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Can a creditor take your federal or state income tax refund to pay a judgment?

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02/14/2012

If the judgment is for state or federal taxes then any refund is subject to seizure by the agency holding the judgment. If it is a creditor judgment, a tax refund would only be subject to attachment if it were placed in a bank account that was being levied by the judgment creditor. I would consult with a tax attorney.