Baltimore, MD asked in Real Estate Law and Tax Law for Maryland

Q: How long after 2017-2018 unpaid taxes due can your lien be auctioned My taxes are due 3/1/18. Not sure what to do.

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Richard Sternberg
Richard Sternberg
  • Potomac, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: Get a tax lawyer, and not one of those shady, dishonest fix-your-debt thieves who advertise on TV, and work out a payment plan with the IRS. The IRS tiger turns into a pussycat when you work out a plan for paying off back taxes. They will often eliminate crippling penalties and just leave the interest charges. But, if you ignore them, they eventually bite.

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