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
That's a good question to ask an accountant or CPA.
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Personal Injury Lawyer
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.
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Family Law Attorney
If they know about it or stumble upon it, yes.
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