If you have an IRS levy against you for a comp that you worked for for their payroll taxes can the IRS take your personal injury

Asked 5 months ago - Springfield, OR

If you worked for a company, as an employee only and you are not an owner, or share holder, or any control of this company and the IRS has a levy against you for that companies payroll taxes can they take your personal injury claim money

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  1. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . That's a good question to ask an accountant or CPA.

    Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be construed as legal advice, given that... more
  2. Dennis Wayne Tackett

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    Answered . Most likely, if you deposit settlement money into an account that is owned by you, the IRS would be able to levy against it. Did you fight the IRS on the original levy? I do not understand how you were levied as strictly an employee.

  3. Christian K. Lassen II

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    Answered . Death and Taxes are the two things nobody can avoid alas.........The IRS can and likely will withdraw the money directly from your bank account.

  4. Stephen Ross Cohen

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    Answered . If they know about it or stumble upon it, yes.

    My name is Stephen R. Cohen and have practiced since 1974. I practice in Los Angeles and Orange County, CA.... more

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