No. Hoax. Out to get your money, not refund it. Call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040, (or 1-800-829-4477 if you have an actual refund to check on), and advise them of the scam and check the status of your account.
Asked in Tax Refunds
can irs take federal income tax if money is owed to them?
If you mean IRS money owed to you, they will first take that money, called a refund and then look for the balance. Yes, they can and they will. They will attach any IRS refunds you have coming to you. It may not happen the following year, but eventually it will be deducted, with interest. ...
Asked in Personal Finance, Loans, Student Loans and Financial Aid, Taxes and Tax Preparation, Income Garnishment, Money Management
Will the IRS take your taxes for unpaid student loan?
The government can offset refunds by what it is owed...(the money would go to the student loan program). ...
Asked in Business & Finance
Your idenitiy was stolen while you were overseasSince 1999 to 2006 you need to amend your taxes Will you receive the refunds for those years if it is owed to you?
You will receive refunds from the IRS if you are due the money. You may have to enlist a tax attorney to be a middle man and help you. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Credit and Debit Cards, Student Loans and Financial Aid, Taxes and Tax Preparation, Income Taxes, Tax Refunds
If your wages are garnished can they also take your tax refund?
Answer Tax refunds cannot be directly seized by a creditor judgment. The IRS can seize tax refunds without the use of due process for federal taxes owed. State and federal tax refunds can be seized for child support arrearages. ...
Asked in Debt and Bankruptcy
Does the IRS get involved in bankruptcy?
If federal income or other taxes are listed as debts to be discharged, the IRS may send a representative to the 341 meeting to question the debtor about the listings, or if the debtor does not list debts owed to the IRS, a representative may be sent o ask the debtor about the omissions. Tax debts must be listed even if the debtor has a payment agreement with the IRS. The bankruptcy court will send a notice of the bankruptcy filing...
Can the IRS garnish an income tax refund if money is owed from an audit?
Yes, the IRS can, and will, garnish an income tax refund if money is owed from an audit. ...
Can your federal income tax refund be taken by IRS even if you are in uncollectable status?
Yes, the IRS will continue to keep your IRS refunds even if you are in Currently Not Collectible status. ...
Asked in Taxes and Tax Preparation
What if the IRS overrefunds you?
The IRS will eventually discover their error and will come collecting. The IRS will send out a letter explaining the situation and asking that you pay back the amount of excess refund. If you have already spent the excess, you are still required to pay. Call the IRS immediately to fix the problem. The IRS will collect on the money owed as they would back taxes. ...
How long does it take for IRS to cash check for money owed to them?
The IRS are fairly prompt with cashing checks. The IRS cashes checks for money owed to them within a week and most of the time it is within three days. ...
Can the IRS apply back child support payments to my back taxes?
At a State's request, the IRS will intercept tax refunds for unpaid child support. ...
Will the IRS hold your tax refund for judgments?
Answer The IRS only seizes personal tax refunds when there are tax arrearages or court ordered child support arrearages. The IRS does not have the power to withhold personal tax refunds for creditor judgments. ACTUALLY THE IRS CAN HOLD YOUR REFUND FOR CREDITOR JUGDEMENT DEPENDING ON THE AMOUNT OF THE DEBT AND IF THE CREDITOR CONTACTED THEM THE YEAR BEFORE IT ALL DEPENDS ON THE TYPE OF CREDITOR ...
Asked in Child Support, Income Garnishment
Can the IRS garnish alimony and child support payments paid monthly?
The IRS does not garnish these payments (except from their employees). The IRS will, at the State's request, intercept tax refunds to collect unpaid child support. ...
Asked in Child Support, Income Taxes, Tax Refunds
Will the IRS take your tax refunds for child support payments?
Yes, the Department of Human Services can take some or all of your state and federal tax refunds to pay a child support debt. ...
If you owe past state sales taxes can the IRS keep your refund?
Under agreements with most States, they can send (they don't keep), refunds to pay off certain obligations...state taxes, child support are the main ones. ...
Asked in Taxes and Tax Preparation
How do people working for the IRS know if one has back taxes owed?
People that work for the IRS have a wide variety of financial and tax information available to them, so it's easy for them to know if a person has back taxes owed. ...
Asked in Income Taxes
Where can I recieve information on filing for federal tax refunds?
Most people file for their federal tax refunds from past year finances in the January to February period. You can file by submitting a request form to IRS. ...