You have to make sure the IRS receives a copy of the Notice of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Filing - which is the form you received when your Bankruptcy was originally filed.
However, the Bankruptcy court sends a copy to the IRS, so you should call the IRS to make sure they received the copy. If they did receive it, you do not have to send another one.
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the irs has a copy of my bankruptcy. The trustee states if I don't file an additional form they will still intercept my federal and state taxes.
Then you have to file a "522(f) motion" with the Bankrutpcy court. This is a motion that is necessary to remove a lien once it is placed on any assets - including income tax refunds. You should be able to get the necessary forms and instructions for this from the clerk at the Bankrutpctcy court.
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