Register for Taxes in Bankruptcy 2018!

Tax Discharge: Basic & Advanced Bankruptcy Solutions
Including 2018 Tax Reform Implications
VIRTUAL Taxes in Bankruptcy Workshop
LIVE Questions & Answers

Register HERE

This is not your grandfather’s tax and bankruptcy workshop. Join our expert panelists who will discuss new issues, cases and methods to address tax debt. From general discharging taxes in bankruptcy to automatic stays to tax case law and statutory updates to phantom real property gains and cancellation of debt income, this is exactly the type of CLE accredited seminar that can help expand one’s practice considerably! The panelists will present new information impacting your bankruptcy practice and cutting-edge case law not discussed or outlined at previous NACBA conventions or webinars. Establish a niche for yourself as a bankruptcy tax attorney.

Dates & Times

Part 1: Thursday, August 2, 2018, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM EASTERN
Part 2: Friday, August 2, 2018, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM EASTERN

If you cannot participate on either Thursday August 2 and or Friday August 3, the workshop will be recorded and accessible on demand. However, you MUST register prior to August 2, 2018.

CLE Credits

This workshop will accredited for continuing legal education credits. State approval and number of credits will be posted/ updated to this page as approvals are received. Attendees will receive certificate of completion.


NACBA Member Fee: $199
Non Member Fee: $349
Includes: Materials, CLE Credits, Certificate of Completion and Unlimited Viewing.

Register HERE


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Bankruptcy News Briefs 4/5

Collectors Take Note: FDCPA Litigation Over Letters Continues

Will FCC Loss in Junk Fax Case Have Positive Impact on TCPA Cases?

When a tax refund means bankruptcy

CFPB Director Richard Cordray will Testify Before House Financial Services Committee

The Week Ahead: Hope For Credit Growth

CFPB: Mortgage Complaints Up Slightly From 2015

IRS will use private debt collectors, but warns of potential scams

What JPMorgan CEO Dimon gets wrong about the student debt crisis

Vermont Lawyer Jean Murray Takes on the Debt-Collection Industry

Annual survey finds consumers have more credit card debt, less in retirement savings

Divorce and Credit Card Debt

Caveat creditor: Risks of filing an involuntary bankruptcy

Many Americans use tax refund to pay for bankruptcy filing

5 alarming facts about America’s $1.3 trillion in student loan debt

Student-Debt Overhang Is Pushing Down U.S. Rates, Dudley Says

NACBA25 is Only a Month Away! Are You Registered?


Join us in celebrating 25 years of NACBA on May 4th-7th in Orlando, Florida at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Visit NACBA25 for all the details on speakers, sessions, hotel reservations, registration and more! Register today!

Receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

In honor of NACBA’s 25th Anniversary, we want to reward you with a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Introduce a new member to NACBA and we will send you $25 Amazon Gift Card. Not only will YOU receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card but the NEW MEMBER will also receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Check out the Requirements and start referring today!

 It’s a New Month! Renew Your Membership to Enter This Awesome Giveaway!

Renew your membership in April and be entered to win a copy of NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II, Eleventh Edition (Value $130). Two winners, will be selected at random each month



Bankruptcy News Briefs 12/13

Headlines Leading Into the Week…


Consumers’ Outlook on Credit Availability Improves in November

A Former CFPB Insider’s Guide: Things to Consider before Responding to Your CFPB Complaints

Court Holds That Interest Reference in Dunning Letter is Not FDCPA Violation

Existence of Unpaid Tax Claim in Bankruptcy Opens the Door to Expanded Statute of Limitations on Fraudulent Conveyances

Five Ways CFPB Regulations Harm the Middle Class

BLOOMBERG LAW INSIGHTS: CFPB and Payment Processor Enforcement Actions

FICO Research: Average US Student Loan Debt Doubled in 10 Years

A Chart To Change How We Think About Student Loan Debt

Losses on Private Student Loans Hit Lowest Level Since 2008

Little Rock-area consumer debt tops in Fed region

Credit Card Debt Could Cause Next Financial Meltdown

Consumers Spending More, Risking More Debt This Holiday

Upcoming NACBA Events


Registration is Open for NACBA25!

