CLE Materials and Other Resources

Contact: Teri Yeates for info - 602.340.7312

  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) series: Case Law Update; Chapter 13 - Chapter 7 Debates; Washington Update; Tax Issues Under the New Legislative;Till and Rash: Secured Debts in Chapter 13 (2 cd's); Fair Credit Reporting and Fair Debt Collection; Redeem, Reaffirm, Surrender or Retain; Means Testing, Credit Counseling, and Credit Education; Ethics; Objections to Claims; NACBA Website and Collaborative Work Environment; Mortgage Servicing Abuses; Bankruptcy: Past, Present, Future…Keep on Fighting
  • CD - Commercial Law League of America - CLLA: Bankruptcy Reform:  Understanding the Radical Bankruptcy Code Changes.

Links to IRS, Census Bureau and Social Security

  • IRS National Standards for Allowable Living Expenses (January 2005)
  • Local Standards for Allowable Living Expenses for Transportation
  • Section 521(e)(2)A): Tax Transcript: use a MFTRA-X form for disclosure to Trustee and creditors.  How to order a MFTRA-X transcript: National Priority Hotline: (866) 860-4259.  Get one for each year(s) client owes.  Must fax Power of Attorney -will continue to get tax info for years after bankruptcy.  Therefore, better to use a Tax Information Authorization: Form 8821, plus cover letter indicating the type of transcript requested, tax year(s) - (note get several years before client thinks they owe), type of tax and client's SSN and address.  Ask them to fax transcripts.

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