Motion for Access to Tax Information

Tax information filed with the court has restricted access and can only be viewed online by court staff.  Access to tax information requires court approval by way of this motion.

STEP 1           Select Bankruptcy from main menu

STEP 2           Select Motions/Applications category

STEP 3           Enter case number; click [NEXT]

STEP 4          Select Access to Tax Information from drop down menu; click [NEXT]

STEP 5           If this is a joint filing, place a check in the box and click [NEXT].  If this is not a joint filing, click [NEXT] to skip this screen.

STEP 6             Select the Party or click Add/Create New Party; click [NEXT]

TIP - If this is the first time you are appearing on behalf of this party, you will be asked to create an association between the attorney and client on the next screen as shown below:

Please be aware that unchecking the association check box will prevent you from receiving Notices of Electronic Filing in this case.

STEP 7          Upload the .pdf document and any attachments (ie: Certificate of Service, Proposed Order); click [NEXT]

TIP - Be sure to upload the correct .pdf.  After Browsing your files, right click on your file name and select open from the pop up menu.  If you upload the wrong .pdf and notice the error while you are still on this screen, highlight the file name and click REMOVE from the list.  

TIP - Supporting documents and proposed orders are uploaded as ATTACHMENTS to motions/applications.  Click inside the Yes radio button and click [NEXT].  As noted above, please be sure that you are selecting the correct .pdf to upload.  Select a description of your attachment from the Type drop down menu or free text one in the Description variable box.  Click Add to List and repeat this process for each attachment.  When all attachments are uploaded, click [NEXT].

STEP 8          A Hearing Information screen displays. Use the Click Here link to find the judge’s hearing dates.  Enter a date, time and location; click [NEXT]

STEP 9          Confirm case information; click [NEXT]

STEP 10        Docket text displays.  The entry cannot be modified on this screen.  If modification is necessary, abort the transaction and begin again.


Motion for Access to Debtor's Tax Documents filed by Test Attorney on behalf of Test Client. Hearing scheduled for [date, time, location]. (test atty)

STEP 11        Notice of Electronic Filing displays.