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Falling behind on home’s property taxes creates a special problem. The tax collector will likely be much less pushy than your mortgage lender.


Falling Behind on Property Taxes

If you have a mortgage on your home you can fall behind on your property taxes two ways.

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If behind on property taxes on property that isn’t your home, either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 may buy you the time to save this property.

For most people who are behind on property taxes on their real estate, that real estate is their home. And they have a mortgage on that real estate. See our last blog post about catching up on your property taxes on your mortgaged home.

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In spite of you filing bankruptcy, the taxing authorities can still take certain very specific actions as exceptions to the automatic stay.

The last few blog posts have been about bankruptcy’s automatic stay protection from the collection actions of creditors. The last couple of them have been about exceptions to that protection—when certain creditors can take certain actions.

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If you are behind on property taxes on your home, Chapter 7 often doesn’t give you enough time to catch up. But Chapter 13 likely would.


Today we cover the 4th one of the 10 ways we listed recently that Chapter 13 helps you keep your home. When we gave the list we wrote:

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You owe income taxes, and now the IRS or state has recorded a tax lien on your home. Chapter 13 may get rid of both the tax and the lien.

Income Taxes that Can Be “Discharged” (Legally Written Off)

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