Income Tax Debts

Do your debts include IRS back taxes? If you do nothing, the interest  and penalties will continue to pile up. The IRS may even file liens  against your assets or prosecute you for tax evasion.

Contrary  to what most people think, some federal income tax arrears can be  discharged in a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Talk to the  experienced lawyers at Robert J. Adams & Associates about this  potential opportunity to shed your tax debt.

Find Out If Your Back Taxes Qualify

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The  bankruptcy laws were created to give a fresh start to people who are  hopelessly in debt. If you have outstanding income taxes, you may be  eligible to discharge some or all of what you owe the Internal Revenue  Service:

  •  Only taxes that are at least three years old are eligible. You are still on the hook for recent tax burdens.
  •  You must have filed your tax returns on time or requested extensions for the year(s) in question.
  • Y ou cannot be in a current IRS payment plan or offer in compromise.

This  is an oversimplification of very complex rules governing dischargeable  income tax debt. Attorney Robert J. Adams has helped many clients  successfully navigate the IRS restrictions to discharge their back  taxes. He can determine if you qualify and what steps you need to take  to make it possible.

General Information:


In  Chapter 7 bankruptcy, your eligible debts are wiped clean, including  dischargeable taxes and IRS interests and penalties. In a Chapter 13,  you pay a prorated portion of your debts (as low as 10 cents on the  dollar) over a five-year period. Chapter 13 may also allow you to  discharge IRS tax liens.


Robert  J. Adams & Associates serves individuals and families in Cook  County and Lake County, Illinois. Have your income tax debts piled up?  Do your debts include IRS back taxes? Call Robert J. Adams &  Associates in Chicago, IL to discuss your financial issues with our  experienced debt relief and bankruptcy attorneys. We have offices  located in Waukegan and Lake County, Illinois and we also help clients  in surrounding areas. We have experience aiding people with bankruptcy,  debt relief, foreclosures, repossessions, paycheck garnishments,  collections suits, payday loans, parking tickets, license suspensions,  income tax problems and much more. For a debt free NEW START, call today  to speak to our experienced bankruptcy lawyers and get out of income  tax debts.

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