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Can the state touch my auto settlement if i owe them back taxes?

Dearborn, MI |
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Generally, compensation received for personal injury claims are not taxable. Whether or not they count as an asset against which Michigan can assert a lien is probably best answered by a Michigan CPA. Good luck.

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I don't know about the state, but the IRS can pull the money directly out of your bank account. Best bet is to get current.

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Yes. The State of Michigan can garnish your bank account. I can assist for a fee 596-615-0756 Reese Serra

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