Top 10 Mark J. Markus Blog Posts of 2015

2015 saw many rare or unusual events outside of the bankruptcy world.

Donald Trump surged to the top of the polls as the Republican candidate for president.

Secret Service Agents crashed their car at the White House.

Kansas City won the World Series.

Justin Bieber didn’t get arrested for something.

And amidst all this were my blog posts on the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Blog site.

If you didn’t read them, here’s your chance now.

The following are my ten most popular blog posts in 2015.

#10:  This article explored the significant effects poor bankruptcy planning and mistakes made in connection with a bankruptcy can have on loved ones and other third parties.

Your Bankruptcy Mistakes Can Affect Others

#9:  How Bankruptcy repayment plans work and why they are often superior to any non-bankruptcy choices.

Bankruptcy Repayment Plans

#8:  Why “Bankruptcy” is not a four letter word and should not be treated as such.

Donald Trump Was Right About Bankruptcy

#7:  My tongue-in-cheek look at do-it-yourself bankruptcy filings.

How To File Bankruptcy Without An Attorney in Los Angeles

#6:  Reasons why it’s bad to repay certain debts before filing bankruptcy.

Why You Should Not Repay Debts Before Filing Bankruptcy

#5:  This one speaks for itself I think.   

Will My Employer Be Notified About My Bankruptcy Filing?

#4: Emphasizes the importance of filing your tax returns on time and the consequences of failing to do so, both inside and outside of bankruptcy.

To Discharge Taxes in Bankruptcy, File Tax Returns On Time

#3:  A look at problems people have when not using an experienced and quality bankruptcy attorney.

Bankruptcy Attorney Fees: You Get What You Pay For

#2: Answers the age-old question of whether you can get rid of Sales Taxes in California.  Well, maybe it’s not age-old.  But it get asked of me a lot.

Can Bankruptcy Eliminate California Sales Taxes to SBOE and CDTFA? Mark J. Markus

And the Number 1 most viewed blog post for 2015:   Answers the question–Can you get rid of debts owed to the EDD for unemployment overpayments in California?  

Can You Discharge EDD Unemployment Overpayments in Bankruptcy?

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