When you receive a Form 1099-C for cancellation of debt, it typically means you need to report this amount as income on your tax return, potentially increasing your tax liability. However, there are several strategies that may help you avoid or minimize the tax impact of forgiven debt....View More
I was notified in 2023 that his spouse had deceased. I sold the house in 2023. Do I have to pay capital gains from the fair value of the house in 2002 when my Dad died or when I was able to sell the house last year after his spouse with the Life estate passed?
In the United States, the basis for calculating capital gains on inherited property is typically the fair market value of the property at the time of the original owner's death. In your case, this would be the value of the home in 2002 when your father passed away. This is known as the...View More
In cases where your property has been sold at an auction due to delinquent taxes, the immediate need to move out isn't always a given. The specific rules and timelines can vary based on local laws and the terms of the tax sale. Generally, there is a redemption period after the sale during...View More
Any Partition Action will be subject to the Tax Sale, which should have been part of the Partition Sale Order. Apparently the Partition Action is incomplete and erroneous. High tax bidder will ignore the Partition action.
Which record are you referring to? I assume you are referring to property records. Of course, when the sale is completed, the property records will reflect that the property was sold and who the buyer was who purchased the property at tax sale.
The credit report will reflect that the...View More
Whether the overpayment of unemployment benefits occurred because of fraudulent actions of the recipient may be in the eye of the Unemployment Agency. Generally, SC Code of Laws Section 41-40-10(5) states:
(5) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, no action to enforce...View More
I did my part, he did not. Since still married its hurtingt me. I also wasn't able to get child tax credit nor will I anymore due to the fact my soon to be ex husband did not sign so therefore we didn't file our taxes. Court ordered by family law Judge we file jointly. I did my part. He... View More
If your court order requires the two of you to file jointly, then you could seek to have your ex held in contempt for violating the order. The mechanism to do so is called a Petition for Rule to Show Cause. The procedure is laid out in Family Court Rule 14.
Consult with a competent SC attorney to exercise your Redemption Rights quickly if you still have them. Time is of the essence. It will take money, or forget it as someone should have paid those Taxes.
Any account or life insurance that has a beneficiary goes directly to beneficiary outside of a probate. You didn't mention if she owned Florida real estate or if she had a will. Different rules would apply for intestate or homestead property.
I Live in SC and want to buy a car in Ohio. My current vehicle's tags expire in June. If I buy the new care in May, Can I use the temp tags duration (30 days) and the states grace period (45 days) as a way to avoid paying property taxes on the new vehicle? SC only charges property taxes when... View More
Typically, if the amount your mother received was for bodily injuries, it is not subject to income tax. Any portion for loss of income typically is subject to income tax. Depending on the amount of the award, if your mother gifts it to her children, there is no gift tax. It depends on the amount...View More
My father inherited land, which he sold in 2017 but did not pay the tax at the time of sale. The IRS charged these taxes in 2018, which my parents were paying at $200/month. There is still over $3,000 owing. My father died in April 2019. Is my mother still responsible for paying this tax?
The alimony rules changed for 2019. Generally, alimony is not deductible by the payor not includible in income for the recipient for the 2019 tax year. The prior rule required the recipient to include alimony in income.
the majority of the mortgage each month. She doesn't have to file taxes (retired). How does this work? Can my name be added to the financing documents to show co ownership even though it's her credit that is being approved for the loan?
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