In re Mackinder-Manous

(Bankr. E.D. Ky. Feb. 24, 2015)

The bankruptcy court sustains the chapter 13 trustee’s objection to the government’s late-filed tax claim. The court follows its prior precedent in holding that even if the creditor had no notice of the bankruptcy, a late-filed claim cannot be allowed in a chapter 13 case. Such a claim is not discharged, and thus equitable tolling does not apply, and the creditor’s fundamental fairness argument fails. Opinion below.

2015-02-24 – in re mackinder-manous

Author: Matt Lindblom

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