I plan to file for bankruptcy. Just wanted to know how long it’ll show up on my report, and from the date of filing or successful discharge?

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Bankruptcy shows up on report for a fixed time-period. For Chapter 7, it is 10 years and for Chapter 13, it is 7 years.

The date of discharge is not considered for removal of the negative information from the credit report. The filing date is the date from which the countdown begins.

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