(2) An individual is entitled to an exemption, not exceeding $3,500 in aggregate value, of implements, professional books, or tools of his trade.
(b) An individual is entitled to an exemption, not exceeding $2,500 in value, of one motor vehicle.
When my dad filed bankruptcy he was allowed two cars (one for each member of the marriage). As such, he was given $2500 total in exemptions. The business exemption says $3500 and says "An individual is entitled..."
Why is the tools of the trade different from the car exemption in that it can't be doubled?
Correction--I mean he was given $5000 in total exemptions for the cars
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