Bankruptcy discharges income tax debts. They just need to meet some conditions, mostly based on when they were due and whether and when filed. Bankruptcy DOES Write Off Income Taxes There are certain very special debts that bankruptcy never discharges (writes off). Child and spousal support is a good example. See Sections 523(a)(5) and 101(14A) of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Income taxes are … Read More
Breaking an IRS/state income tax payment plan usually has very bad consequences. But filing bankruptcy lets you escape a tax payment plan. Tax Installment Agreement You Can’t Afford It’s a common problem. You owed income taxes a year or two ago when you sent in your tax returns. Money was very tight so you couldn’t just pay it … Read More
In spite of you filing bankruptcy, the taxing authorities can still take certain very specific actions as exceptions to the automatic stay.
During the first months of 2016 your bankruptcy can write off more of your tax debts.