State and Federal Tax Problems in Meriden

Despite the fear involved in all tax cases, tax problems in even the most extreme phase of collection are resolvable. All forms of tax collection are automatically stopped and thereafter controlled by the filing of any chapter of bankruptcy protection. Our experienced bankruptcy tax attorneys understand all the avenues available for eliminating or repaying all forms of taxes in any stage of collection. At the Law Offices of Neil Crane, we’ve utilized Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy to provide prompt and lasting tax solutions for our Meriden, CT clients for over 30 years.


To learn more about the best options for your tax problems, call for a free comprehensive consultation that addresses your specific tax problem. Call us at 203-230-2233 or toll free at 1-888-249-3027 to speak with an experienced and knowledgeable Meriden tax relief attorney.

Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Tax Relief at The Law Offices of Neil Crane

All chapters of bankruptcy protection have special provisions for the treatment of all tax problems:

  • State and Federal Income Tax Treatment: Older income taxes can be eliminated if they satisfy a three-prong test for dischargeability. Even more recent income taxes can be repaid on favorable terms.
  • Real Estate Tax Treatment: All taxes are subject to the automatic stay of the Bankruptcy Code. The stay stops any real estate foreclosure action. Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 provide for the repayment of real estate taxes over time.
  • State and Federal Payroll Taxes: Personally assessed “trust fund” taxes can be repaid under Chapter 13 or Chapter 11 at favorable rates additional penalties or late fees.
  • Personal Property Taxes: These taxes on cars, trucks, motorcycles and business equipment can often be eliminated in Chapter 7 or repaid on favorable terms in Chapter 11 or Chapter 13 .

Using the Automatic Stay to Provide Tax Solutions at the Law Offices of Neil Crane

The ability to immediately halt all collection actions at any stage through the automatic stay of bankruptcy is often a critical first step to success against aggressive tax collectors. The filing of a bankruptcy proceeding halts collection actions by replacing taxing authorities with the Bankruptcy Court’s taxpayer protection provisions.

Bankruptcy Court Lien Removal: In addition to stopping liens, levies and attachments, existing tax liens can often be removed from real or personal property through proper Motions filed by experienced counsel in Chapter 13 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

At the Law Offices of Neil Crane, we will take the necessary time to fully review your tax problem in a free initial consultation protected by the privacy and confidentiality of attorney/client privilege. All conversations are confidential and protected.

To learn the full extent of the legal options appropriate for your specific tax problems, call the Law Offices of Neil Crane for a free, prompt initial consultation. Call us at 203-230-2233 or toll free at 1-888-249-3027. Or fill out our online Contact Form for a prompt response from a Meriden tax elimination attorney.