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Tax law... I have been trying to make good on my prior

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Tax law... I have been trying to make good on my prior federal tax returns. As I file my previous returns and they are accepted I get back state tax bills. The back state taxes are from MD but I now live and work in PA. Can MD garnish my PA wages? or can get my federal tax stuff straight and then worry about the MD state taxes later? I can't afford both right now
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Robin D. replied 8 months ago.

Hello, I'm Robin. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now and typing up my reply. I'll post that in just a few moments.

Expert:  Robin D. replied 8 months ago.

Maryland can take many actions to collect a back tax debt. They can garnish wages even if you are in a different state. They can also request an offset of federal tax refunds.

If you need to discuss payment options, call their Collections Section at(###) ###-####or 1-***-***-****. This would allow you to avoid garnishments and levies.