Tax Relief Attorney - Ohio
Tax Lawyer Kenneth L. Sheppard, Jr.
IRS, Ohio Department of Taxation, City, School District, Rita, & Other Local Authorities Tax Attorney (877) 505-9455
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When a State of Ohio tax liability is referred to the Ohio Attorney General for collection, a tax lien can be filed with the county courts against a your real and/or personal property. This claim then used by the state of Ohio as collateral for a tax liability. The Ohio Attorney General Collections Enforcement utilizes the tax lien to ensure that your state tax account will get paid. In addition to your property or assets being tied up, as the tax lien is a matter of public record it can appear on your credit reports, which can negatively impact the your ability to secure financing for a house, car, credit card, or other items.
If the Ohio Department of Taxation has assessed that you have failed to comply with Ohio tax laws, you will likely receive or may already have received a notice that you have a tax liability. If you do not pay or send a response that satisfies the Ohio Department of Taxation tax examiner, you will likely soon become subject to additional collection actions. One type of collection action which may be issued by the state of Ohio Attorney General is the filing of a tax lien
The Ohio Attorney General imposed tax lien establishes the right of the Ohio Department of Taxation to seize and sell your assets if you are not able to or choose not to pay your tax liability. The Ohio Department of Taxation will usually seek alternative methods of collection prior to selling your property at a sheriff sale, however it is important to address any notifications received from the Ohio Department of Taxation or Ohio Attorney General immediately to avoid any additional penalties or interest charges.
The Ohio Department of Taxation is motivated to have a tax lien filed against you in order to protect the state's interest in your tax debt against other potential creditors. In other words: the Ohio Department of Taxation and Ohio Attorney General uses tax liens to ensure that their ability to collect takes precedence over your other creditors. If you have unfiled State of Ohio or Federal tax returns with the IRS, or have received notice from the Department of Taxation, you should immediately seek tax help from a qualified tax relief attorney, such as Kenneth Sheppard, Jr.
A tax lien for a State of Ohio tax liability may be prevented by making payment in full to bring your tax debt current, in advance of your tax account going to collections. However, if payment in full is not financially possible, your Ohio tax lawyer can explore other options such as appealing the tax decision, setting up an installment agreement or negotiating an Offer in Compromise. If you have received a collection notification from the state of Ohio it is important to consult a qualified tax attorney to assess your situation and seek the best method for your circumstances to avoid the tax lien from being filed as well as additional collection penalties accruing.
Should the Ohio Department of Taxation escalate their efforts in order to collect on your tax debt, they may go after some of the asset types listed:
Checking and Savings Accounts
Contact the Sheppard Law Offices today at 614-523-3106 to receive a free consultation regarding your IRS or state imposed tax lien, tax levy, or wage garnishment.
Sheppard Law Offices
Columbus, OH - Tax Law Office 2600 Tiller Lane, Suite A
Columbus, Ohio 43231
Telephone: (614) 385-1038
Canton, OH - Tax Attorney Office Belden Village Tower, 200
Canton, Ohio 44718
Telephone: (330) 409-2876
Law offices Kenneth L. Sheppard, Jr., Tax Attorney with offices in Columbus, Canton, Newark, and Mt. Vernon, and serving throughout Ohio as well as serving tax clients on a national and local scale. We handle tax problems for clients located in OH, and throughout the USA, including Ohio, North Carolina, Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, California, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia.
Mt. Vernon, OH - Tax Law Office 11 West Gambier Street
Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050
Telephone: (740) 392-0404
843 N. 21st Street, Suite 108
Newark, Ohio 43055
Telephone: (740) 345-7138
Tax Relief Attorney - Ohio
Kenneth L. Sheppard, Jr. IRS, Ohio, & Local Tax Lawyer (614) 523-3106