Lauren Smith, WalletHub Staff Writer
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A tax lien does not stay on your credit report at all. The three major credit bureaus removed all tax lien information from consumer credit reports as of April 2018, and new tax liens are no longer added to credit reports.
Previously, a paid tax lien stayed on your credit report for up to 7 years. An unpaid lien could remain on your report for up to 10 years.
You can check your credit report for free here on WalletHub. If a tax lien is still listed on your credit report, you can file a dispute to remove the record.
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