Unpaid Tax Bills May Soon Lead to Passport Denial

If you owe the IRS $50,000 or more in unpaid taxes, you might need to cancel your international travel plans in 2016 due to passport denial. Thanks to a new bill, H.R. 22, which passed earlier this year in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, the State Department could revoke, deny or limit passports to anyone with a serious tax debt. According to a recent Forbes article, critics of the bill say travel is a “fundamental and constitutional” right that should not be threatened by a tax … [Read more...]