In situations where a property has unpaid taxes and goes up for a tax sale, it's crucial to follow the specific legal procedures to secure the deed and maintain ownership. If the property was sold without proper notice or due process, you should consult with an attorney experienced in real...View More
You need to speak to a lawyer ASAP. You would need to put more details to explain more clearly however, IF you already have your green card and you are getting a divorce there is no law that says you have to "give it up" as you say.
IF you are in the process of getting the green...View More
The taxing authority is claiming the debt is not dischagrable because they sent you a tax warrant 3 years ago before you actually filed for bankruptcy. Per the bankruptcy laws however that doesn't mean anything.
My HR made a mistake on my check i should not of had child support taking from it now he wants to give me another check for the difference that check will be taxed also is this legal if i already been taxed on gross pay for that pay period
This is a public forum where experienced lawyers donate their valuable time to answer real legal questions about important matters of general interest to the public. All questions asked are not going to be answered; some are way too complicated to answer online, while others are not answered...View More
Person A purchased a tract of land in 1970. In 1979 Person A formed a Revocable Living Trust and transferred the land to the Trust. Person A was the Trustee and Beneficiary of the Trust during his lifetime. The Trust named A's three children as Successor Beneficiaries. Person A died in... View More
There are several very important IRS tax questions presented here; and the several (alternative) legal answers would require the professional services of an experienced CPA and an experienced tax lawyer--working together--to spend at least 15 to 20 hours meeting with all three clients and then...View More
She is married still but separated, and she has three dependent children and hasn't had a job for all that time. The husband is working but makes less than $25K a year and lives with his mom in a different city. We would like to know if she's going to be in trouble for not filing taxes... View More
Just because someone claims to have no income that does not mean they do not have to file a tax return. In this bizarre situation, it is very doubtful that a disabled mother of three who has not had a job for several years will have to pay any income tax. However, since she was married (and...View More
I owe taxes from TY 2008 and 2009. The debt with fines and interest is approaching 60K. I entered an installment agreement in 2010 and have been making $50 monthly payments since then. I want to try an offer in compromise, but don't know if I should, since there may be a 10 year statute of... View More
They have 10 years after assessment to collect. The statute of limitations can be tolled (stopped) or extended by filing an offer in compromise, requesting a collection due process hearing, or seeking innocent spouse relief, among others. It may be to your benefit to discuss this with an attorney...View More
As long as their estate is not subject to estate taxes (11.2 million in 2018) and provided you and the deceased were not splitting the interest on your taxes every year, the beneficiary only claims the interest earned after the date of death. If you were splitting the interest on your taxes every...View More
I was a nanny for a family without a written agreement. They did not tell me they were not going to withhold federal taxes from my paychecks, so I am not being hit with their W2 form and a $600-$1500 fee to the IRS because they did not withhold those federal income taxes. Aside from this, I am now... View More
A nanny who works in the home and is paid more than $2,100 (2018 amount, $2,000 2017 amount) should have taxes withheld and the employer's contribution for Social Security paid by the employer. Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), an employee is entitled to a minimum wage, time...View More
My ex and I are supposed to alternate years claiming our daughter on taxes. This is the second time she has beaten me to filing and claimed her anyways. I understand the IRS won't make her fix her taxes without a signed form 8332. I don't have this. What are my options?
shortly but another week goes by and no answers, just last week he said he was trying to figure what expense to put on Schedule A and C, is he playing games with me or misleading me on the audit. How do I ask the IRS person if my audit has gone to a review. up stream without raisin g eyebrows
Believe it or not 70 days is actually not a long time for an audit. Some auditors are quicker than others. If you are concerned because they are telling you things that are making you uncomfortable I recommend at least calling a tax attorney. Most of us offer a free consultation. If it is just...View More
I have been buying high-value items online for my friend online over the last 6 months. He has given me somewhere around $30,000, of which only a couple hundred dollars went to me. The rest went to make those purchases. What are my tax obligations on that money? Wouldn't it look like part of... View More
If you have another job then you need to include the few hundred dollars (minus any allowable deductions) as self employment income on your tax return. If this is your only income you may be under the amount that would require you to file a return. If you are audited you will need to prove that...View More
So my parents paid cash for a house for me. Instead of doing a traditional loan, if they were to deed the house to me and I cash out refinance to give them the money they wanted for the house and I can use the rest of the cash for improvements or paying off debts.
If your parents transfer the house to you, you take out a loan and pay to them a part of the fair market value of the property, the difference between the fair market value and your payment is a "gift." Your parents' gift does not create a taxable event for you. Your parents may have...View More
The initial sale of the house is to the county for the back taxes. There is a period of time in which the owner of the property may redeem the property. You should contact an attorney immediately to determine (a) when the sale took place; (b) the exact period of redemption you have; (c) the...View More
Did you confirm that federal taxes were not being withheld. Normally, unless otherwise specified, the default for a W4 is Single 0. So, first check your paystub just to be certain that taxes were not being withheld.
If no taxes were withheld, you may not receive a refund. And worst case...View More
Under Federal law should be entitled to a step up in basis. That means that you will be deemed receiving the house valued at the date of death not at the date when your mother purchased the home. Thus, you will only be responsible for tax on the increased value since the date of death.
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