Levittown, NY asked in Tax Law for New York

Q: Can New York state seize my car if I owe back taxes and I've been on social security for the last 15 years

I started out on Social Security Disability because I am hearing disabled. 15 years ago.

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D. Mathew Blackburn
D. Mathew Blackburn
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  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • Englewood, CO

A: Yes. Once a tax warrant has been filed the state can, and will, seize non-exempt property and auction it to pay your tax debt.

If you call them and setup a payment plan they'll pause collections activity.

You'll also want to check to see if you're driver's license has been suspended. They do that first.

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