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IRS Tax Debt Relief in South Dakota

Unemployed and unable to pay your tax bill? Surprised by a tax audit that turned up unpaid taxes? Tax relief solutions are available if you can't afford to pay delinquent taxes owed to the South Dakota Department of Revenue or the Internal Revenue Service. A South Dakota tax attorney can help you explore your options.

If You Fail to Pay Your Federal & South Dakota Tax Debt

It may be tempting to ignore the IRS and South Dakota Department of Revenue tax bills. After all, perhaps they'll give up and stop trying to collect their money. In reality, that's unlikely to happen. Legally, the government has 10 years to collect delinquent taxes and it will aggressively work to get its money during that time.

If you fail to pay taxes by the due date, you can expect:

  • To receive a tax bill itemizing the actual or estimated taxes you owe, plus interest charges and late-payment fines.
  • The government to place a tax lien on your home, car and other valuables. The lien prevents you from selling the property or refinancing any loans connected to the property.
  • The tax lien to be reported to the major credit bureaus, which will include it on your credit report.
  • The government to eventually seize your property and sell it to pay your tax debt. (This is known as a tax levy.)

If you and your South Dakota tax lawyer reach out to the government and let them know you're sincere about trying to pay your tax debt, then the government will usually postpone taking drastic action against you.

Find & Hire a South Dakota Tax Relief Attorney

When you hire a South Dakota tax debt attorney, your lawyer can review your tax returns and tax bills, analyze your financial situation and recommend tax relief solutions that are right for you. Your attorney can also explain the advantages and disadvantages of each option, communicate directly with the government on your behalf and help you apply for tax relief programs.

There are a number of programs in place designed to help taxpayers who owe back taxes, but either can't afford to pay the entire tax debt or disagree with the government's tax calculations. Your lawyer can help you explore all of these options.

If you're ready to start tackling your tax debt problem, then your next step is to find and hire a South Dakota tax relief lawyer. And you've come to the right place! offers a free service that can connect you with a local tax lawyer. Simply call us at 877-913-7222 or fill out the short form on this page to get started. Whether you live in Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Aberdeen or elsewhere in South Dakota, we can quickly connect you with a South Dakota tax debt lawyer in your area.