I just did a search online and found that I'm listed as a resident at an address in Michigan. But - here's the fly in the ointment - I've never lived in Michigan. I've never even lived in the USA (I was born in and have been a citizen/resident of another country for my entire... Read more »
You can try to record an Affidavit of Suspected Fraud related to the property with the Register of Deeds. It would put anyone who was interested in the property on notice that you have no relationship to the home. Additionally, if you have a credit report, notify the credit reporting agencies that...Read more »
I'm worried he's going to get all of their stimulus money plus the child tax credit that will soon to come out every month he owes at least 5,000 in back child support all three of our children live with me full time I'm worried that he's going to be getting all of their money... Read more »
Is there a child support order? If so, you may need to address some of this with the friend of the court. You may also need to make a motion in court about the stimulus money and to make clear who can claim the children for taxes.
Divorce decree states: "Plaintiff shall claim the minor children as dependents for income tax deduction and child credit on any and all city, state and federal income taxes. The defendant will be allowed to "buy" the exemptions from the Plaintiff if he will benefit from the... Read more »
You're unlikely to find an answer to your question here, but if you contact your divorce lawyer you might get an answer. You might also contact a tax lawyer to make sure you're not running afoul of tax regs.
You'll want to consult with a CPA or tax attorney about the particulars, but my thought is that the mortgage tax deduction would still go to the person or persons who are obligated to pay under the terms of the mortgage (e.g. your relative); it doesn't matter who actually pays it. And...Read more »
She is offering to pay our downpayment on the house. She will live in the house with us and share living expenses. We are ok with her being listed on the mortgage and/or title to the house. Since basically this arrangement is just us going in together on a house that we will all be living in, this... Read more »
You are wise to avoid letting your mother’s investment be characterized as a gift. There is more than one way to do this is this and they each have pros and cons and they each require some rather precise math to make sure there is no gift component. One method is the purchase of a life estate and...Read more »
My chapter 13 In Michigan tax refund portion is silent. Will I get a refund? If so how much am I an entitled to keep if this is silent. I really wouldn’t mind them keeping it if it paid my case off faster but this pandemic has put me out of work and I need all of my refund or pretty close to it.... Read more »
The father claims our 1 child the past few years due to my disability and no taxes to file. I've never signed an 8332 tax form for him to claim the child. We never married either. We do not have any agreement through court for who claims our child on taxes. I read that the custodial parent is... Read more »
You will likely need to file a motion in court to get any money back. Here's the thing: the IRS doesn't know what the custody status is of any particular child. They do match social security numbers, and that's how they catch people fraudulently claiming dependents: two people claim...Read more »
I recently won my disability case. They are paying me for the last four or so years back pay of benefits. I meet all the requirements then and now to be someone's dependent because of that. Can that person claiming me amend previous year taxes for the benefit of being a dependent?
In order to determine whether a taxpayer is able to amend prior year returns to claim deductions related to provisions made on behalf of a disabled individual, a qualified tax professional should be consulted to consider the numerous factors at play. A tax professional must review the complete set...Read more »
Trust was made in 2006. My father passed in 2017 and my mother is still alive. I understand that the house is now owned by the trust. But after my mother passes and I put the house in my name will the taxes on the house go up or will I pay the rate at which my parents were paying.
Would there be any way at all to find out who claimed me as a dependent? I only ask because this has prevented me from receiving the previous Stimulus Check, and the second one soon to come. I have suspicion it might be my mother, I asked, but she said no, but I wouldn't want to file for... Read more »
he decided to sell said property to my half brother no taxes have been paid I don't even think my father has the title I have lived in my uncles house with my wife for 3 months anyway I can fight this and stay and own my uncles property
If your father had title and made a completed gift to you, then you owned the property and your father cannot take it back. However, was there any paper work; any deed signed by your father? You have raised a lot of issues with your question. As a matter of law, you may own the property, but you...Read more »
This was written back it 2017, it was withheld from me by my mother until just recently without my knowledge. I am unsure of what to do with this going forward, any advice would be greatly appreciated.
The CARES act does not address this situation and neither has the IRS. The current professional consensus is that where the individual passed in 2019 the estate is allowed to keep the amounts and distribute the funds.
There is not currently a function to return the funds. We don't...Read more »
Husband and wife separated in September, but filed taxes together. Their tax refund (and now stimulus payments) go into his bank account. They have 3 children, living with mom. Mom is on disability and is struggling financially, but the dad will not share the tax or stimulus money with her. What... Read more »
BY designating one spouses bank account for direct deposit and signing the return you have agreed that the funds will be deposited into that account. Once deposited the IRS has no further say in the use or allocation of the funds.
State property law will be used to determine...Read more »
Not receiving a 1099 does not stop you from reporting your income. You're still required to report it and pay tax. File a return for the income and then wait until your state's healthcare marketplace has open enrollment. Fill out the application for the premium tax credit and get a...Read more »
Currently, I belong to a church (Michigan, USA) that is not a 501c3 organization. Contributing members have undergone an IRS audit and been told their giving to the church is not tax deductible because it is not registered as a 501c3. The leadership of the church is hesitant to go through the... Read more »
You would need to speak with a CPA for a better answer concerning your particular situation. Nothing would preclude you from continuing to donate to this church, although your contributions are not deductible unless the church is recognized by the IRS.
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