What are the tax consequences of credit card settlement?

What are the tax consequences of credit card settlement?

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You will have to pax on the amount forgiven by the creditor. IRS regards it as taxable income.


You should receive a 1099 for the settled amount.  You will need to file it with your taxes.

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