Wife owns home

I owe taxes from last year. Can the IRS place a levy on a home owned and titled in my wife's name only?

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Aug 13, 2012
Wife owns home
by: Debtcollectionanswers.com

I don't think so, but I am not a tax attorney or a CPA so I strongly advise that you consult with one of them for a definitive answer. Don't rely on me.

What I would be more worried about if you owe taxes to the IRS however is having your wages garnished or the money in your bank account seized. Both are common actions taken by the IRS to collect unpaid taxes.

Apr 27, 2015
IRS lien on home?
by: Anonymous

They can come after your home if you live in a community property state like Texas.

Sep 11, 2015
Wife owns home
by: Anonymous

Community property state, yes they can ....if you live in a community property state, they can. Not only lien and levy the home in your wife's name, they can attach bank accounts and her own wages.

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