Reader Asks: Can the IRS Seize My Inheritance?

Personal Finance

Reader Asks: Can the IRS Seize My Inheritance?

Reader Asks: Can the IRS Seize My Inheritance?

A debt to the IRS can create enormous problems. If the IRS files a Notice of Federal Tax Lien, your credit scores will tumble. And you’ll likely find out that the IRS has a wider variety of collection tools at its disposal than most other creditors. So what happens if you come into some money,... Read More

Credit.com’s Big Roundup of Tax-Time Tips

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Credit.com’s Big Roundup of Tax-Time Tips

Credit.com’s Big Roundup of Tax-Time Tips

Hopefully this won’t come as breaking news, but it’s that time of year again. You know, the one that evokes one of life’s two certainties (Hint: it’s the one that happens once a year). Whether you’ve already filed your taxes, are racing to meet the April 18 deadline, or even anticipating a refund or dealing... Read More

New IRS Rules Could Impact Credit Scores

Personal Finance

New IRS Rules Could Impact Credit Scores

New IRS Rules Could Impact Credit Scores

In 1789, Ben Franklin coined the famous line, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” And while many would argue that Mr. Franklin’s quote still holds true today, the impact of a tax lien on credit scores has just become less certain given the recently announced IRS rules.... Read More

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