Can the IRS Do That?
Ever wondered if the IRS has the authority to take your paycheck, get your financial information or call you directly? The IRS can legally do many of these things, to promote compliance and collect taxes.
But nothing should happen without warning. In general, the IRS has to notify you with a letter before it takes any of these actions.
Here are some common questions about what the IRS can do – and what happens before and after the IRS acts.
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