The Peck Group, LC
  • Comprehensive Tax Law Representation Since 1995

    We handle every aspect of tax law: preparing tax returns, representing clients during audits, resolving IRS and state tax controversies, and creating tax planning strategies for the future.

  • Problems With The IRS Or State Tax

    Our attorneys are committed to providing efficient and effective tax solutions for individuals and businesses in Georgia and nationwide.

  • Planning For The Future

    Our lawyers help individuals and businesses with all aspects of estate and tax planning. We help our clients use proactive strategies to minimize tax implications in the future

  • Changing The Balance Of Power

    Does it feel like the government has all the power? Taxpayers have rights, too. We use our knowledge of tax law to shift the balance of power and ensure that your rights are protected.

  • Tax Solutions … And Peace Of Mind

Good news for people with a tax lien

Having a tax lien can be a huge burden in your life. If you failed to pay your taxes, the government can put a claim on your property—which can include land, personal property and financial assets. This can be a worrisome prospect. And if you can’t pay off your tax debt right away, the lien can loom over you—causing you a lot of stress.

However, if you’re dealing with a tax lien, we have some good news. All three credit bureaus (Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion) have begun removing tax liens from taxpayers’ credit reports. If you’re a taxpayer with a tax lien, you could see benefits from this move in a variety of ways:

Your credit score could go up.

Experian estimates that you could see your credit score increase by as much as 30 points on the FICO scale. A higher credit score puts you in better standing for making a big purchase—like a house or car—or starting a business. It can even help you get a job. In government and financial sectors, employers are increasingly running credit checks on applicants prior to extending job offers.

You can get on with your life.

Previously, when a tax lien appeared on your credit report, it became difficult to achieve other goals in life. You were less likely to be approved for a credit card or a loan. Landlords may also be more reluctant to rent you an apartment. This change effectively removes such hurdles.

The change is immediate.

It used to be that when a tax lien was released, it would still remain on your credit report for up to 10 years—thereby extending the above difficulties even after you’d resolved the problem. Thanks to this move, your tax lien will be deleted from your credit report right away.

If you’re contending with tax debt, don’t struggle alone. An experienced tax attorney can help you come up with a solid game plan to get you back on track.

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5855 Sandy Springs Circle N.E., Suite 190
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