How Can I Stop a Garnishment?

A pending garnishment can be very stressful. After all, we are talking about your money and how you pay your bills, eat, and live. If a creditor sues you and obtains a judgment against you, then after entry of the judgment, the creditor may proceed to garnish your wages or

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Unpaid Property Taxes

By: Jamie L. Harris, Esq. A quick note on property taxes. Timely payment of property taxes can result in the avoidance of loan default, foreclosure proceedings and long term savings. When property taxes are not paid, they are typically sold to third parties who hold the claims while they continue

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What About Tax Liens?

Filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy may wipe out certain tax liabilities (not all of them) but even so, tax liens that were already filed continue to survive the bankruptcy discharge.  The tax lien continues to attach to all the assets that you owned at the time you filed.  It does not

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Options for Dealing with Your Company’s Tax Debt

With the current state of the economy, many business owners are facing declining revenues and as a result are falling behind on withholding and other tax payments.  If your business is dealing with tax debt, it is important to be proactive.  Taxing authorities can file liens and levy bank accounts

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The Tax Man Cometh: Your Options When Facing A Tax Levy

Due to the current state of the economy, more individuals and businesses are finding it difficult to pay their taxes.  If you have exhausted all available appeals with the taxing authorities or been denied for an offer in compromise, you may want to look at your bankruptcy options.  This is

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