Should the IRS have the right to take property through IRS liens?

Should the IRS have the right to take property when there is not criminal activity involved or should it be automatically released when property is sold at a tax deed sale by municipalities?   Currently they have 120 days to redeem the property although they were notified like all lien holder/vendors before the sale.  Everyone else has no redemption period in Florida.
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December 25 2008 - Tampa
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Should they? Do they? It's the IRS and the tax deed sale laws in Florida are clear on this. Retain a title examiner for any property that interests you. It is worth the expense. Secondly, clearing the title (obtaining title insurance) could require an attorney and as many as five years if you expect to resell it.
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August 10 2009
Yes, I think the IRS should (although I hear they rarely do) exercise their option of taking ownership of a house after a foreclosure sale if there is sufficient equity to sell the property.
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