IRS Letter 3172

Letter 3172: Notice of Federal Tax Lien

What It Is:

Letter 3172 is issued by the IRS to notify taxpayers that a federal tax lien has been filed against their property. This lien applies to all current and future property and rights to property as security for unpaid tax debts. It can affect personal and business assets and significantly impact your credit rating.

How Unbehagen Advisors Handles It:

Receiving Letter 3172 can be very concerning, but Unbehagen Advisors is prepared to help. Our first step is to verify the validity of the lien and the accuracy of the tax debt. We will review your tax records, identify any discrepancies, and determine the best course of action to resolve the outstanding liability.

Our Strategy:

Our strategy may involve negotiating with the IRS to release the lien, possibly by arranging a payment plan or settling the debt through an offer in compromise. Unbehagen Advisors will work diligently to protect your assets and minimize the negative impact on your credit.


We will handle all communication with the IRS on your behalf, ensuring that all paperwork is filed correctly and deadlines are met. Unbehagen Advisors keeps you informed at every stage of the process, so you always know the status of your case.

Error Verification:

If there are any errors in the IRS’s claim or the process by which the lien was filed, Unbehagen Advisors will challenge these errors rigorously. We have the expertise to correct misunderstandings and ensure that your rights are fully protected.

Peace of Mind:

Dealing with a federal tax lien is stressful, but you don’t have to face it alone. Unbehagen Advisors provides expert guidance and support, helping you navigate through this challenging situation with confidence. We strive to resolve your tax issues and restore your financial stability.

If you’ve received a Letter 3172 or need help managing any IRS lien, contact Unbehagen Advisors today.

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