From the Editor – Debtor’s Attorney

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Lauren Saunders' Letter to Oppose H.R. 5 the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017

January 10, 2017

Dear Representative:

The National Consumer Law Center® (NCLC®), on behalf of its low income clients, strongly opposes H.R. 5, the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017 (RAA), which will be voted on this week. Since 1969, the nonprofit NCLC has worked for consumer justice and economic security for low-income and other disadvantaged . . . → Read More: Lauren Saunders’ Letter to Oppose H.R. 5 the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017

CFPB Takes Action Against Two Law Firms For Misrepresenting Attorney Involvement To Collect On Medical Debts

Bureau Orders Medical Debt Collection Law Firms and their President to Refund $577,135 to Consumers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 9, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is taking action against two medical debt collection law firms and their president for falsely representing that letters and calls were from . . . → Read More: CFPB Takes Action Against Two Law Firms For Misrepresenting Attorney Involvement To Collect On Medical Debts

Who Will Prepare Your Tax Return?

WASHINGTON – As the start of tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers to start thinking about who will prepare their 2016 federal tax return. The IRS will begin processing tax returns on Monday, January 23. Many software companies and tax professionals will accept and submit tax returns before the . . . → Read More: Who Will Prepare Your Tax Return?

Ask Ms. Ps & Qs

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When Estates Collide: A Discussion of the Intersecting and Conflicting Interests of a Debtor’s Bankruptcy Estate When She is Also a Spendthrift Trust’s Beneficiary

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What to Know About Health Coverage Information Statements You May Receive in 2017

Many individuals will receive ACA information statements from their employer or coverage provider by early March in 2017 about their 2016 health insurance coverage:

Form 1095-B, Health Coverage Form 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage

Here is information about these forms:

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Critical Case Comment

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