Legal Advice for Tax Refund — 24 results
Written by attorney Robert Suhajda, over 4 years ago.
There is nothing special that protects a tax refund from being seized by a creditor in most states. Usually, only government creditors such as child support enforcement authorities,student... more
Written by attorney John Rogers, 6 months ago.
It’s that time of year for tax refunds. We have questions from folks as to whether they can file Chapter 7 bankruptcy before filing taxes and still keep their tax refunds coming to them... more
Written by attorney Dorothy G Bunce, about 2 years ago.
It is shared among friends like a government secret - you have to forfeit your tax return when you file bankruptcy. Like most secrets whispered over and over, there is a hint of truth to... more
Written by attorney Benjamin Skinner, over 3 years ago.
With Tax season upon us, the question on the minds of potential bankruptcy filers is, How do we keep our tax refund after filing? Some people opt to spend their tax refund outright. The... more
Written by attorney Joanne Reisman, over 3 years ago.
As 2011 draws to a close some of you are still stunned by the lack of recovery of our economy. Maybe you finally found a new job but it's for lower pay or less hours. You remain buried in... more
Written by attorney John N Skiba, over 4 years ago.
As tax season is rolling around I get a lot of questions from those who need to file bankruptcy but are expecting to get a tax refund soon. The simplest advice I can give is if you are... more
Written by attorney Mitchell Goldstein, over 4 years ago.
Pros and Cons of Overwithholding It may seem like a good idea to have the IRS take out too much money and get a large refund around tax time. If you think about it, you are really giving... more
Written by attorney Richard Elie, 3 months ago.
Section 541 of the Bankruptcy Code defines property of the estate as "all legal or equitable interests of the debtor in property as of the commencement of the case." For purposes here Your... more
Written by attorney Dan R Dodds, about 3 years ago.
Tax day has come and gone, now the refunds are being sent out to anxious taxpayers. Many will use their tax refund for a fun vacation or to make a big purchase, but many others will use the... more
Written by attorney James Oberholtzer, almost 4 years ago.
The IRS has noted an increase in tax-return-related scams, frequently
involving unsuspecting taxpayers who normally do not have a filing requirement
in the first place. These taxpayers... more