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When must the debtor begin making payments to the chapter 13 trustee?

The debtor must begin making payments to the chapter 13 trustee within 30 days after the debtor's plan is filed in the court, and the plan must be filed with the court within 15 days after the case is filed. The payments must be made regularly, usually on a weekly, biweekly, or monthly basis. If the debtor is employed, some courts require the payments to be made by the debtor's employer, otherwise, the payments cm be made by either the debtor or the debtor's employer.

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