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Can property taxes be discharged in bankruptcy?

Curious about Property Taxes

Can property taxes be discharged in bankruptcy?

Generally, property taxes cannot be discharged in bankruptcy. Property taxes are considered a priority debt and are not dischargeable in either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. In other words, even if you file for bankruptcy, you will still be responsible for paying any outstanding property taxes on your home or other properties. Failing to pay property taxes can result in liens being placed on the property or even foreclosure in extreme cases. It is important to work with your local government and tax assessor's office to find a solution if you are struggling to pay your property taxes.

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