These bankruptcy alternative articles will discuss many ways to reduce your debt other than filing for bankruptcy. Before filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy make sure you know your options.
How do you know if you qualify for insolvency? According to the IRS, a taxpayer is insolvent when your total liabilities exceed your total assets. What does this mean for someone who has already settled their debts? The forgiven debt may be excluded as income under the “insolvency” exclusion. Normally, a taxpayer is not required to include forgiven debts in income to the extent that the taxpayer is […]