discharge of income tax

Can Income Taxes be discharged in Bankruptcy?

The unsecured debts such as medical bills or credit card bills are discharged after people get a bankruptcy discharge. This is 3-4 months from a bankruptcy filing in case of Chapter 7 and after 3-5 years in the case of Chapter 13 repayment plan. However, some debts are not discharged like government taxes or spousal/child support, etc. Though under certain circumstances, local, state and federal income taxes can be discharged along with any interest and penalty fees in Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. However, not all taxes are dischargeable. To discern which taxes can and [...]

2019-06-14T12:22:40+00:00