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Consumer Protection Claims by Governments Are Discharged in Chapter 11

Consumer protection claims brought by states are nondischargeable in chapter 11 only when the state has been the target of fraudulent representations.
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Failing to Purchase Health Insurance Won’t Result in a Priority Tax Claim

The exaction for failure to purchase health insurance under the ACA is a tax for constitutional purposes but not a tax under the Bankruptcy Code, New Orleans judge rules.

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