My federal return was filed and ultimately audited. I moved out of state was not represented and did not respond to the audit. Once I became aware of the audit and learned the return had been adjusted my accountant filed for an audit reconsideration and the adjustments were reversed. Meanwhile the state of Illinois received the erroneous information from the IRS and filed a tax lien against me. I faxed them a copy of the IRS account transcript showing that the lien should not have been filed. They have only agreed to "release" the lien and not "withdraw" it as they should because it was filed in error. I also had to pay them $22 to issue the release. How do I get the lien withdrawn and ultimately removed from my credit report? The released lien is having a negative effect on my credit. Help!