A Trust Didn’t Defeat a Prior, Perfected Security Interest in Accounts Receivable

The district court characterized the agreement not as creating a trust but as a device designed to win priority over a prior, perfected security interest.

Fourth and Third Circuits Give Priority to Obamacare’s Individual Mandate Penalty

The Fourth Circuit sides with the Third on the Affordable Care Act’s ‘individual mandate.’ Majority says it was a tax measured by income, thus giving the IRS a priority tax claim.