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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Texas on
Q: Can my taxes be garnished for a vehicle repossession?

Apparently back in 2018 the IRS tried to contact me about taxes that I had owed which I have never owed taxes before. Well this year they had garnished some of my income tax which they said it was for a repossession of a vehicle back in 2018 which I didn't have a vehicle repoed then. The last... Read more »

Leihernst Lamarre
Leihernst Lamarre
answered on Oct 26, 2021

The IRS may have kept a portion or all of your refund due to a balance due stemming from a 1099-C Cancellation of Debt Issue to both of you. You may have gone through an audit when the IRS reached out To you regarding a potential tax debt From the audit. You potentially have a few options to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Florida on
Q: Married filing jointly, husband owes money to IRS (FL)

I'm in FL. Been filing married filing jointly for 6 years, but was never aware of anything as my husband was doing everything and also signing for me (I knew about it, I trusted him). Now he told me he owes a lot of money to the IRS. I've never had anything to do with his business and I... Read more »

Leihernst Lamarre
Leihernst Lamarre
answered on Oct 26, 2021

Suppose your husband incurred the debt before you guys married, then the debt is in his name alone. However, if the tax debt occurred during the marriage and you file Married Filing Joint, you are also responsible for the tax debt. The best way to protect yourself from having any refunds or credits... Read more »

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