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Yes, if you have defaulted on a student loan your taxes can in fact be taken by the government to repay the loan. Please note that they will also charge additional interest as well as penalties. If you have made payment arrangements with a your guarantor once you have made 4-6 consecutive monthly payments you can have the withholding released.
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Student loans are not reported as income on the tax return. The interest you pay on a student loan is deductible as long as you meet certain criteria such as Income limit…ations, use of the funds, status when loan was incurred. If funds were used for education expensed they are eligible for the education credits if you met all the conditions. For complete rules see IRS website irs.gov
No. Student loans are borrowed money, and is not considered "income;" therefore, you do not include them on your taxes.
Government (backed) Student Loans (like a few other things...child support, legal fines, that type of thing) are given a special, very priority place as an obligation in most …all matters...they aren't even able to be dismissed or really subject to a bankruptcy action. Actually, it isn't the return, but rather the refund that is being taken (usually entirely) under a slightly different right (offset) and used for the debt, (not garnishment). They can garnish up to a certain percentage of your on going earnings...and if you didn't have things like a refund coming to get some payment from, would (and may still) do so. Essentially, this all means it is a debt that must be satisfied to prevent continued collection. You can get help with your defaulted student loans by clicking on the link at the bottom of this text box.
If you are in default to a student loan company can they take your income tax return without first taking you to court to get a judgment?
If it is a loan backed by the government (insured/guaranteed), then that step isn't needed. If it isn't, even with it, they can't get to your refund until you do.
You won't receive it. It will be forwarded to Dept of education
The Federal Management Service (FMS) applies ('offsets') income tax refunds through the Treasury Offset Program (TOP) to cover non-tax debts such as student loans. FMS sends… you an offset notice when this happens. You can call the Treasury Offset Program Call Center (1-800-304-3107) for specific questions about your defaulted student loan.
You can call the Department of Treasury. 1-800-304-3107. This is an automated system where you just put in all of your information and they will tell you whether an offser wil…l occur, and the information as to who is doing it.
The IRS is holding my income tax return because of defaulted student loan however they have garnished my wages for the past 12 months. Will they continue to withhold my return?
yes, they hold everything until its paid off!
Government Guaranteed or isnured ones, yes.
Yes , according to Summary of Budget Bill Personal Income Tax Changes Enacted in 2009. Interest paid on a loan made under the New York Higher Education Loan Program will be al…lowed as a subtraction in computing your New York adjusted gross income (AGI). Eligible interest is interest paid on or after July 1, 2009. To view the Summary for other changes, type TSB-M-09(11)I Summary on the Google Search screen.
If you are in the U.S., and the student loans are Federally Guaranteed, then the answer is yes. In fact, this is the collection agency's favorite way to get money and get the …borrowers attention. You still may have time to get the loans out of Default. There are only 2 ways to get out of default on your Federally Guaranteed student loans. Contact your collection company or student loan servicer and request to enter the rehabilitation program. Most people qualify, but I have seen some refused when the default is over 10 years old. In the rehabilitation program, you will need to make 9-12 on-time payments in addition to your garnishment. After the 9-12 on-time payments, they should stop the garnishment, but you will stay in a default status until your Rehabed loans are sold to a new lender. In the past, that was an easy process, but in these turbulent financial times, other lenders are not buying rehabed loans. So, with this option your loans will stay in a Default status for the forseeable future.The second way you can get out of default and have your garnishment lifted is to consolidate your loans. These days very few Federal lenders will consolidate defaulted loans and your lender will probably not release the loan for consolidation while in a garnishment stage. The good news is, there are a few companies out there that will help you get a garnishment lifted and find a Federal lender to consolidate the loans. One good example is Default Management Services, Inc. They are the cheapest I have seen and give a 100% money back guarantee on their services. You can Google the company name to get the phone #. Ask for Doug, he is knowledgeable.
Can a student loan company withhold your income federal income tax returns if they are garnishing your wages?
In the USA, if your Federal Student Loans are in default, then your original lender was paid 97% of your loan value by a Federal Guarantee Agency. Guarantee Agencies are basic…ally insurance companies. When your lender was paid off, the Guarantee Agency took ownership of your loans. Guarantee Agencies have the right by law to keep any Federal Income Tax return money that is owed to you. They also have the right to garnish any wages and to garnish Social Security benefits. If you need help getting out of default and getting off of the tax offset list, click on my profile, StudentLoaner, below.
In the USA, if you are paying the required minimum monthly payment each month and your loans are not in default, then NO the government can not keep your tax return. If you ar…e repaying your loans while in a default status, then YES the government can keep your return. If you need help getting your loans out of default and off the tax offset list, then click on my username, Studentloaner, below.
Yes.. They are a for profit school so no you cannot claim it on your taxes. Sucks i know my husband is going there
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Yes, they can and if you don't call them to take care of it, they will. I have seen it happen to more than one person. They will give you a chance to get your loans out of def…ault, but if you move wrong, you will lose that privilege.
You can but as soon as your parents file their taxes you will have to amend your FAFSA application and it may alter the amount for which you are eligible in student financial …aid.