Join us in celebrating 25 years of NACBA on May 4th-7th in Orlando, Florida at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Visit NACBA25 for all the details on speakers, sessions, hotel reservations, registration and more!

Register today for the Early Bird Rate that ends March 3rd, 2017 for savings!

Jump start by registering for tomorrow’s Webinar!

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Growing Your Bankruptcy Practice in 2017 and Beyond

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 PM Pacific (60 minutes)
Presenter: Richard James, CEO, Office of Richard James
Cost: No Cost to NACBA Members – Member Benefit

Register HERE

If you want to build a law firm that supports your lifestyle, instead of undermining it, then join Richard James on Wednesday, December 14th at 3 PM ET. If you want 2017 to be the year that you finally build the law firm of your dreams, then you have to be on this webinar training. Learn the key strategies that hundreds of Richard James’ clients are using to grow like never before. This is real world, in the trenches advice you can put to practice right away.

2016 Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop


There’s still time to Register for the second session of the 2016 Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop on Friday, December 16th from 12:00 PM-3:00 PM. If you register you can request access to the session one recording from Friday, December 9th.

COST: $99 NACBA Members, $199 Non Members

All Materials, Certificate of Attendance, Seminar Recordings, Live Q&A


Renew Your NACBA Membership

We want you to have access and the member rate to all of NACBA’s exciting upcoming events in 2017, especially our 25 year celebration at the Annual Convention. Take a moment today to Renew your membership or if your not a member of NACBA there is no better time to Join!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 10/20

What’s Happening Today?


D.C. Circuit Court Hears Oral Argument in ACA Lawsuit Appealing FCC’s TCPA Order

CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman Issues Fifth Annual Report

CFPB Previews Appeal Of Ruling That Its Structure Is Unconstitutional

Is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau constitutional? The D.C. Circuit says no. Here’s why.

REPORT: Student loan debt increased for 2015 graduates

Student Loan Programs Fail Those Who Need Them Most, Consumer Watchdog Charges

United States: TCPA Health Care Exceptions Properly Applied In California

CFPB Predicts DC Circuit Ruling Won’t Survive Challenge

Consumer Bankruptcy Journal Highlight


Irinia Bobrova gives you a list of factors  to consider when trying to discharge tax liabilities in bankruptcy, in today’s CBJ Highlight, “When Tax Resolution is Better  Than Bankruptcy.” 

Upcoming NACBA Events

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6 Key Numbers Every Bankruptcy Attorney Must Know

Date: November 17, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 PM Pacific (60 minutes)
Presenter: Stephen Fairley, CEO of The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Cost to NACBA Members – Member Benefit

Register HERE

Save the Date for NACBA’s Silver Anniversary Annual Convention

Celebrate 25 Years of NACBA!

2017 NACBA’s 25th Annual Convention
Thursday, May 4’th – Sunday, May 7’th, 2017
Orlando, Florida


Become a member of NACBA! Join today and take advantage of the benefits, networking opportunities and resources NACBA has to offer!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 9/16

Headlines Leading Into the Weekend…


Court Rejects McCoy and Sticks with Beard

New York Proposes Extensive Data Security Regs for Financial Services Companies, Begins 45-Day Comment Period

Top Takeaways from CFPB, FTC on How Debt Collectors Can Respond to Investigations

Study: Growing Healthcare Coverage Causes Decline in ‘Substantial’ Costs for Consumers

Massachusetts Appeals Court Addresses Statute of Limitations for Enforcement of Guaranty

Details of 2017 Pennsylvania Tax Amnesty Announced

Wells Fargo Case Unlikely to Prompt Republican Embrace of CFPB

Debt collection companies sued for $10 million over robocalls

Uh-Oh, We’re Racking Up Credit Card Debt Like It’s 2007 Again

The Complicated Truth About Millennials And Credit Cards


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Avoiding Judicial Estoppel, Standing and Claim Preclusion Problems
with Non-Bankruptcy Causes of Action
DATE: Thursday, September 22, 2016 – 3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST
COST: $25 NACBA Member, $75 Non-Member
Judge Paul W. Bonapfel, Northern District of Georgia
J. Erik Heath, Esq., Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney, San Francisco, CA
John Rao, Esq., National Consumer Law Center, Inc.


