Ongoing Problems in Identifying What Constitutes a Debtor’s Projected Disposable Income
Litigation over what constitutes projected disposable income continues unabated post-BAPCPA. Is Social Security income included? Is a nonfiling spouse’s income included? What about the income of a significant other who is a nondebtor? Can a debtor make voluntary retirement contributions, or are they considered part of projected disposable income? This panel addresses some current tricky issues in this area.