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Stephanie O Joy, Esq, Soc. Sec. Attorney
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I have a payment plan set up owed. I have had this

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I have a payment plan set up for taxes owed. I have had this for the past 3 years and have been paying as asked. Now I am on social security. Can the irs garnish my ss check also?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Stephanie O Joy, Esq replied 7 months ago.
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Expert:  Stephanie O Joy, Esq replied 7 months ago.
Yes, the IRS can garnish your Social Security. However, it does not tend to do so if the beneficiary, like you, is paying reliably on the payment plan. So I suggest you continue doing as you have been and it will be less likely that there will be any changes with regard to your SS.
Expert:  Stephanie O Joy, Esq replied 7 months ago.
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