26 U.S. Code § 7432 - Civil damages for failure to release lien
Claims pursuant to this section shall be payable out of funds appropriated under section 1304 of title 31, United States Code.
A judgment for damages shall not be awarded under subsection (b) unless the court determines that the plaintiff has exhausted the administrative remedies available to such plaintiff within the Internal Revenue Service.
The amount of damages awarded under subsection (b)(1) shall be reduced by the amount of such damages which could have reasonably been mitigated by the plaintiff.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an action to enforce liability created under this section may be brought without regard to the amount in controversy and may be brought only within 2 years after the date the right of action accrues.
A prior section 7432 was renumbered 7437 of this title.
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