Buy Lots More Time to Deal with Multiple Years of Income Tax Debts
If you have an income tax debt that qualifies for discharge and also some tax debt that doesn't, Chapter 13 is often your best option.
Chapter 7 Permanently Prevents Tax Liens against Your Home
Filing a Chapter 7 case prevents tax liens from hitting your home, and so avoids a dischargeable tax from turning into one you must pay.
Dealing with a Recorded Tax Lien FULLY Secured by Home Equity
A tax lien fully encumbered by the equity in your home is dangerous. Chapter 13 may be your best option.
Resolving a Recorded Tax Lien Partly Secured by Home Equity
Chapter 13 forces the IRS/state to accept only partial payment on an income tax debt that is only partially secured by a tax lien.
A Fresh Start for Your Home Equity Encumbered by a Tax Lien
A tax lien encumbering the equity in your home is dangerous. Chapter 13 takes away the danger.
Chapter 7 and Chapter 13–An Income Tax Lien on Your Home
Which kind of bankruptcy to file depends on whether there is equity for the lien and whether the underlying tax can be discharged.
Chapter 7 and Chapter 13–Older Income Taxes
Income tax debts can be written off when meeting certain conditions, mostly by being old enough. Here's what happens in Chapter 7 and 13.
How Bankruptcy Handles . . . Income Taxes You Expect to Owe for the Current Tax Year
You can put into your bankruptcy case the taxes you expect to owe for a portion of the tax year, by filing a partial-year tax return.
How Bankruptcy Handles . . . an Income Tax Installment Agreement that You Are about to Break
It's quite easy to get into an IRS or state monthly payment plan, but what if you can't make the payments or you owe new taxes the next year?
How Bankruptcy Handles . . . a Recorded Income Tax Lien that Is Partially Secured by Your Assets
A tax lien may attach to something you own, worth less than the amount of the tax you owe. How can you get rid of that tax lien?
October Tax Season: How Can I Keep My Business Operating While Getting Relief on My Overdue Taxes?
Would your small business thrive if you could just get rid of, or at least get better payment terms on, your overdue taxes?
October Tax Season: How Can Bankruptcy Help Me If My Ex-Spouse and I Owe Joint Income Taxes?
Your ex-spouse's bankruptcy filing seldom helps you, even if it writes off a joint tax. But your own Chapter 7 or 13 can help you directly.
October Tax Season: A Dozen Key Questions about Tax and Bankruptcy–Part 1
The October 15 extended tax filing deadline is now the new April 15 for many Americans. If you owe and canât pay, here are some solutions.
Tax Season: 20 Ways Bankruptcy Helps If You Owe Income Taxes
It's now after April 15 so it's no longer tax season. But if you owe income taxes, it's ALWAYS tax season. Here's how to escape.
Tax Season: Consider Bankruptcy Even If You Are in a Payment Plan with the IRS
You can be in a streamlined monthly installment plan to pay back income taxes even if you owe the IRS a lot of money. But should you be?