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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and Tax Debt

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and Tax Debt

If you’re struggling with overwhelming tax debts, you should consider all of your financial options, one of which is filing bankruptcy Chapter 13. With Chapter 13, you can pool all of your debts, including some types of tax debts, into a three-to-five-year repayment plan. You may not be able to pay off the entirety of … Read More

How Much Debt Do I Have to File Bankruptcy?

How Much Debt is Needed to File for Bankruptcy?

When facing bankruptcy, many wonder how much debt is needed to file bankruptcy. There is no minimum amount of debt you need in order to file for bankruptcy, but there are other critical factors you need to take into consideration before filing under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. In this blog, we discuss details regarding … Read More

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Debts That Can’t Be Discharged During Bankruptcy

It’s tempting to believe that filing for bankruptcy is like having a magical wizard wave his wand to make all of your problems disappear. Unfortunately, this isn’t exactly the case. You need to know exactly which debts can be discharged and which debts can’t as you begin the process. Bankruptcy isn’t rare in the Hoosier … Read More

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How Can I Eliminate Tax Debts In Bankruptcy?

One of the things that people hear about bankruptcy is that it usually doesn’t discharge some debts owed to the government, like taxes. Even if you have a large burden of tax debt that is making it extremely difficult to reconcile your finances, bankruptcy can’t always help. However, here is some good news: You actually … Read More

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Could I Get Audited by the IRS Because I Filed for Bankruptcy?

It is difficult to predict exactly when or if the Internal Revenue Service of the United States might audit you, which could subject you to a rigorous financial examination. At Sawin & Shea, we sometimes encounter people who are filing for bankruptcy and worry whether doing so will trigger an IRS audit. So, let’s look … Read More

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Can Bankruptcy Help Me With My Tax Debt?

If you’re thinking of filing for bankruptcy and you live in Indiana, you may be wondering whether it could eliminate your tax debt. Hoosiers can sometimes get their tax debt discharged during an Indiana bankruptcy. However, you may have received conflicting advice about whether or not it’s possible to make this happen. So let’s settle … Read More

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[Video] Should I Wait for My Tax Refund Before Filing for Bankruptcy?

 Around tax time, bankruptcy attorneys often receive questions about tax refunds and filing for bankruptcy. You may be wondering whether it’s a good idea to wait for a refund to arrive before you file, or whether it’s better to do it as soon as possible. You probably also have questions about whether you’ll be … Read More

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Can Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Help With An IRS Tax Levy?

 You’re facing one of the most feared situations any taxpayer can face: a tax levy. The IRS has far-reaching powers to enforce a tax levy, including seizing your assets and property. If you receive notification of a tax levy, delaying your response can add to the penalties you owe and may cause the IRS … Read More

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