Do your 2018 taxes just add to your earlier income tax debts, making it all the more unmanageable? Chapter 13 may be your best solution. Last week we got into a big advantage of filing a Chapter 13 “adjustment of debts” case in early 2019. Doing so enables you to include 2018 income taxes into your Chapter 13 payment … Read More
Bankruptcy can help you permanently stop income tax collection. That’s true even with more recent taxes that cannot be written off. The Automatic Staying, and the Discharge, of Income Tax Debts Sometimes people are surprised to learn that filing bankruptcy gives you power over income taxes. It does so in two big ways. First, filing bankruptcy stops the IRS … Read More
Filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy gives you a break from income tax collections, precious time to deal with a recent tax you must still pay. We ended the last blog post saying that sometimes a Chapter 7 bankruptcy will stop a wage garnishment only temporarily. One such situation is if the IRS (or state tax agency) is chasing you on … Read More
In spite of you filing bankruptcy, the taxing authorities can still take certain very specific actions as exceptions to the automatic stay.