How is this legal, given the fact that Lyft does not disclose the full fare amount to the driver? Drivers are "agreeing by contract" to pay taxes on an unknown amount? How is this even close to legal? If state tax is included, a driver can pay more than 50% of their actual income to... Read more »
It all depends on what is being deducted from the Lyft driver's gross income. If it is something that the employer is required by law to deduct, then most likely the Lyft driver will need to report the gross amount, not just the net amount received by the driver. That of course is true of all...Read more »
No, you can't use USCIS number for the purpose of your federal tax return. You have to apply for tax ID with the IRS for your wife and child or just wait until their I-765 are approved so they can receive SSN.
We filed our taxes and the IRS said we needed more proof of address an relationship to our kids. We sent it it in and we received a notice of denial for rest of tax refund prematurely on the IRS end . We notify the IRS and they have never responded to 3 seperate faxes all papers requested and now... Read more »
You should speak with a tax lawyer who can clearly explain the law to the IRS and provide proper documentation to obtain your refund, assuming you qualify. That’s a lot of money to leave on the table. Hire someone who will do the work on a fixed fee, contingency basis so you get that money.
I was looking to take cash out and avoid the closing costs. All cash out would be for home improvements, but minor improvements like new countertops, carpet, appliance replacement, paint. If I do this, I would not be able to claim any tax benefit from the interest paid over the life of the loan?
We have to amend our 2018 taxes because we received a schedule K1 form 1041 after we had already filed our tax returns and received our refund. ( my husband’s mother passed away and she had a trust out of New York) The question I have is since we are Colorado residents do we have to pay Colorado... Read more »
A distribution from a trust is not an inheritance. The K-1 should only include your allocable trust income, not a distribution of trust corpus. The amounts originally placed in trust are not taxable on distribution; only the income of the trust distributed to you is taxable to you. Most accountants...Read more »
Ive been called two times now by an "Unknown number" who is leaving voicemails and leaving a case number as well as saying my place of residence and living is known and if I do not return the call. They will come to me? Can I be notified of something like this Via voice mail? Does this... Read more »
The county issued a new deed of trust to me. After 4 months I started getting a bill showing that I also owed over $4,000 of the past persons bill as well, before I even requested billing from the water company. The water company is saying that they have a perpetual lien against my property. How is... Read more »
Your unfortunate situation is a textbook example why non-lawyers should always ask an experienced lawyer before they do something they have never done before. Unless you can somehow convince the water company to let you off their very sharp-barbed hook you are stuck. And no one else (who has a...Read more »
Called the title company back 3 days later when I realized I needed to pay the 2% tax. They had already sent in the paper work in. They said get with your tax adviser. Did not want to get in trouble for signing saying I live there & not paying 2% right now.
Our board is trying to purchase new water meters for everyone in our community. We are trying to upgrade our water system in Falcon Heights. We have a member in our community who was a past president who wants to be at our executive sessions. So he is bringing up the Sunshine Law. And says we... Read more »
At the beginning of the year, I accepted a job for a company that offered to relocate me. I moved from San Diego to Denver. They paid for everything: household goods, vehicle transportation, temporary lodging, etc. I did not see a single contract or receipt for any of those expenses. They were paid... Read more »
Yes, the majority of the provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) took effect 1.1.2018. Some did not, most notably accelerated depreciation took effect 9.27.17 and the ACA penalty is removed 1.1.19.
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