Q: Would the IRS call me and tell me that I need to make arrangements to pay monies that I owe?
I was told that they had documents for my arrest which they would hold off if I make payments.
It sounds like a scammer. The IRS does not call you over the phone to threaten you with jail. I suggest you report the number to the Treasury Inspector General's office (TIGTA) https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/contact.shtml
If you should get another call say that you will report them to TIGTA.
A: If the IRS has called you and indicated that they are coming to arrest you, this is just a scam and you should ignore the call. They are just trying to get some money out of you. The IRS starts the process of collecting on individuals by sending out mail correspondence.
The IRS generally sends tax notices by mail. This sounds suspicious, and there are alert bulletins out there about such calls.
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