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Question: I am on permanent disability. I own a 2009 car (my only car) and owe back taxes. I am single. Can IRS seize my car or my disability income?

Answer: The IRS website has information on how to set up a payment plan if you are below a certain income level. They also have a Help & Resource Section that can answer general tax questions. You can also visit the local IRS office at 4041 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012 (602) 636-9199 Also, the Social Security website has information regarding levy and garnishment of benefits. Generally, Social Security benefits are exempt from execution. See http://www.socialsecurity.gov/OP_Home/rulings/oasi/41/SSR79-04-oasi-41.html This information has been prepared for informational purposes only. It is recommended you consult with an attorney if you need legal advice.

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  • I am on permanent disability. I own a 2009 car (my only car) and owe back taxes. I am single. Can IRS seize my car or my disability income?

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