Beware IRS and Oregon Dept of Revenue Scams

We’ve posted information before about ruthless scammers who call, mail, or email notices to individuals claiming that they owe back taxes in an attempt to scare them into paying nonexistent debts.  These dishonest and aggressive collectors are especially active right now, and we’ve received several reports from clients and local law enforcement agencies recently. As […]

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June 10, 2016

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Have You Received an ODR Notice in Error?

Due to a recent system update at the Oregon Department of Revenue, several demand letters have incorrectly gone out.  If you are unsure whether or not your income taxes owing to the Oregon Department of Revenue were dischargeable in your bankruptcy, please call your attorney.  If Armstrong Bankruptcy Law Offices assisted you in filing your […]

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June 8, 2016

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Guard Against Identity Theft at Tax Time

Identity theft is a big issue for consumers in the United States.  It’s especially important to protect yourself around tax time, when you’re sharing a lot of personal and financial information with others.  A recent CNBC article highlights some great tips to keep your data safe: CNBC: How to Defend Against Identity Theft this Tax […]

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February 22, 2013

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Taxes and Bankruptcy

We often talk to clients who are surprised to find that some types of taxes can be discharged in a bankruptcy.  While it’s true that taxes are debts that are treated differently in a bankruptcy case, they can be discharged under certain conditions.  One of the factors you’ll discuss with your attorney is when the […]

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November 2, 2012

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