Help! My Tax Refund Was Taken to Pay My Student Loan Debt

Many people have already filed their taxes this year — particularly those owed refunds. Because of rising taxpayer identity theft, it’s a smart idea for anyone to file quickly. However, some taxpayers are discovering the refund they thought was coming has instead has been taken to pay their student loan debt. Here’s a sample of questions …

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Should My Daughter Work With the IRS or CCCS on Her Student Loan Debt?

“Dear Steve, Need to see if you can help with this question. My 21yr old daughter just found out via having her income tax refund offset due to past due obligation, that she has an outstanding school loan from 2006. Apparently when she was 18, her stepmother had her sign loan documents along with her …

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