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can the irs collect past due fed income tax from my checking

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can the irs collect past due fed income tax from my checking account without telling me (the account is also a joint account)?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Marvin,EA replied 7 years ago.
Hello and thanks you for using Just Answer. If the IRS have filed a federal tax lien against you for unpaid income tax they can seizure funds from any banking account that is in your name as a owner or joint owner. Banks must hold accounts for 21 days before surrendering levied funds to the IRS.