How to Reverse a Tax Foreclosure Sale in Georgia

Reversing a Georgia foreclosure initiated by the bank that holds the mortgage on your home is not possible. In other words, once the sale is actually cried out on the courthouse steps and sold to the highest bidder, there is almost nothing you can do to reverse the...

What You Need to Know About Tax Liens and Bankruptcy

In bankruptcy court, the IRS is a creditor like any other, with a few key differences that make it a bit more difficult to wipe out tax debts compared to the debts of credit card companies and other unsecured creditors.  Tax debt is, at first, unsecured, meaning that...

Tax Penalties in Bankruptcy

If there is one debt you do not want, it is tax debt.  The government can be one of the most ruthless collectors. The IRS puts other creditors to shame with the power it wields in its ability to make your life miserable, and tax penalties that accrue on back taxes can...

Can I Keep My Tax Refund in a Chapter 13?

The short answer is “Yes”.  In most cases, an experienced Atlanta bankruptcy attorney can file a Motion to Retain Income Tax Refund while you are in a Chapter 13 repayment Plan.  In Chapter 13, the Chapter 13 Trustee is entitled to receive any tax refunds...