If you’d like to pay a prior employee or independent contractor recent wages or commissions, Chapter 13 can help you prioritize that. Our last three blog posts have been about debts you owe to your employees or independent contractors. Specifically, we discussed the conditions under which past wages, commissions, or benefits qualify as a“priority” debt. These posts covered: the … Read More
If you operate or used to operate a business and are considering filing bankruptcy and would like to pay an employee, the law can help you. Our last two blog posts were about debts owed to your employees or independent contractors. Specifically we discussed the conditions in which past wages, commissions, or benefits qualify as “priority” debt. Two weeks … Read More
Debts for wages, commissions, and employee benefits may be priority debts, more likely paid. It depends on the timing and amount of the debt. Our last dozen blog posts have been about “priority” debts. These are special unsecured debts that bankruptcy law treats better than the rest, called “general unsecured” debts. (Secured debts are a third main category … Read More
If you owe an employee wages or benefits, it’s likely a priority debt. Same if you are owed wages or benefits. More likely to be paid.