Can IRS take your refund for a garnishment?
1-Unpaid delinquent student loans
2-Prior unpaid taxes
3-Delinquent child support
So you were expecting a tax refund from the IRS after you filed a tax return. Insteasd of getting your refund, the IRS sent you a letter saying that your refund was used (garnished) to satisfy your back tax debt. What is going on? This means that you have a back tax liablility with the IRS and the IRS will take your refund to satidfy that debt. If you got your refund check garnished and…
It depends on who garnished your wages to begin with. If it was the taxing authority, your state Dept. of Tax, or the IRS, yes the garnishment will include your tax refunds, if the Agent you're dealing with knows what he's doing. Only the government or a judicial court can take a tax refund away from you. If it is a wage garnishment by any authority it will not effect the tax refund. That isn't…