IRS Tax Liens Have Increased in the Past Few Year.
Recently the news has been reporting regularly about Mary J. Blige facing a 3.4 Million IRS Tax Lien for her unpaid taxes. The Grammy award winning singer and her husband owe back taxes for 2009, 2010 and 2011. This all comes shortly after it was reported that Lauryn Hill, another Grammy award artist, will start a three month jail sentence beginning in July for tax evasion
However, the truth is Mary J. Blige and Lauryn Hill are not the only people being faced with strict IRS collection tactic. According to tax statistics the IRS has increased the amount of tax liens they are placing on properties in the last few years. Often a lien is the very first collection tactic the taxman pursues if you have failed to pay an IRS Notice and Demand of Payment. If you’re facing this situation make sure that you get help as soon as possible. Don’t let the tax problems build. To read more about the case of Mary J. Blige and Lauryn Hill you can read these articles.