American actress, television personality and auhor Tori Spelling and her actor husband Dean McDermott, reportedly had their bank accounts cleared out by America’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS.)
This is according to an article on Accounting Today, saying last year, the couple were sued twice by American Express, the first time over a bill for $37,981.97, and then for an unpaid balance of $87,595.55.
“Also in 2016, the IRS levied a federal tax lien against the couple for $707,487.30 in unpaid federal taxes from the 2014 tax year. The reported seizure of Spelling and McDermott’s bank account may be related to last year’s lien.”
Read the story here.
According to the IRS on its website, it can legally seize an individuals property to satisfy a tax debt. It can garnish wages, take money in bank or other financial accounts, seize and sell vehicle(s), real estate and other personal property.