Owe the IRS? You Can Lose Your Passport.

Owe the IRS? You Can Lose Your Passport.

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President Obama has signed a new passport revocation provision into law to help the IRS collect back taxes.  New § 7345 of the Internal Revenue Code has been added as a result of the passage of  H.R. 22 – Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (“FAST ACT”) 

The title of the new code section is “Revocation or Denial of Passport in Case of Certain Tax Delinquencies.” It provides that the State Department can revoke, deny or limit passports for taxpayers the IRS says have  delinquent tax liabilities in excess of $50,000.

 

About Peter Pappas

Peter is a tax attorney and certified public acccountant with over 20 years experience helping taxpayers resolve their IRS and state tax problems.

He has represented thousands of taxpayers who have been experiencing difficulty dealing with the Internal Revenue Service or State tax officials.

He is a member of the American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, the Florida Bar Association and The Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court, the United States Supreme Court, U.S. District Courts - Middle District of Florida