It depends on whether the tax liability came to be before or during marriage and if the house is community property under state law. It might not be community property if, for example, you purchased it with your separate property and can prove this. If separate property and the husband's tax debt arose before your marriage, then the IRS might not be able to levy on the property.
If it is community property, the IRS may have a right to your husband's community property interest in the house. I would have to check, but I suspect California law may even allow the IRS to get 100%--as it is likely one of the few states that allow creditors to collect 100% from community property.
There are a number of rules that come into play here. Your best bet is to hire a local tax attorney to advise you on this.
Don't take offense to this, but this is not tax or legal advice. I am not your attorney absent a signed engagement letter.
You stated that " I bought " which indicates by your own separate money. Further, you kept it in your own separate name, which evidences you didn't commingle. If the tax didn't arise from filing joint return, the IRS should not levy. If levied, you should be entitled to reimbursement. Good luck.
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