Are There Any Benefits of Filing Business Bankruptcy?

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There are many benefits of filing business bankruptcy. A few include: Asset Protection. Once your bankruptcy petition is filed, your creditors are prohibited from contacting you and must halt all collection efforts. Your assets are protected from seizure, and business equipment and vehicles cannot be repossessed. Debt Reorganization.. You can reorganize your business debts, present a more feasible repayment plan to your creditors, and bring your accounts current over time. This solution is ideal for small and large corporations that are in serious financial trouble. Stress Relief. Imagine being able to operate your business in peace, without debt collectors nagging …

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Can All Debts Be Discharged in Bankruptcy?

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In bankruptcy, a discharge is a term used to describe a debt that doesn’t have to be repaid. But not all debts are dischargeable. Those that are include: business loans, unpaid rent and credit card expenses. Debts that cannot be discharged include: some taxes, salaries owed to employees, penalties and fines that have been imposed on the company by the government. It’s also important to note that personal expenses cannot be discharged in a business bankruptcy; only debts incurred on behalf of your company. More Questions about Bankruptcy? We have answers! Contact our bankruptcy team to discuss all options available …

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How Will Business Bankruptcy Affect Me?

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Whether or not you suffer personally from filing bankruptcy to protect your business depends on the chapter you file. If you file chapter 7, you (and the shareholders of your corporation) can lose your stock values if shares are liquidated with the corporation’s assets. If you file chapter 13, the shares of the corporation will be protected. Instead of liquidating, you’ll enter into an agreement to repay your creditors, and keep your business open during that time. Which bankruptcy is right for your business?  Chapter 13 bankruptcy is not an ideal solution for every business. If you have personally guaranteed …

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Chapter 7 vs Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. What’s the difference?

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Are you struggling financially in your business? You may have a couple bankruptcy options available to you. Chapter 7 is usually reserved for those companies that are struggling so badly they cannot stay afloat. The business is dissolved, assets are liquidated, and any proceeds from the sale are distributed between shareholders and creditors. Chapter 11 bankruptcy, on the other hand, is filed when the business owner wants to save his company. This solution is referred to as reorganization bankruptcy. The business is allowed to remain open while completing the bankruptcy process. Learn more about business bankruptcy here.