Lien Records & General Lien Information
Liens are a means of collecting an unpaid debt, the most common of course is the tax lien. A tax lien is usually
imposed by a federal or state agency upon property that an owner
owes taxes on. In the United States a federal tax lien can be
placed upon unpaid income tax, gift tax or real estate tax. Liens can
also be in t he form of personal liens placed upon a possession by
a bank or a private lending facility for unpaid dues. Public lien
records are connected to every
part of our lives in society. A public lien record is piece of
information that may contain individual background information,
employment history, credit information, public and civil
records, address and phone number, residence history, court records and
other personal information. A public background check is a means
of obtaining lien records as well as verifying someone's identity. Public background checks are often requested by employers and renters on applicants, especially on those that are seeking a high
security job or a position of power, such as in a government jobs, military, banks, schools, hospitals, financial institution, airports, etc.
Public background checks have been performed in the past by a government organization for a fee.
today are more frequently provided by private companies that can access public databases, the same databases used by
various government organizations. The results of
the private databases are usually more complete and faster
at indexing and cross-referencing of different types of
A person's identity is not always what they say it is. Verifying a person's background,
lien records or public information and indexing all of the above
is a means of objectively evaluating a person's
history and qualifications to
avoid potential risks. Public records,
however, may sometimes be used for illegal purposes, such as unlawful discrimination, identity theft, and
harassment. It is important to
verify the information obtained within public databases by cross referencing phone numbers and addresses to make sure that the
information you find is indeed for the person you are searching for.
More Public Record Resources
... Automated lien system, tax lien information and tax lien advocate system
... Lien and Judgment records, sample lien record form. Individual and business lien information.
... Request for lien information; Report of lien settlement and other federal forms
Wikipedia.org ... Tax lien information, Federal tax liens and property lien information.