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How Much of My Wages Can the IRS Levy
An IRS levy on your wages or other income is limited by a defined exemption amount. Your exemption will be determined based on the standard deduction, your filing status, and the number of exemptions you claim. All income that exceeds the exemption amount will be taken by the IRS.

Unlike bank account levies, wage levies are continuous. The IRS will continue to take many out of every paycheck you receive until your full delinquent tax balance is paid off.

A few examples can illustrate how much money you will actually receive while the IRS is levying your wages: