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I have paid the IRS. Why is this still effecting my credit score?
It has been paid for several years now.

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That the taxes were paid is good and is noted on your credit report. However, payment does not instantly remove the report of back taxes from your credit history.  This fact will remain for 7 to ten years from the date the taxes were paid.  This is well explained in the articles on this site since the purpose of Credit Karma is to TEACH about credit.

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