Bankruptcy Tax Issues
Field of Study:
The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act was enacted to minimize abuse of the bankruptcy system. Included in this Act were tax law changes and other changes that individuals, partnerships, and corporations will see in the bankruptcy procedures and qualifications. This mini-course both ex-amines these changes that debtors will face when filing for federal bankruptcy and also explores the many tax issues of bankruptcy. Practitioners will also learn about other issues such as homesteading and garnishment by creditors.
After completing this section, you should be able to:
- Identify changes made by the 2005 Bankruptcy Act, the common types of bankruptcy and filing qualifications.
- Determine the impact of an automatic stay, the treatment of prefer-ential transfers, the priority of claims, and the discharge of debts.
- Recognize the creation and taxation of an individual bankruptcy estate noting partnership & corporate bankruptcy differences.
- Identify the scope of and special rules for homesteading and gar-nishment.
Recommended CPE credits:
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Final examination expiration date:
The program participant will have one year from the date of purchase to complete the course and final examination.
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