Can IRS Prevent You From Traveling?
The IRS and Justice Department cooperate to catch tax scofflaws, including having notorious ones arrested if they land on U.S. soil. These days discussion is focused on more mundane tax debts and the other end of travel: when can the IRS prevent you from leaving? At the moment stopping a U.S. citizen from
traveling because of tax debts is a proposed law not yet enacted. Some people figure the IRS needs all the help it can get to collect taxes. Some civil libertarians seem outraged this restriction could be considered, much less enacted. Read more