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Can I write off attorney and court fees for a chapter 7 bankruptcy that was discharged on my taxes?

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Bankruptcy tax write off

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  1. In almost all consumer cases, bankruptcy fees and expenses, including those of the bankruptcy attorney, are not deductable expenses on a personal income tax return.

    In my Long Island bankruptcy practice in New York, I often get questions from clients about other tax issues related to bankruptcy. Click the following article to see an article I wrote for the Suffolk Lawyer about the effect of a recent bankruptcy on income tax issues. In particular, filing bankruptcy does not create tax consequences.

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