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A tax lien certificate is a lien on your property for not paying your taxes. If you fail to pay your taxes off, the county government will auction off your property. The winning bidder will receive a tax lien certificate as a proof of purchase. They can then charge interest of up to 50% or they can foreclose on the property and become the owner of the real estate free and clear.
This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified tax lien lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local tax lien attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.