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Help for a Single Mom with Crippling Debt and Overdue Taxes

By John Sterbick | August 27, 2020 | Comments Off on Help for a Single Mom with Crippling Debt and Overdue Taxes
Help for a Single Mom with Crippling Debt and Overdue Taxes from the Law Offices of John A. Stewart

At the Law Offices of John A. Sterbick, we occasionally meet clients whose financial circumstances have deteriorated past the point of inability to stay current on their bill payments. Sometimes, clients have assumed long term debt for assets that have depreciated below the remaining balance of the loan that the client owes the lender.

Similarly, clients may incur years of federal tax debt that the IRS will demand to be paid once the IRS becomes aware that that client has delinquent tax debt. The combination of personal and IRS debt owed is often overwhelming.

Managing Your Credit: Charge Offs and Collections

By John Sterbick | August 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Managing Your Credit: Charge Offs and Collections
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Many people think that when they see a notation on their credit report that one of their debts is “charged off” that “charged off” means that the debt is forgiven or that for some unknown reason, they no longer have to repay that debt. That is incorrect. Read the article to learn more about charge offs on your credit report, how charge off dates and intermittent payments work, and how not to be fooled by unscrupulous debt collectors.

Subchapter V Bankruptcy: A “Better Way” for Small Businesses

By John Sterbick | May 31, 2020 | Comments Off on Subchapter V Bankruptcy: A “Better Way” for Small Businesses
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Filing a Lower Cost “Chapter 5” Bankruptcy Case Could Save Your Business Why did it take so long for Congress to pass a law providing a “better way” to reorganize financially troubled small businesses? The Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (SBRA) created a new Subchapter V of Chapter 11, which enables small businesses to…

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John Sterbick is one of the leading IRS tax law, bankruptcy, and personal injury attorneys serving Tacoma and the State of Washington. He has been helping people successfully resolve their legal issues for more than 29 years.

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