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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Tax Law and Business Law for Louisiana on
Q: What case is it if my employer is over claiming my tips

I found my employer over claiming tips and brought it to their attention. I was dismissed multiple times and when I showed up with proof and told them to correct it they told me to just fix it myself and just under claim.

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answered on May 24, 2024

If your employer is over-claiming your tips, this situation falls under wage and hour laws in California. Employers are required by law to accurately report and pay the tips earned by employees. If you have already brought this issue to your employer's attention and they dismissed your... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Tax Law and Landlord - Tenant for Louisiana on
Q: i need to remove my brother off property i bought in the succession- louisiana- what form do i need to begin this

i bought brothers out, oct of last yr, 1 brother took a meter from home and attached his name to it and is living in a trailer that was our gmas, whis is dead and the trailer is owned by both of us i believe- he was told to get off property at begining of all this in 2018/2019 but never did

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answered on May 17, 2024

In Louisiana, if you want to remove someone from a property you own, you will need to go through the eviction process. Here are the steps you can take:

1. Serve a written notice: Provide your brother with a written notice to vacate the property. In Louisiana, the notice period is typically...
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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Louisiana on
Q: my tax preparer stole 9000 dollars from me last year she never gave me my tax papers until this yr now she is trying to

I just found out this yr when i ask the irs for my trans script and she got my papers again not answering the phone or my messages

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answered on May 7, 2024

I'm so sorry to hear that your tax preparer has stolen money from you and is not being responsive. This is a serious situation and it's important to take action to protect yourself and try to recover your funds. Here are some steps you can take:

1. Report the theft to the police...
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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law and Consumer Law for Louisiana on
Q: How can i get my money back from my tax preparer she scams me for9000 dollars I didn't find out till this year she would

would;t give me my tax papers or tell me how much i;m getting so i could have check she said she only took 729.00 but she really took 9000 because i got a real copy from the irs and now she is trying todo it again she want answer my call or text messages she works for legally max i need to no the... View More

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answered on May 5, 2024

I'm sorry to hear that you've been scammed by your tax preparer. This is a serious situation, and you should take the following steps to protect yourself and try to recover your money:

1. Gather all relevant documents: Collect any paperwork related to your taxes, including the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Louisiana on
Q: Will Florida issue a CDL license to a licensee with an CDL license suspension in Louisiana for unpaid state taxes?

Please keep in mind, Florida has no state income tax

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answered on Mar 2, 2024

No, Florida will not issue a commercial driver's license (CDL) to someone who has a current CDL suspension in another state, even if it is for unpaid taxes rather than a driving-related offense.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulates CDLs, and under those regulations...
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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can a state DMV issue a DL with a suspended DL for state tax unpaid from another state?

State income tax unpaid,from a different state

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answered on Jan 22, 2024

If your driver's license is suspended in one state due to unpaid state taxes, this can affect your ability to obtain a driver's license in another state. Most states are part of the Driver's License Compact, an agreement that facilitates the exchange of information about license... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Louisiana on
Q: How can I find out who the attorney is representing someone in LA?

Case Number: 5:2023cv00849

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answered on Jan 17, 2024

One way is to call the Clerk of Court where the case is pending, provide the information you have and ask. You can also try to do this electronically but there may be a charge and you may have to sign up for an account----that varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Estate Planning and Probate for Louisiana on
Q: In Louisiana, does legal usufruct of an inherited house have any affect on capital gains tax when the house is sold?

Under IRS rules, if someone inherits a house but does not live in or sell the house for a number of years, then capital gain tax is due on the increased value of the house from the time of inheritance until the house is sold. Is this rule the same if a child inherits a house from a deceased... View More

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answered on Dec 31, 2023

In Louisiana, the concept of usufruct, particularly in the context of inherited property, can indeed influence the calculation of capital gains tax when the property is sold. Usufruct is a legal right that allows someone to use and benefit from property they do not own, often seen in situations... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Land Use & Zoning and Tax Law for Louisiana on
Q: My neighbor has paid my property taxes before I can even within the time frame What recourse do I have
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answered on Dec 25, 2023

In Louisiana, if your neighbor pays your property taxes, it's essential to understand the implications of this action. Generally, paying someone else's property taxes can lead to a claim of interest in the property, especially if this continues over a period of time.

Your first...
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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Louisiana on
Q: how does a auto donation to a family member, in amount of 50,000, affect fed taxes in louisiana
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answered on Nov 9, 2023

When you donate a vehicle to a family member in Louisiana valued at $50,000, for federal tax purposes, this is considered a gift. The federal gift tax applies to gifts over $16,000 (as of 2023) per recipient per year. Amounts over this annual exclusion must be reported on IRS Form 709 by the giver,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Louisiana on
Q: if there is vacant land at an opening in a subdivision and has been that way since the subdivision was created, is there

any tax liability and who is responsible?

