Before traveling you might need to pay your taxes
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has a variety of methods to collect delinquent or back taxes. It can slap a tax lien on your property and sell it, or it can levy against your assets. It can also garnish your wages, but it can't take your house. Just recently the United States Senate gave the IRS another tax collecting tool: the power to revoke or suspend your passport, deny your application for its renewal or withhold approval for a first-time applicant.
Cnn reports that the Senate measure authorizes the State Department, as instructed by the IRS, to take the passport of any American citizen with a back tax debt of more than $50,000. The measure, attached as an amendment to the Highway Bill, was passed by a vote of 74-22, on a bipartisan basis. The bill is still required to pass the House of Congress and the president, before it can become law.
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