NACBA’s  Fall Workshop


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Pack your bags and set sail for the 2016 NACBA Fall Workshop on October 6th-9th for stellar sessions, excellent presenters, CLE, networking and a little relaxation!  Get all the details and register today!


2017 NACBA’s 25th Annual Convention – Silver Anniversary
Thursday, May 4 – Sunday, May 7, 2017
Orlando, Florida


Become a member of NACBA! Join today and take advantage of the benefits, networking opportunities and resources NACBA has to offer!

#NACBASEA Spotlight With Kent Anderson and Larry Heinkel

NACBA is thrilled to announce our  Summit at Sea Member Only Workshop happening October 6th-10th! When you register for #NACBASEA you will have the opportunity to learn, earn CLE and network on the  Royal Caribbean’s Enchantment of the Seas® Each week NACABA will highlight the sessions and speakers that will make this a voyage to remember!

We’re kicking off our spotlight with the Pre-Cruise Session at the Shelborne Wyndham Grand Hotel, in South Beach Miami. on Thursday, October 6th, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Check it out!

Tax Problem Resolution for Bankruptcy Lawyers: Adding IRS Representation to your Portfolio of Skills.

Need to make more money without really learning another field?  Want to provide added value for your clients? Kent & Larry will use a real life example and teach you from beginning to end how to use your existing bankruptcy analytical skills and add Tax Problem Resolution to your practice.    Learn how to work out installment agreements (good for letting tax debts “age” for a future bankruptcy!), make Offers in Compromise, address undischarged taxes and liens, use the IRS national standards for your client’s benefit, and more, all while getting paid for it!  Don’t miss it!



Kent Anderson

Kent Anderson has lectured extensively for lawyers, realtors and tax professionals about Tax Liens, Tax Collection Defense, Mortgage Modifications, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, and other Debtor-Creditor matters. He has been a featured speaker at the IRS National Tax Forum, Northwest Bankruptcy Institute, and the NACBA Annual Meeting.  Kent has been active in the NACBA lobbying program for several years and was invited to speak at US Senator Jeff Merkley’s Mortgage and Foreclosure Solutions Summit.  He is the current NACBA Oregon chair and continues to consult with the senator’s office on bankruptcy and foreclosure issues.

Kent established his private practice in 1978 and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, the US Tax Court, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the US Supreme Court.  Mr. Anderson is board certified in Consumer Bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification.  His practice includes tax collection defense, contested audit, and consumer bankruptcy matters.


He is a member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, and the Bankruptcy Law Network, LLC, where he currently holds the office of Treasurer. As chair of the Website Committee for the Oregon State Bar Debtor/Creditor Section and member of the local Bankruptcy Pro Bono committee, he contributes his expertise to state bar efforts.  Kent has been a public board member of the Oregon Board of Psychologist Examiners since 2009. He is a contributing author on the LexisNexis Bankruptcy Law Center online forum and has worked with Lexis in developing and testing several versions of its software including its new TopForm 11 bankruptcy document assembly program.


Larry Heinkel

Larry Heinkel is a tax and bankruptcy attorney with more than 30 years experience helping businesses and individuals, solve their state and federal tax problems. Mr. Heinkel has been extremely successful in representing his clients before IRS and DOR, and is known throughout Florida as an expert in tax problem resolution.

Larry graduated from the University of Florida with honors in Accounting (B.S.B.A.), Law (J.D.), and Tax Law (LL.M.). He is listed among Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite and is a Member of The Law Review, was published twice and has served as an Adjunct Professor in tax and business law at Rollins College and the University of Central Florida MBA Program. Lean more about Larry at

Plan to join us for this special session and earn some extra CLE before the cruise departs.  To register for the sessions on land and sea, CLICK HERE!