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Q: I inherited 40,000.00 in a life insurance policy... do I have to pay taxes on it?
Linda Simmons Campbell
Linda Simmons Campbell answered on Jan 31, 2018

Generally if you are the beneficiary of a life insurance poicy the funds are nontaxable. You do need to pay taxes on any interest that you receive.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My ex has been claiming my son on taxes but he is no longer paying child support and he is 19. Can I claim him now?

My divorce papers do not specify a time limit on claiming the children and he lives with me.

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Jan 12, 2018

Yes, you should, if you contribute over 50% of his support. But in an abundance of caution, check with a tax professional

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Q: I have a $105000 federal tax lien on my credit report that is non collectible , how can I go about getting this removed
Michelle D. Wynn
Michelle D. Wynn answered on Jan 12, 2018

It depends on why you are saying the lien is non-collectible. If it is past the statute of limitations for collection, the lien will usually have expired and it will remain on your credit report as a historical bad debt item until it ages off. If you are referring to the more likely reason, that... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law and Real Estate Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I have paid for years of delinquent taxes on property can I get the property
Richard Winblad
Richard Winblad answered on Dec 19, 2017

That depends. You might have a claim for adverse possession if you have occupied it for 15 years. Paying taxes, in itself, does not bestow title upon you. I'm guessing that the property belonged to a family member. You may need to file probate to clear the title.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Claiming another child on my taxes will Dhs take the money I get for him/her for back child support for my other kids?

Last year Dhs took all of my tax return for back child support, if I claim my new child, I had with someone else that I am taking care of and living with, on my taxes, will Dhs take the money I should get for him/her along with the rest of my return?

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Aug 7, 2017

Claiming an additional child will lower your taxes, and create greater refund, helping get more back support paid.

Not claiming means you pay more taxes. Best bet is to claim the child. Good Luck!

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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law and Native American Law for Oklahoma on
Q: How much power does a state have to regulate and tax and/or collect revenue from Tribal Casino's?

By tribal casino, I mean a casino on tribal lands and run by a tribal corportation.

Robert Donald Gifford II
Robert Donald Gifford II answered on Mar 25, 2017

The general rule is none, however each tribe enters into a "compact" with the state and the details of that compact govern any monies paid to state coffers.

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Q: How do I verify the validity of alleged IRS criminal lawsuits?

I received a call I returned and case #R7416 and claim of errors on my tax returns was all they would tell. No details

Matthew M Montoya
Matthew M Montoya answered on Mar 4, 2017

Contact a tax attorney that handles criminal matters. Do not delay.

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Q: Where can i find irs rules/laws concerning employee pre tax purchasing of vacation time to be used during the year
Howard Berkson
Howard Berkson answered on Nov 11, 2013

You can always check the IRS website at However, it can be difficult to navigate the complex rules or find the right document without guidance. You should consult with a certified public accountant (CPA) or an attorney who practices tax law.

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