Navigating the Complicated World of Bankruptcy

Non-Priority Versus Priority Tax Debts In Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: How To Know The Difference

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Chapter 13 bankruptcy is an option for Americans seeking relief from a variety of debts, and that includes tax debts in most cases. In general, debts of all kinds, including back taxes owed, are divided into one of two categories: non-priority and priority debt. The laws providing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy delineate how tax debts are categorized. Below is more information on how to know if your tax debt will be considered as non-priority debt or priority debt:…

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What Happens To Tax Refunds In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Cases?

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Filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy is a great solution for becoming debt-free if the majority of your debts are unsecured. When you are approved for a discharge in Chapter 7, all of your unsecured debts will be forgiven, but you may have to surrender some of your assets, including your tax refund. Before you file, you may want to know how the trustee will handle your refunds, and here are three things you should know.…

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Is Co-Branding A Way For Businesses To Avoid Bankruptcy?

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In 2014, over 18,000 businesses filed for bankruptcy protection, according to the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts. Co-branding is how major retailers are regaining their financial stability and growing. Some take this intuitive after filing for bankruptcy, with the approval of the court, but it is a consideration for businesses on the brink, as well.  What is Co-Branding? Branding means a company successfully creates awareness about a product or service by associating their business name with it.…

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