The Smart Way to Cut Out the IRS

By Cathy Moran, Esq. (Redwood City, CA)

Like so much in life, it’s all about timing.

I revisited an older post here about delaying the filing of a bankruptcy til the New Year when the debtor expects to owe taxes in April.

A Chapter 13 filed in January can include and pay the taxes associated with the tax year ending in December. As the taxing folk see it, the . . .

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