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Can My Tax Debt Be Discharged in Bankruptcy?

bankruptcy-thumb-250x186-1907.jpgYes, if it is a non-priority debt. Taxes become non-priority debt when 1. the return was due more than 3 years prior to filing the bankruptcy 2. the return was filed at least 2 years before you filed for bankruptcy 3. the tax debt was assessed at least 240 days prior to filing AND 4. you are not guilty of any type of fraudulent behavior, like tax evasion. Also, you cannot have signed a settlement agreement with the IRS. This can be an in-depth analysis, so it is best to have a competent attorney look at your specific situation. To schedule a free consultation today, get in touch with a Jacksonville Bankruptcy Attorney by calling 904-685-1200.

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