My understanding is that to reinstate the original business, you have to pay annual report filing fees plus penalties for the previous missed years. But what if you want to register a new business under a different name? Are there penalties for this?
Do you mean post Chapter 7 filing or post Chapter 7 discharge and case closed. While the Chapter 7 is open, you need to file a motion and obtain relief from the automatic stay before acting. The property is property of the bankruptcy estate and although the debtor has custody, it is the trustee who...Read more »
You don't really provide enough information for a lawyer to answer this. When were the IRS lien and judgment entered compared to the date the bankruptcy petition was filed? I assume the lien and judgment were pre-bankruptcy? What is the lien on? Real estate, tangible personal property? When I...Read more »
Yes. All that is required is that you be insolvent. Just because you have no assets does not mean there are no assets recoverable from third parties due to fraudulent conveyances or preferential payments to individual creditors. This kind of thing occurred when investors were actually paid by...Read more »
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