IRS Rips Bankrupt Atty's 'Illegal' Request To Discharge Interest

Law360, New York (March 18, 2014, 2:24 PM EDT) -- A bankrupt attorney who says he should not have to pay interest on his tax debts is asking a federal judge in Arizona to illegally treat his tax debt interest like student loan interest, the Internal Revenue Service argued on Monday.

The IRS is asking the judge to reverse a 2009 decision of the bankruptcy court, which ruled that the agency violated a discharge injunction for Arizona attorney Logan Johnston when it tried to collect interest on his tax debt that incurred during the four-year period...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States Internal Revenue Service v. Johnston

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Bankruptcy: Appeal


Roslyn O Silver

Date Filed

October 21, 2013

Government Agencies

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