I believe it can be taken wherever they can find it. The state taxes are the easiest for them .
ANDREW ROBERTS CRIMINAL AND TRAFFIC TICKET DEFENSE ATTORNEY
I don't see how they can touch your federal return. They can seize your bank account and if you deposited your return there it'll go with everything else.
You will find out shortly, won't you. This is more of a question for a collections or tax attorney.
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