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Federal Tax Intercept – What is it?


A Federal Tax Intercept is an interception of any refund you are receiving from your tax return by the Internal Revenue Service to pay off government debt.  Federal Student Loans are such a government debt which may result in a tax intercept. Typically, you will not receive any specific advance notice of the intent to intercept, but it is often in the list of potential resolutions listed on other delinquency and default notices you received [...]

Federal Tax Intercept – What is it?2019-04-15T11:16:37-04:00

Private or Federal Student Loans and Bankruptcy


Can you discharge a private student loan in bankruptcy? What can be done about my federal student loans in bankruptcy? As you can imagine, I get asked this question a lot. It is being asked more often since student loan debt now is now higher than total credit card debt, according to the Wall Street Journal. In general, private student loans and federal student loans cannot be discharged in bankruptcy. But I have blogged in [...]

Private or Federal Student Loans and Bankruptcy2017-01-20T00:06:01-05:00