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New IRS Collection Tool – Denying Passports

Effective this month, seriously delinquent taxpayers (defined as $51,000 or more to the IRS, where liens have been filed) may get their passports revoked or denied. This is the implementation of legislation that was passed in December 2016.…
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I did not file taxes for 2007, and I need to file bankruptcy soon to end a garnishment. Can I file bankruptcy before the taxes are filed?

The failure to file 2007 taxes does not preclude bankruptcy relief. However, you are required to be law-abiding, and the law requires you to file tax returns with certain limited exceptions for very low-income people, and even then the IRS sometimes…