Bankruptcy Taxation

Complex Tax Issues

This session will present an in-depth analysis of the interplay among tax law, liquidation and bankruptcy. The panelists will examine some of the tax traps that exist for an individual when business obligations remain unpaid in a closure or bankruptcy, as well as how to use an insolvency defense to defeat phantom K-1 and 1099 income.

$25.00
$25.00

What’s Your Favorite? Supreme Court Decisions that Will Impact (and Already Have Impacted) Bankruptcy Practice

A panel of judges, academics and Supreme Court practitioners will lead a discussion regarding the 2016-17 Supreme Court decisions of note for insolvency practitioners, as well as the high court’s most impactful, interesting or problematic decisions on bankruptcy practice to date. Amendments to Rule 37(e) (in effect since December 2015), as well as courts’ and litigants’ experiences with amended Rule 37(e), will also be discussed.

$25.00
$25.00

Tackling Taxing Employment Issues in Bankruptcy

Presented by the Bankruptcy Taxation and Labor & Employment Committees

$25.00
$25.00

Mediating Valuation, Intercreditor and Other Issues Affecting Secured Creditors in Bankruptcy

Presented by the Mediation and Secured Credit Committees

$25.00
$25.00

Stop This Tax Foreclosure

Payment of property taxes remains a recurring problem for many homeowners. Frequently, they do not understand what taxes are required to be paid, what interest rates are being charged, and what the consequences of nonpayment are. What is the process for property tax foreclosure? How long is the redemption period? Is there a point when a chapter 13 case can no longer be effective in dealing with property taxes? What if the taxing authority enters into repayment plans during or after the redemption period?

$25.00
$25.00

Many Unhappy Returns: Another Hanging Paragraph Creates a Trap for Consumer Bankruptcy Lawyers

When is a tax return not a tax return? Bankruptcy can be very useful when seeking to discharge personal income tax obligations, but if the return has not been filed on time, dischargeability may be in jeopardy. Many courts have addressed this issue and have issued widely divergent views, including the First Circuit’s strict interpretation of what constitutes a tax return as announced by the majority in In re Fahey.

$25.00
$25.00

Tax Talk a la Carte

$25.00
$25.00

Death and Taxes

The impact of a bankruptcy filing on a consumer debtor’s tax liabilities requires a reconciling of hazy IRC provisions with Title 11. Topics will include the impact on the debtor’s discharge for late-filed income tax returns, 1099s ((A) and (C)), 26 U.S.C. § 108, tax liens and their treatment under the Code (§ 724), and the pros and cons of filing a “stub” year tax return.

$25.00
$25.00

Committee Educational Session: Real Estate/Bankruptcy Taxation

Hospitality and the Tax Man: Historical Hospitality Tax Issues in Distress

$25.00
$25.00

Consumer Tax Toolbox

This panel provides updates on the law and suggests the necessary tools for your consumer tax toolbox, in particular concepts of cancellation of indebtness, home mortgage modiifcations, issuance of 1099s by creditors, separate-entity treatment under IRC section 1398, priority of tax claims, nondischargeability of tax claims, and other thorny tax issues frequently facing consumer bankruptcy lawyers.

$25.00
$25.00
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