Here’s a summary of how I practice law and what I promise my clients. Note: the first letters of each paragraph form my last name, Faucher. Focus I don’t have Read more »
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Tax and Bankruptcy Lawyer John Faucher – Did You Know….?
Faucher Family Farms Tax and Bankruptcy lawyer John Faucher is also an intrepid chicken farmer. The flock of Faucher Family Farms has ranged from six to sixteen hens (no roosters Read more »
Why Are 2020 Bankruptcies Down, Not Up?
Bankruptcy filings have declined nationwide this year – a counterintuitive trend given the economic gut punch from the Covid-19 pandemic. In the Central District of California, which includes much of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, there have been only 18,381 bankruptcy filings so far this year. Read more »
Bankruptcy Usually Won’t Get Rid of Student Loan Debt
If your student loans went to pay tuition, room & board, or school supplies, then that debt is probably not dischargeable in bankruptcy. Read more »
US Business Starting to See Coronavirus Bankruptcy Surge
According to the New York Times, corporate America is starting to see Covid-19 related bankruptcies on the increase. At Faucher Law, P.C., we still haven’t seen this increase. Note that the New York Times doesn’t give statistics, and it’s only talking about major corporate bankruptcies: chapter 11, not chapter 7. Read more »
What the IRS is Doing Now Under Covid Rules
Here’s a rundown from the Washington Post. You can pay it, you can submit an electronic return, but you can’t get anyone to answer your calls. Read more »
Tax Authorities and Covid-19
Filing and paying 2019 tax return: You’re probably already aware that the April 15 deadline has been pushed back to July 15. This means both filing and paying your taxes: late-payment and late-filing penalties don’t start until July 16. Read more »
IRS Account Transcript: What the IRS Knows About You
Everything the IRS knows about you exists on a piece of paper called the Account Transcript. I get a client’s transcript when I begin representing them because I need to know what the IRS knows about Read more >>
Who’s Sebastian the Feline Paralegal?
Many recipients of the most recent Faucher Law Newsletter have been clamoring for more information about Sebastian, my paralegal cat and newest employee! Where’d Sebastian Come From? My wife, daughters Read more »