Section 522(f) Avoidance of Liens on Co-Owned Property

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Is There a Light in the Farm Economy?

By Mark Harring, Standing Chapter 12 and 13 Trustee for the Western District of Wisconsin (Madison, WI)

Since 2013, net farm income, a broad measure of farm profitability, has declined by 52%, and in 2018 is projected to be at a 12 year low.1

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For the Academic Set

U.S. Banking De-Regulation, Financial Engineering, and Bankruptcy Reform: How Banks Took Control over Consumer Insolvency Law

By Anita C. Butera, PhD, JD and Robert D. Manning, PhD

New from the author of Credit Card Nation a review of the legislative history of banking deregulation and bankruptcy reform. It provides a brief explanation of financial . . . → Read More: For the Academic Set

IRS Urges Taxpayers to Prepare For Natural Disasters

Because a natural disaster can strike any time, the IRS reminds individuals and businesses to take time now and create or update their emergency preparedness plan. Individuals, families and businesses begin getting ready for a disaster with a preparedness plan that includes key documents, lists of belongings and property.

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Retirees With Pension Income Should Do Paycheck Checkup ASAP

Retirees should do a Paycheck Checkup to make sure they are paying enough tax during the year by using the Withholding Calculator, available on IRS.gov. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, enacted in December 2017, changed the way tax is calculated for most taxpayers, including retirees.

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Critical Case Comment

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Factoring in Valuation - Consumer Cases that Impact Business Cases

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Bankruptcy is Often a Gambler’s Only Sure Bet

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UpRight Not Right in East Tennessee

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Taxpayers Should Be Prepared for Natural Disasters

With hurricane season underway, it’s a good idea for taxpayers to think about what they can do to be prepared should a hurricane or other natural disaster strike where they live. Here are a few helpful tips for taxpayers to keep in mind.

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