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IRS Levy - Tax Levy (Bank Release)

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is an enormous and powerful government agency. News stories tell us that an additional 83,000 IRS Agents are about to be added to their IRS staff. These additional IRS Agents are going to ramp up enforcement activity.


Responsible for all things related to IRS problems, an attempt to evade the IRS by not paying your tax debt, or not reporting income, will likely not turn out well. Should you have a tax debt, eventually the IRS will take enforcement action unless steps are taken to shield and protect you.

If you owe money to the IRS, whether as an individual or as the owner of a business, the IRS will do everything in its power to recover the tax debt.

IRS may very well order a tax levy against you. If you have unpaid back taxes and the IRS is threatening action against you, contact Flat Fee Tax Relief immediately for tax debt help. You really do not have time to lose. 

How Does An IRS Levy On Your Bank Work?

The good news is that as an individual who is delinquent on your taxes, the IRS levy process will not begin without an IRS notice being mailed out. The bad news is this: the IRS isn't responsible for you receiving any notice.
Before any of your personal property is seized, you will be mailed a notice.


The steps of the tax levy process include:

  • 1. Receipt of notice from the IRS explaining how much you owe in taxes, including any penalties, late fees, or assessed interest, and when it is due;

  • 2. Receipt of notice that the IRS has requested payment, but that you have refused to pay the tax;

  • 3. The IRS's only obligation is to send the notice. The IRS is not obligated to make sure you actually received it: and

  • 4. The “final notice,” must be sent by the IRS at least 30 days before any property seizure occurs. Once again, the IRS has no responsibility to ensure that you received the final notice.

Time is Not your Friend.
You Must Act Fast to Stop an IRS Levy.


You may be asking yourself, "how can Flat Fee Tax Relief get the IRS to release their bank levy when I can't get the IRS to pick up the phone?" Here is your answer. As Tax Practitioners, licensed in all 50 states, we have direct access to the IRS.

Per the IRS Website: "Tax practitioners have long served an important role in our nation's tax collection system as a conduit between taxpayers and the IRS. The Practitioner Priority Service® (PPS) is your first point of contact for account-related issues. Our Practitioner Priority Service® is a professional support line that is staffed by IRS customer service representatives specially trained to handle practitioners' accounts inquiries."

PPS service hours are weekdays:

  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time (Alaska and Hawaii follow Pacific time)

  • 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. local time for Puerto Rico

At Flat Fee Tax Relief, our experienced tax pros are strategically located in Clearwater, Florida, and San Diego, California can provide valuable tax levy protection at a very affordable fee. Because of our coast-to-coast coverage, we take advantage of the time zones to provide great tax debt relief.

Not only do we have a direct line to the IRS but our teams have developed relationships with the IRS over the years. Our Tax Attorneys also prioritize an IRS Levy (wage garnishment and bank) problem. We don't wait until "tomorrow" to get the job done when the job needs to be completed today. What can be more important than saving your paycheck or bank account from IRS seizure?


Your best chance is to get the IRS or State to agree immediately to a full release or at least partial release. Once the bank has sent the IRS money, it is just about impossible to ever get your money back. The licensed and experienced staff here at Flat Fee Tax Relief know how important this may be to you. We know how to expedite the entire process for you.

Once the IRS Levy is Released,
It is Critical to Obtain a Tax Settlement.

It is very common for the IRS or State to issue an additional levy and/or wage garnishment if the terms of the release are not met promptly. For example, the levy release may have been conditioned on several missing tax returns to be filed by a certain deadline. If this deadline is missed, you may be facing an IRS asset seizure again.

Our Tax Attorneys will take control of the entire process. We can expedite everything because we have our own in-house tax preparers. The final goal, of course, is to protect you from IRS enforcement and to settle your taxes for the least amount possible. That is our specialty.  


What Can I Do to Avoid or Stop an IRS Levy?

The prospect of an IRS Levy hitting your bank is scary – no one wants to deal with having their checking and/or savings account confiscated. Should the IRS order your bank to seize your money, you have 21 days to get your money. Luckily, there are ways that you can avoid an IRS bank levy, including establishing a payment plan (IRS Installment Agreement), being placed into Currently Not Collectible status, and settling with the IRS through an Offer in Compromise.


Once again, you only have only 21 days to get your money released from an IRS levy. This includes Saturday, Sunday, and holidays. Needless to say, you have zero time to waste.

Most people who do not pay their taxes; usually, don't have the money to pay or they made a filing error and simply do not understand their IRS tax problem.

Having an IRS Levy released will not put an end to your IRS problems. You will still need to settle with IRS. Our tax debt relief teams will work directly with you to help you understand all of your options and then implement the right IRS settlement for you. Our tax pros want you to settle your tax debt and be able to walk away from your IRS problems.


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