Can i mail my tax transcript to the bankruptcy trustee or do i need to mail them to the courts I have left my trustee about 10 voice mails in still have not received a call back or a package for any information she might need
The bankruptcy code requires that you supply certain documents to the case trustee. Sometimes the United States Trustee request additional document sent to his office. There is no U. S. Trustee in Alabama or North Carolina, and I do not know how Bankruptcy Administrators are in those two states, since the program is run differently than in the rest of the country.
Thus, you should send the documents to your case trustee, not to the court.
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I concur with the recommendation of my distinguished colleague, attorney Robert W. Gambrell. You need to send your tax returns directly to the Bankruptcy Trustee assigned to your case. The Trustee probably has a website with all the information you need. Good luck.
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The tax information that the panel trustee needs to process your case needs to go to the panel trustee directly. Mail would probably be best, but attorneys generally upload this information via an FTP site, so if you are represented, give these documents to your attorney. Trustees usually have a set list of information they require, often posted on the court website. Would have helped if you indicated whether you have already attended your 341 meeting or not. Bank records and pay records are most common other documents trustees require. Hope this perspective helps!
The Southern District of Alabama requiers that the tax return or transcripts be submitted electronically under Other/Miscellaneous, then Submission of Tax Documents for Trustee. As a courtsey, you may email or mail a copy directly to the trustee at the address on the notice of commencement of filing to insure she receives it 7 days prior to your meeting of creditors. At the meeting of creditors, she will advise you of any other documents she may need to conclude your case.
Presuming that you are aware of the requirement to provide the tax transcript to the Bankruptcy Trustee at least 7 days prior to the Meeting of Creditors, and you have timely complying with that requirement, you should be prepared at the Meeting of Creditors to ask her on the record to confirm that she received the same. If you have an Attorney representing you, it is likely that the Trustee is not returning any telephone calls to you because it would be improper for her to talk to you without your Attorney being involved. If you have an Attorney, you should be providing all documents to your Attorney for their review prior to forwarding to the Trustee. Afterall, you hired the Attorney to protect your interests, if you are keeping him/her out of the loop, they can't do their job. If you don't have an Attorney, you'll have to do your best to make a record that you indeed complied with the requirement, and if the Trustee claims you have not, you will have to be prepared to argue your case and evidence to the Court. Perhaps sending the taxes through certified mail (and possibly overnight, if you are up against the deadline), so you have confirmation from the Postal Service that the documents were delivered and received. Best of Luck to you.
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