In re Crocker: New Approaches to Discharge Enforcement and Student Loan Dischargeability?

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Three Last Things Trustees Should Know About the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 – Part V

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Why Your Bankruptcy Client Doesn’t Understand You (And How to Fix the Problem)

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Private Collection Agencies – What You and Debtors Need to Know

Taxpayers who are contacted by a private collection agency on behalf of the IRS might have questions about the program. These taxpayers can visit IRS.gov to find answers to questions they might have.

In fact, to better help these taxpayers, the IRS recently updated the private debt collection pages on IRS.gov. These updates added . . . → Read More: Private Collection Agencies – What You and Debtors Need to Know

IRS Updates Guidance for Deductible Business, Charitable, Medical and Moving Expenses

11/14/19, the IRS issued guidance for taxpayers with certain deductible expenses to reflect changes resulting from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).

Revenue Procedure 2019-46, posted today on IRS.gov, updates the rules for using the optional standard mileage rates in computing the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or . . . → Read More: IRS Updates Guidance for Deductible Business, Charitable, Medical and Moving Expenses

New and Revised Bankruptcy Forms

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Memories of a Chapter XIII Trustee

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Critical Case Comment

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Hanging Paragraph, Cars for Non-Personal Use, and PMSI

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Credit Scores Trend Upward After Bankruptcy

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

After bankruptcy, credit scores go steadily up, says a 17 year study released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Got that? Go UP. Every year.

Importantly, credit scores start improving the same year that the bankruptcy is filed.

Think on that for a moment.

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