I owe the IRS back taxes and have set up a payment plan to pay everything I owe. Will this cause my application for naturalization to be denied?


Having a payment plan for back-taxes would not automatically prevent a form N-400 from being approved. Depending upon the circumstances, however, failure to report income or pay taxes may result in the USCIS finding that the applicant lacks the good moral character needed for naturalization. Therefore, one in this situation should consult with an experienced attorney before filing the N-400 application. (22.Apr.2021)

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