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2 Answers | Asked in Entertainment / Sports, Gaming and Tax Law for North Carolina on

Q: NC shot down a 2017 bill to legalize and tax Daily Fantasy Sports winnnings. Do i have to pay tax on winnings then?

I havent been able to get a clear answer on this. If DFS is not regulated and taxed in NC then i shouldn't have to pay state taxes on my yearly winnings right? Only Federal taxes. If so what is it taxed under and at what %

James Richard Yandle answered on Jun 17, 2019

Wrong. The income is taxable, whether legal or not. Same as for income from embezzlement, illegal drug sales, or racketeering.

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Q: are you responsible for paying taxes on home not in your name and you never lived in. Husband who owned it died.

I remarried. My husband had a home that was in his first wife's name she was deceased. After our marriage he was in severe accident and foreclosure happened on home. His name was never on deed and I never lived in the house or was not connected to it in anyway. Foreclosure notice went to his wife.... Read more »

James Richard Yandle answered on Dec 16, 2018

I assume you are talking about state INCOME tax (not local county property tax, or other type of tax). And, i'm guessing the issue arose from a 1099-C Cancellation of Debt, to the now deceased husband, from the foreclosure, (tax year 2016, based on timing?). Further, I'm guessing you filed a... Read more »

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