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Bankruptcy Property Exemptions in Alberta

It is not the intention of the Bankruptcy Act to leave you without the basic requirements of living. Each province has property exemptions. Some provinces increase these exemptions each year to reflect inflation, so check with your Trustee.

How exemptions work:

To see how exemptions work we must first understand equity. Once the Trustee knows the equity in the property the equity is compared to the exemption to determine if there is a requirement for the bankrupt to pay any additional amounts into the estate.


Farmers (primary income from farming);