The 2005 Bankruptcy Act is causing trouble in certain discharge of income tax cases. On October 17, 2005, the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (“BAPCPA”) became fully effective as the law of the land. This bankruptcy law update made enormous changes to people needing to file bankruptcy. Strangely enough, even after being on […]
Tax day Now that the holidays are over there isn’t much to look forward to between now and the summer months. Sure, there’s Valentine’s Day (welcome back, House of Cards), St. Patrick’s Day (green beer!), and don’t forget to mark your calendars for March 1st, National Pig Day. But don’t overlook the importance of TAX […]
There are just so many little known facts about bankruptcy that, if better known, could really help people suffering from financial problems. I’ve compiled a quick list of topics that many of my clients were surprised to learn: 1. Can taxes be discharged in bankruptcy? Answer: Yes, sometimes. The first rule is that you can […]
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