If an individual owes money to the federal government because of a delinquent debt, the Treasury Department can offset that individual’s federal payment or withhold the entire amount to satisfy the debt.
Well after waiting for over a month I called today andffinally gotanswers aabout my return, I didn’t like the answers! My refund is correct, but he said I had a offset. I called the offset department just to find out it was from the department of education. My refund is for. $5580, I called them and they said that it was from a collection agency. I called them. The principal amount is a little more than $3000! But with interest its $6,349! They have no idea if irs is taking all my refund or even any! HELP!!!