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Avoid using credit cards at the holidays before bankruptcy

Paying for the holidays with credit cards, even at a relatively modest amount, can mean that you will have to pay back those purchases if you file a bankruptcy.

Writing Off Income Taxes Forever through Bankruptcy

What income taxes can a Chapter 7 bankruptcy completely write off?

Taxes and bankruptcy – debunking a myth

No wonder people think “bankruptcy can’t help me with my tax debt.”

Can you keep all of your stuff in bankruptcy?

You want to know: “Can I really keep everything I own if I file bankruptcy?”

Lots of business debt can allow you to qualify for Ch. 7 more easily

If you owe more business debt than consumer debt, then you can avoid not only the “means test” but also some other roadblocks to a successful post-business Chapter 7 bankruptcy case.

What happens to general unsecured debt in Chapter 7?

Your “left-over debts”–those which are neither secured by collateral nor belong to any of the special “priority” categories–often don’t drive the decision about whether to file Chapter 7 or 13. But you still need to know how these “general unsecured debts” are handled under these two options.

What’s involved with discharging my debts under chapter 7?

The point of filing bankruptcy is to get relief from your debts. So, when and how DO those debts get “discharged”–legally written off–in a regular Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Debts in bankruptcy and how they’re treated

The most practical questions you likely have if you are considering bankruptcy is what it will do to each of your debts.

Pre-Bankruptcy Tax Strategies

Get the maximum benefit from your bankruptcy against your taxes by following these sophisticated strategies.

How to stop using your credit card for holiday gift-giving

Especially if you’re thinking about filing bankruptcy, resist the urge to rack up a big credit card bill for Christmas and other holiday gifts.

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