I live in Land O Lakes, FL. My mother passed away in November. We have lived in the same house together since the house was built in 1998. We have a quitclaim deed written as joint tenants with full rights of survivorship.
I have continued to pay the mortgage, on time, but recently... Read more »
I have a Florida registered LLC and plan to begin a YouTube channel under the business name. The channel would be a "how-to" cooking channel. The principle location of the business is in Maryland. Can I deduct the cost of the food and kitchenware I use for the cooking videos?
My child receives SSI , I the mother represent her. The father claimed my child on his taxes. IRS is sending stimulus $ to all social security but will my child still get $1200 even though she was claimed as a dependent?
My wife recently died making me her Personal Representative. Her son inherited a business from his father which included a mortgage owed to his mother. I would like to forgive or gift the mortgage to my step son. However, his accountant says that if I do my stepson will owe taxes on the amount.... Read more »
There may be a way to avoid causing your step-son to owe income tax on the house. You need to contact an experienced banking lawyer who has helped many others probate small estates that involve tax questions; there are not a lot of us in Florida; but you can use the Find a Lawyer to locate a few...Read more »
The mortgage/note was between my late wife and her son's company. It was originally between her ex-husband's company and her as part of a divorce settlement. Her son inherited the company upon his father's death. Can I bequeath the balance without her son incurring any tax... Read more »
You seem to be confused about a few things. If you are named as a personal representative in her will, it doesn't mean a thing until you file a probate petition with the court. Thus, if you thought you would avoid probate by executing wills, you were mistaken.
Warning: The fact that you claimed your adult son as your dependent on your tax return for 2018 does NOT mean that he did not have to file taxes himself. That decision is based solely on how much taxable income your son received from all sources in 2018. The standard deduction for individuals...Read more »
I receive a minimum SSDI income, and have one dependent child. I also have one 21yo son for whom I am responsible for arrearages in the state of FL. The arrearages are deducted automatically via ssdi garnishments and have been made every month to include payments prior to his 18th bday since 2012,... Read more »
I let my aunt claim him for 2019. From my understanding she will get the $500 stimulus credit for him. She has made it clear she will not be handing over anything. My child resides with me and has always his entire life. Is there any way I can report this to the IRS or intercept the money from... Read more »
No. You made that decision long ago, when you followed your lawyer’s advice, did not file your tax return for 2019 and cheated the IRS by allowing your aunt to claim your son. BOTH of you need to sit still.
Our agreement states that I claim my child for odd year returns. I claimed my child and now I am being audited to prove that I am qualified to claim the child as dependent, Head of Household and Earned Income Tax Credit. What do I need to know in order to satisfy their request?
If he has a payment plan set up and is keeping up with the payments per the plan, the government should not take your check. If for some reason your income tax or any such funds specifically distributed by the IRS is taken away, you can file an injured spouse form to get the amount that is...Read more »
We purchased an apartment second half of October 2017. During closing, we were given a credit of about $250 for prorated taxes for January 1 through October 15th. When the actual bill came, the property tax for the year was $1400. When we contacted the title company, they informed us that they base... Read more »
IMO--without reading all the documents you signed and agreed to--the cheapest and fastest way to recover your loss is to hire a very experienced banking and business lawyer and pay them about $450 to write the bank a very strong letter "asking" then to help you pay the rest of their real...Read more »
Hello, My mother passed in 2019. She has a will. Her three sons are equal beneficiaries. There was also a provision for her two nephews to receive $20,000 divided 3 ways from the son's proceeds. How to I pass the tax burden for my portion to the nephews?
out of curiosity i checked out my friends taxes, assessed value etc.. online while paying my home prop. tax for 2019... I see he paid in nov of 2019 $1700.00 in property tax... i see he paid lower taxes (aprox $ 700.00 for the years of 2014 thru 2018 , he was homestead exempted and also married..... Read more »
Not trying to read anything into your comments--but it sounds like you want your current wife to have to pay income tax on her discharged student loan; right? If you want to go down that rocky road you can try to convince her to amend her individual 2014 return--and include the income and pay the...Read more »
I escaped a DV relationship with my 3 young kids. After I left I had to file bankruptcy b/c I wasn’t getting any help from their dad & I was drowning in debt. I make about $27k & I struggle to pay my monthly bills. So 10/2019 I hired an attorney & filed chapter 7. He said “you... Read more »
Consult your attorney. You may be able to amend your petition and exempt your return if you have enough unused exemptions to do so. There is no recourse on his failure to advise you unless the return issue would have kept you from filing in the first place.
My soon to be ex husband begged to file tax return jointly in January as soon as he got his tax documents. I expressed I didnt trust him, and that he would steal money from me. He told me I was crazy psycho for thinking that. He sent a written email stating he would write a check for 50% of our tax... Read more »
No, it doesn't sound right. You filed a joint return, you are entitled to a portion of the refund. The joint return is marital property. You should consult with an attorney since he has one. Your attorney can see to it that you are treated fairly and equitably. Good luck!
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