Tax debt can be stressful to deal with. Here’s some helpful tips on setting up payment plans, requesting affordable installment agreements, reducing your tax debts through an Offer in Compromise, or discharging your tax debts through bankruptcy.

The IRS often files tax liens when an outstanding federal tax has not yet been paid in full. Taxpayers who owe the IRS can protect themselves and their credit by taking steps to prevent a federal tax lien from being filed. After a tax lien has been filed, it may be possible to get the lien withdrawn or released.