If you owe income taxes, It may be possible to discharge them in bankruptcy. In order to discharge income in bankruptcy. the taxes need to be for a tax year that was due to be filed more than three years ago. For example a 2017 tax return was due in April 2018. Therefor, 2017 Income taxes can be discharged after April 2021. Also in order to have your income taxes discharged its is necessary for you to have filed your tax returns when they were due. So if you did not file your 2017 tax return until 2019, then they would not be discharged in a bankruptcy.