how much can the irs take from my tax refund
It depends how long you've been in default. If the loan was placed with them late last year then there is a good chance your not certified for the IRS to take it. If the loan has been in default for 6 months or longer then there is a good chance they will take your refund check. Once your certified then thats good for life until the loan is out of collections. They will still take your refund check if your certified even though you're making voluntary payments. If certified wait about 60 days after you come out of default to file. If the IRS owes you money you dont need to file an ext.