If behind on property taxes on property that isn’t your home, either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 may buy you the time to save this property.
In spite of you filing bankruptcy, the taxing authorities can still take certain very specific actions as exceptions to the automatic stay.
If you are behind on property taxes on your home, Chapter 7 often doesn’t give you enough time to catch up. But Chapter 13 likely would.
Having unpaid property taxes is dangerous, and violates the contract with your mortgage lender. Bankruptcy addresses both issues. Is Chapter 7 “Straight Bankruptcy” Enough Help? It possibly can give you enough of a fresh start with your other debts so that you can catch up on your property taxes. But doing so while keeping your mortgage lender also satisfied is difficult to pull … Read More
Bankruptcy helps with your property taxes either by writing off your other debts or by buying you more time to catch up.
Being behind on property taxes is usually a breach of your mortgage. Chapter 13 protects you from your mortgage lender so you can catch up.
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