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Declaring Bankruptcy

By | October 10th, 2016|Bankruptcy|

If you are reading this page, chances are you've been struggling with your finances for some time. So, you may be surprised when you read this: Good News! Gathering accurate bankruptcy information is the best thing you can do right now. The future may not be as bleak as you may have imagined. Yes, you [...]

Supreme Court finds that Alberta Traffic Safety Act is not allowed to withhold a license after bankruptcy.

By | November 13th, 2015|Bankruptcy|

A long standing issue for Alberta debtors has been addressed by the Supreme Court of Canada today. The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that debts owing as a result of compensation form Section 102 of the Alberta Traffic Safety Act do not apply if a debtor is discharged from a bankruptcy. What does this [...]

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Best Service Licensed Trustee in Insolvency & Restructuring

By | November 2nd, 2015|Bankruptcy Trustees, Statistics, Uncategorized|

Goth and Company Scores 91% for Best Service! Struggling with debt is difficult, finding great service that is effective should not be! We are a small firm, a local family that prides ourselves in treating people and families with dignity and respect.  Debt and financial trouble can cause stress and anxiety, we provide a stress free, [...]

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Bankruptcy Canada Interview with Goth and Company

By | October 26th, 2015|Bankruptcy|

Bankruptcy is a scary word, and an even scarier situation for Canadian’s who don’t have a clear understanding of what it can mean for their future. To help clear up common misconceptions and provide a better understanding of the help available to those in financial confusion, Bankruptcy-Canada conducted an interview with second-generation Trustees Barton Goth [...]

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Debt, Not Delinquency

By | October 26th, 2015|Statistics|

I just sat down with Doug Hoyes of Hoyes Micholas & Blair Mantin of Sands & Associates  to discuss delinquency rates.  For an interesting discussion you can listen to the whole show at the Debt Free In 30. To many people focus on delinquency rates and see this as a sign of a strong or [...]

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Congratulations Desmond West-Chow, Goth & Company’s newest Trustee!!!

By | May 20th, 2015|Bankruptcy Trustees|

Goth & Company is pleased to announce that Desmond West-Chow received his results today offering him his Trustee in Bankruptcy License. On behalf of everyone at Goth & Company Ltd. we are pleased to be able to congratulate Desmond on all his hard work and efforts through a very difficult program. The results were released [...]

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Tax Debt – Deadline Approaches

By | March 16th, 2015|Bankruptcy, Consumer Proposal, Uncategorized|

Tax Deadline is Approaching It’s that time of year again. Tax time always seems to cause a high degree of stress and anxiety for Alberta Residents.  Actually, the stress is specifically associated to those individuals that don't receive a tax refund, those of us that have a tax balance owing. Even if you have tax deducted at your place [...]

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RESP In Alberta Soon to Be Protected if you file for Bankruptcy

By | February 6th, 2014|Bankruptcy, Student Loans|

Great News! The Alberta Government takes huge step forward as they move to protect the future of Alberta’s children. RESP in Alberta.  Right now the Alberta government is in the process of amending the Civil Enforcement Act of Alberta to make Registered Education Savings Plans exempt property. What this means is that when these legislative [...]

Credit card during Bankruptcy?

By | December 5th, 2013|Bankruptcy|

Credit during Bankruptcy When you file for bankruptcy  you are not able to keep any existing credit cards.  One of your duties as part of a bankruptcy is that you must either destroy or turn any credit cards that you have over to your Trustee when the bankruptcy is filed.  Those accounts will automatically be [...]

Bankruptcy and the filing of taxes

By | November 25th, 2013|Bankruptcy|

Bankruptcy and Taxes People are often confused when it comes to filing of taxes during bankruptcy. When you file for bankruptcy the way your taxes are done changes. The biggest change is that you will have to have two tax returns done for the year you file for bankruptcy. Essentially what happens is that [...]