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Can the foc take all my federal tax return for back support?

Negaunee, MI |

the state of michigan friend of the court took 100% of my federal taxes is this legal?i know throught mail they ca take my state taxes but my federal also

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Yes. Tax refunds can only be seized or garnished for, taxes that are due, child support, federally funded student loans and in some cases spousal maintenance (alimony).

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Unfortunately, as the previous poster correctly noted, they can.

Best of luck to you.

Scott Reizen

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