Discharging Tax Liabilities in Bankruptcy


This is the fourth in a series of articles about dealing with the IRS Collection Division. In previous articles we discussed innocent spouse relief, installment agreements, and offers in compromise. All of these are useful techniques for dealing with tax liabilities which should not be collected from your client, or which exceed your client’s ability to pay. But there are situations in which these devices are unavailable, inappropriate or inadequate.…
Former IRS Special Agent, having worked in the IRS Criminal Investigation Division's office in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1980, he was named as Criminal Investigator of the Year by the Association of Federal Investigators. He holds a B.A. in Business Administration, an M.B.A., and a law degree, all from the University of Maryland. In addition to the University of Maryland, Mr. Haynes has attended MacMurray College, the University of Illinois, Southern Illinois University and Georgetown University Law School.
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