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Editor: Mitchell H. Rubinstein
New York Law School

Monday, October 29, 2012

Bankruptcy Does Not Distinguish Money Owed To Unemployment

Matter of DeGregorio v. Commissioner of Labor, ____A.D.3d ___(3d Dep't. Oct. 10, 2012). As the court stated:

Contrary to the petitioner's argument, her discharge in bankruptcy did not affect her liability for underpaid or unpaid unemployment insurance contributions (see 11 USC §§ 507[a][8][D], [E]; 523[a][1][A]; Matter of Pierce, 935 F2d 709, 711 [5th Cir]; In re The Albert Lindley Lee Mem. Hosp., 428 BR 283 [ND NY]; In re McAdam, 402 BR 473, 478-482 [D NH]; In re Cottage Grove Hosp., 265 BR 241, 244-247 [D Or]; In re Mueller, 243 BR 346, 349 [WD Wis]; Matter of Ward, 119 Misc 2d 930, 930; Matter of Parisi, 8 Misc 2d 260, 260-261; 4 Collier on Bankruptcy ¶ 507.11[5], [6], [8][b] and n 96 [16th ed 2012]; Andrew M. Campbell, Annotation, Exception from Discharge of Taxes under § 523[a][1] of Bankruptcy Code [11 USC § 523(a)(1)], 145 ALR Fed 1, § 16[d]).


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Thanks for the great information here. I have been having some financial issues and I am considering filing for bankruptcy in Edmonton. Do you have any thoughts or suggestions? Thanks.

Posted by: Dexter | Nov 15, 2012 1:36:37 PM

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