A Federal tax lien occurs when someone fails to pay Federal taxes on income, gifts, or even estates. A “lien” is a right on the property until the tax is paid. The tax lien can even go against property that is obtained after the lien is made. However, after 10 years, the lien becomes unenforceable due to the statute of limitations.
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