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4 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Michigan on
Q: What happens if you don’t turn in your tax return and/or refund on a chapter 13 bankruptcy?

I have been in my chapter 13 for over 2 years and realized I was supposed to supply tax returns and refunds to the trustee but I haven’t. I’m not sure what my next step is as I’m afraid to bring it up and have my case dismissed.

Reed Allmand
Reed Allmand answered on Aug 20, 2021

Under the bankruptcy code, there is a list of responsibilities and duties of a bankruptcy client or bankruptcy debtor. One of those is that the debtor has to file their last four years worth of tax returns, and they have to provide the most recently filed tax return to the trustee, as the date of... Read more »

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Q: If I owe Pell grant money back to my college and I file for bankruptcy will it be discharged?

I understand that student loans aren’t discharged, but are grants different?

Reed Allmand
Reed Allmand answered on Aug 26, 2021

If you have a student loant hat you received, you're going to be required to pay the student loan back. There is the possibility in some rare circumstances to be eligible to discharge a student loan through a bankruptcy proceeding, however that recovery requires an adversary proceeding, and... Read more »

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