Q: Is my creditor allowed to put a restraining notice on my tax refunds
No. A private judgment creditor cannot do that. IN other words, they can't force the governemnt to pay them instead of you. But if you owe for taxes or a student loan or other government benefit, tax refunds can be intercepted.
That being said, if one of more of your bank accounts are subject to a restraint ( which lasts 1 year), do not deposit a refund check in the account or have it deposited there, or it will be subject to the restraint on the account.
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