Posts Tagged ‘bankruptcy’

Bankruptcy, Registration Blocks, and The New Property Tax System for RMVs

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

[UPDATED 8/24/16] Big changes are on the horizon for all North Carolina drivers.  Under the state’s new “Tax and Tag Together” program (aka “H.B. 1779” among property tax geeks) that will launch in September, anyone who wishes to renew a vehicle registration or obtain a new registration will be required to pay local property taxes […]

Bankruptcy and Tax Collection

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

    I love a good flowchart.  To me, nothing can simplify a complex process better than a well designed flowchart.  Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we had flowcharts to help us navigate some of life’s more difficult decisions? Flowcharts would certainly be helpful when asking, “Which house should we buy?”  Or, “Is that new job opportunity […]

Discontinuing Utility Services when Customer Files for Bankruptcy

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Utility Jones arrives for work as a water and sewer utility fee collection agent for a local government. He is met at the door by an irate customer, Dell Linquent, who claims that her water was shut off illegally the day before. Utility checks Dell’s account records and discovers that her water account is 35 […]

Local Tax Collectors Sing the Bankruptcy Blues

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Consumer bankruptcy filings rose nearly 37% nationwide in the first half of 2009 as compared with the same time period one year ago.  Second quarter bankruptcy statistics for North Carolina are not yet available, but first quarter 2009 filings across the state were up 24% from first quarter 2008. None of this is good news for […]