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Is there an official site that lists the most up-to-date federal

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Is there an official site that lists the most up-to-date federal 522(d) exemptions?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  cfortunato replied 5 years ago.

Hi JACustomer,

The Bankruptcy Code does not change often. Here is the most current version of section 522(d):


I think this is what you wanted to know. If not, please let me know.
Thank you!

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Hi cfortunato,


That website shows the homestead exemption as only $15,000, but other "unofficial sites" show the exemption currently as $21,625. Plus, I got hold of a 2009 statute book published by Thomson Reuters that lists the exemption as $20,200. Which quote is accurate?

Expert:  cfortunato replied 5 years ago.

I apologize for the error. The website I gave you is considered to be an official site, and at the top there was an indication that the information was accurate as of the beginning of this year.

However, this is the website (unofficial) I always use for current exemptions:

The other official websites, such as this one, are also not up-to-date:





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