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zantui
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Tax owed for 2016

I owe tax from 2016 will they automatically take that out my 2017 refund?
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xmasbaby0
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Tax owed for 2016

Yes, if you still owe federal tax from a previous year, your refund for 2017 will be seized for the amount you still owe.  You do not have to enter anything about it on your tax return.  The IRS knows and will do it automatically.

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

Tax owed for 2016

Yes, if you still owe federal tax from a previous year, your refund for 2017 will be seized for the amount you still owe.  You do not have to enter anything about it on your tax return.  The IRS knows and will do it automatically.

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
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