passing it off to a paralegal.
You are our priority and we can dedicate our best resources to your case. Contact us today and find out how we can help.
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