In 2020, I applied for the Homestead Reduction to my property taxes based on 2019 value of my home. I am 67 and earned only Social Security benefits in 2019. My County auditor says they go back to 2018 income. This makes no sense to me. Is it correct? I understand that I pay 2019 taxes in... Read more »
I also heard her lawyer say this would be my year and my ex wife claimed our child anyway. I thought claiming in odd number years for tax purposes would mean that I claim 2019 being it’s an odd number year. If that’s the case what do I do? I don’t want to get her in trouble and I have tried... Read more »
Local income tax return was filled a year ago. I have tried to get in touch with the local tax office but then referred to another tax agency. I sent a letter stating I would agree to payment arrangements.
Got certified letter stating criminal charges for not paying.... Read more »
Many jurisdictions have criminal penalties for non-payment of income taxes. The federal statute is 26 USC Section 7202. A criminal penalty is generally sought when the taxpayer has been ignoring letters and/or bills or is spending money without regard to his or her tax liability.
There is a 10 year statue of limitations (SOL) on collection. If the taxes were filed late then the SOL may not have passed yet. When your ex-husband filed for bankruptcy that stopped the SOL from running. The SOL stops running until the bankruptcy is discharged plus six months. Without seeing a...Read more »
Is residential parent. She has claimed them every year. My question is even though I owe back support is she legally allowed to claim them or shall I claim them and her receive my return? Is she in contempt? The IRS audited me for claiming my children. Is there a statue for this and what is it?
I have tried countless time to make payment arrangements on a local tax which I owe. The agency will not negotiate with me at all. The original debt was $1600. The agency tacked on any additional $1900 in fees and interest. They will only allow 18 months to pay off the debt. I have a small... Read more »
As I stated i'm 18 and he claimed me as a dependent, if I would dropout of high school can that land him in jail? I just want to make sure he isn't doing anything wrong if I would choose to drop out. He said he can be charged with a federal crime for Tax Fraud and I want to make sure that this... Read more »
I've been paying local tax for 2016. I paid for 6 months @$138 a month. I received a certified letter that I owe more than the original amount. They're suing me in court. The original amount was $1700. In just 3 months it's over $2600!
I missed one payment and tried working with them.... Read more »
I have 7k premarital debt from an unpaid medical bill that's been transferred to the attorney general's office. They try to offset my husband's state taxes every year but can't because it's premarital debt.
Your name can be put on the deed as an owner, but then the state can put a lien on your interest in the home. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to consult a local estate planning attorney who can review the financial situation of you and your spouse. The attorney can then assist with preparing wills,...Read more »
Say someone had a full-time job that they could work remotely that was based in America and then a part-time job that they worked based in Japan while they are living in Japan. Would that person be taxed in America for their income and then in Japan for income earned there?
You can exclude a certain amount of foreign earned income from your US return if you meet eligibility requirements. There are special rules if your employer provides housing. The rules are different if you are self employed. There are also FBAR and FATCA issues to possibly...Read more »
If the two of you get married and if you file your tax return married filing jointly the IRS may or may not look to see if your spouse ever filed. There was a time when the chances of that happening were remote--compared to today. With the advent of high-tech data systems now being used everywhere,...Read more »
I am studying phd at case western reserve university, ohio. I and my husband who are from Iran , have F1 and F2 visa respectively. last year my husband received ITIN. we filled our recent federal tax return as joint. my income was 23100.00 and 2500.00 federal tax withheld. we used standard... Read more »
This question involves too many very important interrelated questions to expect definitive answers from lawyers on this forum. You should consult an immigration lawyer and a tax lawyer because either area of law could affect the outcome in the other area.
There is no rule about that. Coming over the boundary line is technically a trespass. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney who can review a survey and all the facts, and advise you with specifics.
We have a situation that our neighbor mows our property even though we have asked him not to and have shown him the property stakes but he still continues and has mental problems, schizophrenia, we don't want to upset him but he has put out a garden and logs to claim it. They unknowingly put up a... Read more »
You could send them a letter giving them "permission" to keep it there, but advising you retain the right to have it removed at any time. Send the letter by certified mail with return receipt, to defend against any claim by them for "adverse possession." Or you could demand that they remove it,...Read more »
Portion that wasn’t taxed with the understanding that I have to Pay the taxes myself on this portion. However, I also received a 1099Misc for the portion that was sent directly to my attorney for their fees. This money never touched my hands and I assume my attorney also received the same... Read more »
I worked for a logistics company which I wrote off more money then I made which I made a nice living. So In the governments eyes I made absolutely nothing is it legal to receive food stamps and Medicare even though I make more then the average?
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