Tax liens can affect all property you own. Legally speaking, tax liens can impair your ability to sell or transfer your car, your house, even your furniture!
But help might be available. Through bankruptcy, you might be able to pay back the taxes at pennies on the dollar, at very reasonable interest rates. The unpaid portion of the taxes will be wiped out or discharged.
Contact us online or call (408) 465-4472 for a free initial consultation with a San Jose tax lien attorney to learn more about your rights. We serve those living in Northern California, including but not limited to Salinas, San Jose, and Oakland.
If owe past-due taxes, the government may file a legal claim or tax lien on your real estate or other assets. Tax liens typically involve wage garnishments or seizing your property, even bank accounts.
If you have a tax lien, this could lessen your chances of being able to get a loan, selling a home, or refinancing. If you do not respond to the tax lien, it may turn into a tax levy, which is the seizure of your property in order to pay the taxes that you owe.
There are many ways to get your tax lien removed. To learn more, reach out to our tax lien lawyers in San Jose -- we can help you understand while option will work best for your situation.
Common ways to remove a tax lien:
This option is available to individuals who owe more to the IRS than they can possibly pay. They must be unable to pay because funds are simply not available or because paying the entire amount would create a financial burden or hardship.
If this is the situation you are in, you may enter into an agreement with the IRS to pay less than your entire tax debt over time, which is the Offer in Compromise. The IRS will assess your application and may approve or deny it. They may also request more information or documentation if necessary.
Dial (408)465-4472 for a free consultation with a tax lien attorney in San Jose. We serve clients in Oakland and Salinas.