Base and Unsecured Base
When reviewing Chapter 13 bankruptcy case information on the NDC (National Data Center) website, debtors, creditors and attorneys will see Base or Unsecured Base information. These fields are used by the Trustee to track the amount to be paid to creditors during the term of the bankruptcy case.
Paragraph 4(D) of the uniform Chapter 13 Plan provides that the interest rate shall be the U.S. prime rate plus a risk factor of 2.0%. For cases confirmed on or after June 15, 2017, the interest rate paid on secured personal property claims provided for in the Chapter 13 Plan is 6.25%.
Chapter 13 Trustee, Craig Shopneck will be retiring on September 30, 2017. The United States Trustee has named Lauren Helbling as Successor Trustee. Formal notice of this change will be mailed to debtors, creditors and attorneys prior to September 30th.
The Trustee's office has compiled a list of the payroll department addresses for various large employers in this area. Large employers with a regional or national presence commonly handle wage orders at a single processing location within the company. Please reference the payroll address list by clicking here or by going to the Library tab, then clicking on the Plan Payments section of this website to ensure you are using the correct payroll address.