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If you are concerned that a substantial amount of tax debt will complicate your consumer or business bankruptcy, the Law Office of Lawrence L. Szabo can address the confusion you feel.

Attorney Lawrence L. Szabo has put his decades of experience and deep knowledge of bankruptcy law to work on numerous client problems with taxation. You can benefit from his firm grasp of legal strategies and debt relief options that may be available to you.

Experienced Representation, Personal Attention For Every Bankruptcy Client

How old is your tax debt? Federal and state income taxes can be discharged in bankruptcy. In general, the taxes must be for a tax year for which a tax return was due more than three years before your Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing.   You must also have filed the return more than two years before you file your bankruptcy case, and the tax must be assessed more than 240 days before you file your bankruptcy case.  These rules are subject to several important exceptions and qualifications.  Lawrence L. Szabo can help you determine whether your taxes can be discharged by filing for bankruptcy. 

Many tax issues can arise when seeking bankruptcy relief:  tax liens,  cancellation of debt income, the tax consequences of a foreclosure, capital gains tax.

We know you will have questions about these complicated issues — and Lawrence L. Szabo has the answers. This skilled Northern California tax bankruptcy lawyer is your careful, compassionate guide from start to finish of the legal process.

In Oakland, Contra Costa County and Alameda County, arrange your free initial consultation by calling 510-922-0565 or sending an email message.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

Bankruptcy Checklist

Important Bankruptcy Information - At the Law Office of Lawrence L. Szabo, our lawyers and staff have created the following page as a resource for current and potential clients. If you are going through a bankruptcy, it is very important to know what you need to begin and understanding credit counseling, debtor's education, and the dangers of committing fraud.

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While this website provides general information, it does not constitute legal advice. The best way to get guidance on your specific legal issue is to contact a lawyer. To schedule a meeting with an attorney, please call 510-834-4893 or complete the intake form.