Stop Wage Garnishment - Wage Garnishment Help of Dallas
If you have received notice of Intent to Levy against your wages or assets, it is vital you act immediately to stop wage garnishment. Although professionals like Dallas Pure Tax Resolution are well equipped to achieve wage garnishment releases with the IRS on your behalf, you should know that the IRS has much broader powers than a private creditor, and they will use those powers to compromise your assets or income if you ignore your tax debt. One of the strongest tools they have is the power to garnish your wages, and will do so without any legal boundaries to stop them!
How To Prevent Wage Garnishment
When the IRS decides to levy on your wages (garnish your wages), they send a letter to your employer ordering them to take money from your paycheck and pay it over to the IRS to be applied to your back tax debt. Your employer is legally obligated to comply with the IRS' demand. The IRS has the power to take a lot of your income. Could you pay your bills if they did that? Most people couldn't. Remember, the IRS doesn't want to garnish your wages. They just want to be paid what they are owed. And, you'll ultimately pay less if you work out an agreement in advance, so to be clear, what you shouldn't do is pretend you never received the notice and ignore it. This is a serious matter that requires the professional assistance from our wage garnishment lawyers at Dallas Pure Tax Resolution.
What the IRS Must Do Before They Garnish Your Wages
Before they garnish your wages, the IRS is required by law to issue a specific collection letter (CP-90) containing a demand for you to pay your tax bill, and you must have failed to respond. Next, the IRS will send you a final notice (CP-297) of intent to garnish your wages and you will have only 30 days potentially to stop it. Again, DO NOT ignore these letters and take action immediately.
It's also important you are aware of the multitude of IRS scams that happen every day. If you ever receive a phone call from someone claiming to an IRS representative pressuring you into giving your credit card or bank information over the phone, DO NOT COMPLY. The IRS will only contact you via official letter in the mail, so if you are ever targeted for an IRS phone scam, hang up and contact us today.
How To Remove Wage Garnishment
The most obvious action to stop wage garnishment would be to pay the IRS in a full lump sum, but in reality, the vast majority of taxpayers can't afford that. This makes many taxpayers feel trapped and helpless, and this is where having a licensed expert on your side is so important. Our team of licensed tax attorneys and enrolled agents exercise their exclusive power to put a stop to wage garnishment and levies for our Dallas clients. By having a licensed tax professional represent you when settling a wage garnishment, you have a dedicated professional in your corner to negotiate with the IRS, stop wage garnishment immediately, and construct a viable plan to settle and reduce your tax liability.
Take Action To Stop Wage Garnishment Today
Our Dallas wage garnishment lawyers are available 24/7 to address your IRS wage garnishment and levy problems, and immediately exercise a plan to protect your assets and wages. Contact us today for a free consultation.
The Dallas Pure Tax team