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Creditor garnishment (TOP) of my IRS refund

Hixson, TN |

Can a bank which has a judgment against me in Tenn . for property foreclosure , garnish my IRS refund ?

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No, they can't garnish/attach your IRS refund for a private foreclosure deficiency. Good luck.

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very helpful

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Only a government creditor can attach your IRS tax refund before it hits your bank account. But once the money goes into your account, it becomes fair game for the creditor to take, so beware! Hope this perspective helps!