The U.S. Treasury is sending money to most adults “as rapidly as possible,” $1,200 if you make less than $75,000, plus $500 per dependent. On Friday (March 27) Congress passed and the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. It’s also called the CARES Act, better known as the massive $2.2 trillion pandemic relief … 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
Bankruptcy can’t write off certain kinds of debts. Chapter 7 may give you enough help to avoid liens on your home from those debts.
Once an income tax lien is recorded, Chapter 13 gives you a tool that may enable you to pay no more and yet get a release of that tax lien.
Bankruptcy DOES discharge–permanently write off–certain income taxes. It’s mostly just a matter of time.
As of January 1, 2016 you can include any taxes you owe for the 2015 tax year in your Chapter 13 payment plan.
If you have enough equity in your home to cover a recorded tax lien, to keep your home you must pay that tax. Hereâs how bankruptcy helps.
If you owe more than 1 year of income taxes, some may be dischargeable and some may not. What happens if you owe both kinds?