IRS to help homeowners refinance or sell homes – Yahoo! News

RS to help homeowners refinance or sell homes – Yahoo! News

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The plan announced by IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman would speed up a process where financially distressed homeowners may request that a federal tax lien be made secondary to liens by the lending institution that is refinancing or restructuring a loan.

Taxpayers will also be able to ask the IRS to discharge, or remove, its claim to a property in certain circumstances where the property is being sold for less than the amount of the mortgage lien.

“We need to ensure that we balance our responsibility to enforce the law with the economic realities facing many American citizens today,” Shulman said, stressing that “we don’t want the IRS to be a barrier to people saving or selling their homes.”

Google Books


If you go to “Google Books” there are millions of books that can be searched and the search takes you right to the page in the book where your search words are located in context; i.e., you can search individuals, companies, products, cures, etc over 100,000’s of pages in seconds.

They now have magazines as well.

Courtesy of Mel Solomon on the General Practice listserv.