Including New Income Tax Debts in Chapter 13
File your Chapter 13 "adjustment of debts" case at the right time to include all possible tax debts. Then budget right to prevent new ones.
Bankruptcy Timing: Include Income Taxes Owed for 2015 by Filing Chapter 13 in Early 2016
As of January 1, 2016 you can include any taxes you owe for the 2015 tax year in your Chapter 13 payment plan.
How Bankruptcy Handles . . . The Writing Off of Income Taxes with a Simple Chapter 7 Case
Here's how straightforward discharging (legally writing off) income taxes can be in bankruptcy.
How Bankruptcy Handles . . . Income and Withholding Taxes You Owe as the Business Owner of a Sole Proprietorship
If you want to keep your business operating but owe too much in taxes, a Chapter 13 case will protect your business while buying you time.
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 . . . Unpaid Employment Taxes Allegedly Owed by a Non-Owner of the Business
You can be held liable for the IRS Trust Fund Recovery Penalty--all the unpaid employment taxes--without being an owner of the business.
How Bankruptcy Handles . . . Income Taxes that Your Ex-Spouse Was Required to Pay but Is Now Paying through a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case
When it's good for you that your ex-spouse is filing a Chapter 13 case, and how to keep it good.
How Bankruptcy Handles . . . Withholding Taxes Owed on Behalf of an Employee
Employee withholding taxes can't be written off in bankruptcy. But still, either Chapter 7 or 13 may provide your best solution.
October Tax Season: What Happens to My Income Tax Refund If I File a Chapter 7 “Straight Bankruptcy” Case?–Part 2
Keep your refund if it's small (enough) or by not filing bankruptcy until spending that refund (wisely).
October Tax Season: A Dozen Key Questions about Tax and Bankruptcy–Part 2
Q&As about tax refunds, whether and when to file late tax returns, joint tax debts with ex-spouses, getting rid of tax liens, and more.