September 20th, 2007 by Questions

If a person is claiming personal bankruptcy can they included a garnishment of wages that is being paid for back taxes to the government


One Response to “Bankruptcy”

, Barton Goth GCO Bankruptcy Trustees said:

Yes, taxes are a debt a person can be cleared from in a bankruptcy and the Stay of Proceedings will stop that garnishment. The trick is to act quickly so that the crown doesn’t impose any more significant sanctions as some of their other avenues (i.e. statutory lien’s) can survive a bankrutpcy, so you are better to get contact a local trustee and get things started before CRA gets more aggressive.

Please post a follow up comment below:

(Note: comments are reviewed by moderators and then posted after approval. In addition, due to high volume some of the comments might not be posted.)