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Auctions of Real and Personal Property

The Internal Revenue Code requires that seized property be sold by Public Auction or Sealed Bid Auction. Either way, the auction is open to the public and bidding and rules conducted by an auctioneer (usually a Property Appraisal and Liquidation Specialist with the IRS). At the end of the bidding process or the opening of the sealed bids the highest recorded bid will be awarded the property being auctioned.

Items for sale include antiques, automobiles, commercial/industrial property, real estate, patents, and much more.

For complete information visit www.irsauctions.gov.


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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 21-Oct-2014