From the Editor – Claims and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

By The Honorable William Houston Brown (Retired)

IRS’s amended proof of claim related back to timely claim. IRS filed a timely proof of claim in the Chapter 13 case, estimating tax liability for 2009, and after the debtors 2009 tax return was filed, IRS amended its claim. Reviewing Code § 1308 and Rule 3002(c)(1), the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel held that an amendment to a timely proof of claim relates back to the timely claim when the original claim provided “fair notice of the conduct, transaction, or occurrence that forms the basis of the claim . . .

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