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They are probably about the same. A tax lien stays on your credit report for 7 years from the date it was PAID, not from the date it was filed. I'll let someone else chime in on how long a bankruptcy stays on. I think 10 years(?).

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Q: Does a bankruptcy or a tax lien stay longer on your credit report?
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