When child support was established, we also signed an agreement with the prosecutor saying that we take turns every year claiming the kids on taxes as long as I am a certain percentage caught up on my child support, and if I’m not, then I’m not able to claim them that year. So earlier in the... View More
Based on the agreement you signed with the prosecutor, you still need to meet the requirement of being caught up a certain percentage on child support in order to claim the children on taxes, even though your ex has temporarily stopped the formal child support order.
I'm truly sorry to hear about your loss. In terms of filing taxes for your granddaughter, there are a few key points to consider. First, if you have legally adopted your granddaughter or are her legal guardian, you may be able to claim her as a dependent on your tax return. This depends on...View More
Regarding your student loan forgiveness in Indiana under the IDR (Income-Driven Repayment) adjustment, it's important to understand how state tax laws apply. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 exempts forgiven student loans from federal income tax between January 1, 2021, and December 31,...View More
For a single person on disability, the ability to claim a child on taxes and potentially receive more in tax benefits than what they put in depends on several factors. These include their income level, the amount of Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) they...View More
For asset protection and Tax minimisation purposes, for rental properties in Indiana that is owned by a Series LLC (ie. Example LLC - Scenario Series) formed in Texas, should the full series entity name (ie. Example LLC - Scenario Series) be registered with Secretary of State Indiana for foreign... View More
In your case, dealing with a Texas Series LLC owning rental properties in Indiana, the registration with the Indiana Secretary of State (SOS) requires careful consideration. The Series LLC structure is unique in that it allows for separate series or cells within a single LLC, each with its own...View More
If I file taxes and pay the amount that I agreed to in 2023, file W-4 exemption for 2024, and not “file” 2024 taxes February 2025. Will there be consequences and if so what would they be . Is the IRS and federal government legally allowed to require me to pay income taxes if I claim W-4 exempt.
Claiming exemption on your W-4 form for 2024 means that no federal income tax will be withheld from your paycheck for that year. However, this does not exempt you from the legal obligation to file a tax return if your income exceeds the IRS filing threshold.
Father's exwife owns the property. People that live in the house pay him, not her, directly the monthly amount to cover the mortgage payment on the property and nothing more. Is this considered "rental income" and should it be reported to the IRS? If so, who's taxes should it... View More
In this scenario, the money received from tenants to cover the mortgage is typically considered rental income and should be reported to the IRS. The key factor isn't the amount received but rather the fact that payment is made for the use of the property.
To find attorneys in Indiana who specialize in cases against accountants, you can start with the Indiana State Bar Association's referral service. Additionally, websites like Martindale-Hubbell and Avvo offer directories and ratings for attorneys, helping you identify those with expertise in...View More
In Indiana, the property owner generally has a one-year redemption period during which they can pay the delinquent taxes and associated costs to reclaim their property. During this period, the owner typically retains the right to sell the property, but any sale would need to address the outstanding...View More
I work as a bar manager (as a paid employee) for a nonprofit 501c3 organization that hosts a theatre festival every summer. During the festival we have a handful of volunteer bartenders. We have run into an issue where the jars put out in the past have always been claimed by the organization as... View More
You have an interesting question, and a full answer would require looking at individualized details of your organization and the people who are both working and volunteering for it. But here are some things that you might consider.
As you point out, the general rule is that tips left for an...View More
when my ex-wife and I got divorced many years ago, we had joint custody and alternated years claiming him on our taxes. Now that he is older, he never stays at her house. I ask her if I could claim him again this year because he always stays and she says no. What happens if I claim him and... View More
If your son lives with you full time and you provide over half of his support, you may be able to claim him as a dependent on your tax return. However, if your ex-wife also claims him, the IRS will likely flag the returns and investigate the situation.
If you and your ex-wife cannot come to...View More
In Indiana, the process for claiming tax deed surplus funds is guided by specific legal regulations. Generally, the original owner or their legal representative has the right to submit an application for the return of surplus funds. This means that an individual, on behalf of the former owner, can...View More
It will be sourced through print on demand, so I will not personally be fulfilling the orders, except at the occasional booth set up at a local fair/farmers market. The sales goal is greater than the threshold for collecting tax. It is a sole proprietorship. A trademark application will be... View More
The business (whether a sole proprietor, LLC, corporation, however the business is organized and operated) needs to obtain a Registered Retail Merchant's Certificate to collect and remit sales tax. You will first need a tax ID for the business. If...View More
Divorce final in May 2021. Decree states that the petitioner can claim in 2021 and odd years. Respondent can claim in 2022 and even years. My ex husband is fighting me on this even though I’ve tried explaining that I claim this year.
The tax year is the year the taxes are due for and not the year they are filed in. So if the mother is awarded the odd years then they would be 2021, 2023, 2025 etc. In other words in 2022 you file for 2021 which is an odd year. You may have to get the lawyers or courts involved again if there...View More
Generally, time deadlines for tax assessment appeals are hard deadlines. So if you have missed this deadline you probably cannot contest an assessment for that closed year. However, you could contest for the next year. Finally, I am not a Indiana attorney, so to be sure of your rights to contest...View More
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