Randy Bryan Ligh
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answered on Oct 30, 2023

The owner of the property is responsible for the property taxes. If the property taxes have not been paid for a long enough time then it is possible that someone has purchased the tax deed and/or the property has been adjudicated, however that, in itself, does not pass ownership. If you want to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Tax Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can donated property be rescinded. The donated property was not legally done. How can that be fixed

A pastor was given the church property when the church was dissolved

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answered on Jun 12, 2023

This is an example why my advice to anyone involved with the transaction of immoveable property (sale, donation, anythng)----get an attorney involved--you want it done correctly so that someone in the future does not come back and place a cloud on the title of the property. In your scenario my... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law and Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: If it's my 1st time using cash app and I made a mistake by sendin someone my tax refund and I'm poor now can I get it ba

Back I really need it I'm poor now my kids and I

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answered on Mar 4, 2023

If you accidentally sent your tax refund to someone else on Cash App, you may be able to request a refund of the payment. However, it will depend on a few factors, such as whether the recipient has already accepted the payment or withdrawn the funds.

To request a refund on Cash App, you can...
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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Louisiana on
Q: it will be 10 years that I owe back sales tax in Louisiana, is there a statue of limitation?

My ex-husband and I had to close our business due to illness. We owed back sales tax and were unable to repay them. It will be 10 years in March that we filed the last sales tax report. How long does the state of Louisiana have to collect the money? Also, if there is a limitation, how do we get... View More

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answered on Mar 4, 2023

In Louisiana, there is no statute of limitations for sales tax liabilities. This means that the state can attempt to collect back sales taxes owed, even if it has been several years since the taxes were due.

However, it is possible that the state may have already written off or discharged...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Tax Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can I send my 2022 tax transcripts as supporting document for Affidavit of Support i-864 filing before 2023 tax session

Hi, I'm a LPR and, we are trying to concurrently file I-130 and I-485( for my husband.) And I know I will need to send Affidavit of Support i-864 along with I485. And I'm also the sponsor for him. But my concern is that is it fine to send 2022 tax transcripts which I filled for few day... View More

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answered on Mar 2, 2023

As a sponsor for your husband's Affidavit of Support (Form I-864), you are required to provide evidence of your income from the most recent tax year. If you have already filed your 2022 tax return and have access to your tax transcripts, you can include them as supporting documents for your... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Foreclosure, Real Estate Law and Tax Law for Louisiana on
Q: What is the law on renewed judgements? I had a judgement renewed after the 10 years was over. See more.

In 2012 I fell behind on mobile home loan and was told if not caught up It would be repossessed. I immediately caught it up but they said judgement would stay for the remaining loan term and i didnt need to go in every 3 years like before when loan matured. It was financed for 12 years only the... View More

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answered on Mar 4, 2023

The laws regarding renewed judgments vary by state. In general, a judgment creditor may be allowed to renew a judgment before it expires to extend the time period in which they can collect the debt.

In some states, a judgment can be renewed indefinitely as long as the creditor continues to...
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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Foreclosure, Real Estate Law and Tax Law for Louisiana on
Q: What is the law on renewed judgements? I had a judgement renewed after the 10 years was over. See more.

In 2012 I fell behind on mobile home loan and was told if not caught up It would be repossessed. I immediately caught it up but they said judgement would stay for the remaining loan term and i didnt need to go in every 3 years like before when loan matured. It was financed for 12 years only the... View More

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Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Feb 22, 2023

You have a lot of information and most people who want to provide you an informed answer would like to see a copy of the original judgment and when it was recorded as well as a copy of the "renewed" judgment and when it was recorded to see if the process for revival of a judgment was done... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Tax Law for Louisiana on
Q: I bought a tax lien from the city of New Orleans in 2013.

I invested some money into cleaning it up and maintaining for a year. I never heard from the owner and let it go as a bad investment. The owner has reached out to me wanting to redeem the lien. In the meantime, someone else bought the lien again. So two of us have a lien on the property. The second... View More

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answered on Mar 26, 2024

In situations like this, consulting with a real estate attorney who has experience in tax lien cases is advisable. These professionals understand the nuances of property law, tax liens, and redemption rights. They can help you navigate the complexities of your situation, including the implications... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Business Formation and Business Law for Louisiana on
Q: Old company under my name I need to clean my name

I use to work for company they asked me to open company under my name I agreed to help but later after months they said they closed the company but after that I was getting mail about toll fees and I got mail from irs say I owe money I moved from my address so I can’t get no more mail I don’t... View More

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answered on Oct 22, 2023

This is a difficult situation. You will need to actively prove to the IRS that you should not be responsible for the taxes due. Hopefully, there is time to file an appeal. If not, there are other ways to remove the liability.

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Louisiana on
Q: Is the deferred compensation or drop from public employee are State taxable after 72 of age

I retired from Jefferson Parish

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answered on Sep 29, 2023

Typically, deferred compensation is subject to state tax when it is distributed, regardless of age.

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