A property tax collector secures interest on your property utilizing a lien to ensure payment of taxes, limiting your ability to sell or obtain a mortgage while taxes are owed. A lien is a legal hold or claim against property to ensure payment of owed cash. The local authorities you owe property taxes to possess the legal right to foreclose the lien and sell your house utilizing the court system and procedures dictated by lawenforcement.

Set up with the agency. Fill out the tax office’s repayment plan types, and attach any documents, such as proof of earnings, pay stubs, and statements showing your assets and debts, as requested by the tax collector. Pay any deposit on your tax debt as needed to prepare the repayment program. Be ready to answer any questions the tax collector may have about your finances or personal hardships.

Get a loan to repay your taxes; look for a lender with a loan program specifically for the payment of delinquent property taxes. Provide all of your financial records to the creditor.

File for bankruptcy. Filing for bankruptcy frees you to an automatic stay, or stop, of actions by lenders. The property tax jurisdiction is advised of the stay by the court once you file the request.

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