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Tax Lawyer Kenneth L. Sheppard, Jr.

IRS, Tennessee Department of Revenue

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TENNESSEE TAX LIEN PREVENTION & REMOVAL

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Stopping Tax Liens Imposed by TN Department of Revenue

A tax lien imposed by the Tennessee Department of Revenue is a claim against a taxpayer's real and/or personal property, used as collateral for tax debt to the state of Tennessee. The TN Department of Revenue wants to ensure that the state tax debt is paid by the taxpayer and it will seek to secure payment from any source it can find. A tax lien can appear on the credit reports of the taxpayer, which can negatively impact the taxpayer's ability to secure financing for a house, car, or other items.

 

State of Tennessee Tax Lien Filing

If you owe the Tennessee Department of Revenue back business or other taxes, a Distress Warrant for Collection of Tax may be issued, which requires that you to pay the total amount due or accept the expense & consequences of the warrant.

 

The state of TN imposed tax lien establishes the right of the Tennessee Department of Revenue to seize and sell your assets in the event that you cannot or will not pay your state of Tennessee tax liability.  While the TN Department of Revenue will usually seek alternative methods of collection prior to selling your property at auction, it is important to address any tax notices received.

 

One motivation for the Tennessee Department of Revenue for filing a tax lien is to protect the state government’s interest against other potential creditors.  In other words:  the TN Department of Revenue can use a tax lien to ensure that their ability to collect takes precedence over another creditor.  If you have unfiled Tennessee or Federal tax returns with the IRS, or have received notice from the Tennessee Department of Revenue issuing A Distress Warrant for Collection of Tax, you should seek back tax help from a qualified tax relief attorney, such as Kenneth Sheppard, Jr. immediately.

 

Preventing a State of Tennessee Tax Lien

A  tax lien from the Tennessee Department of Revenue may be prevented by making payment in full to the state in advance of the lien being filed. If payment in full is not financially possible, the tax lawyer helping you with your TN taxation issues can explore other options such as appealing the tax decision, setting up an installment agreement or negotiating an Offer in Compromise. If you have received a notification from the state, including a Distress Warrant for Collection of Tax, it is important to consult a qualified tax attorney serving Tennessee in order to assess your situation and seek the best method for your circumstances to avoid the lien from being filed by the Tennessee Department of Revenue.

 

Tax Lien vs. Tax Levy

A tax lien is a claim that the Tennessee Department of Revenue or IRS uses to secure payment of a tax debt, while a tax levy actually takes your property or wages to satisfy the Tennessee or Federal tax debt.  The lien, which comes as a a result of the Distress Warrant for Collection of Tax issued by the Tennessee Department of Revenue sets up the groundwork for a Tennessee tax levy, which is why a federal, state & local tax debt attorney will advise you to take immediate action if you are issued a Distress Warrant for Collection of Tax, or notice of a lien.

 

Should the Tennessee Department of Revenue tax collector escalate their efforts to collect on your debt, the state of Tennessee may go after some of the asset types listed:

 

    Real estate

    Retirement Accounts

    Dividends

    Checking and Savings Accounts

    Rental Income

 

Contact the Sheppard Law Offices today at 614-523-3106 to receive a free consultation regarding your  IRS or Tennessee Department of Revenue imposed tax lien, tax levy, or wage garnishment. We are experienced in dealing with the IRS, State, and local taxation authorities.

Sheppard Law Offices

Law offices Kenneth L. Sheppard, Jr., Tax Attorney serving Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville ant throughout Tennessee, as well as a national and local scale. We handle tax issues for clients located in Tennessee and  throughout the country, including Ohio, North Carolina, California, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia.

(877) 505-9455

Tennessee Tax Lawyer Offices

Memphis Tax Lawyer Office

5100 Poplar Avenue, 27th Floor

Memphis, TN 38137

Knoxville Tax Attorney Office

First Tennessee Plaza

800 S. Gay Street, Suite 700

Knoxville, TN 37929

Nashville Tax Attorney Office

3200 West End Avenue, Suite 500

Nashville, TN 37203

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