Their insurance. We used to get the amount divided between our paychecks during our 9 months of employment. They are now dividing that benefit by 12 months, so we get less per paycheck. We are contracted to work 9 months, not 12. They do retroactively pay the amount they withhold during the summer... View More
If your employment contract specifies a particular payment structure for the insurance buyout benefit during your 9-month employment, your employer should adhere to the terms of the contract. If they unilaterally change the payment structure without your consent, it could potentially be a breach of...View More
they did not provide me a w2 and instead sent me a 1099 NEC, which I researched and that form is an independent contractor or self-employed but I never verbally agree or have it in written contract paper that I was a self-employed or independent contractor and they never provided me a w9 form. So... View More
If you believe that you were misclassified as an independent contractor and should have been classified as an employee, you should try to resolve the issue with your employer first. You can request a W-2 from your employer or provide them with your Social Security number to ensure that they report...View More
Her spouse is deceased & my spouse is her only living child. Her mobile home has a fair market value of $25K but we will end up selling for $13K & have a willing buyer. The home is paid off & there are literally no other assets. She most likely has up to $10K owed through medicare... View More
Yes, you are correct you can use the Transfer by Affidavit method to transfer the mobile home if the total probate assets of the deceased subject to administration are less than $50,000. There is a section on the Transfer by Affidavit where you must send notice to the Estate Recovery Program via...View More
DCF 150 has a broad definition of income and it's not clear if these would count as gross income for either the calculation of child support or any existing order that requires a reconciliation of support based on gross income.
I do not believe tax refunds or federal stimulus payments would count as "income" for support calcuation purposes. Government benefits like food stamps, daycare assitsance, etc. typically do not either. This obviously isn't settled law as the stimulus payments are novel.
I ordered a scooter on eBay from China for $25.99. I also ordered a charger which was $5.82 and a ring which was around $5 (they were all separate orders). I did my research and I found that it is most likely that I will not have to pay customs duty. However, in case I am wrong, I would like to... View More
The online site says it is "still" processing. From what I have read when it says this "STILL" that means we need our Identity verified and should have gotten a 5071c letter. We have not received one. It's been close to 60 days since we e-filed with direct deposit.... View More
Unfortunately a lot of IRS processes are slower than usual due to the current situation. There really is not anyone to contact at this time. IRS employees are slowly coming back into and doing more work from home but it is going to take time. Once the customer service lines are back up and...View More
My husband overstayed his visa, he was originally using a fake social. I told him to use his real social. He got a new job and put down his real social in November. Now, we’re wondering how to go about filing our taxes together jointly when he used two different socials in the same year. Any... View More
People who create more than one SSN during their working lives are probably unaware that doing so hurts the person--because the contributions are split between the several different accounts--and they can only use one account to draw SS on later. In this case I suggest that your husband use his...View More
A collection company has filed 1099 C or cancellation of debt forms with the IRS on past due debts they claim are mine. They have never taken legal action against me, I talked with them once after statute of limitations expired, I have never acknowledged owing debt, I have never offered any... View More
If I hadn't been able to pay my property taxes for 8 yrs (and assuming they haven't foreclosed), at $1,100 a yr, what would the total bill be at the end of 8 years, with interest at 1% a month and 12% a year, in Vernon County WI.?
The question may require some clarification. Did you receive a 1099 related to cancelled student loans that you now have to include in income on your 1040? Or are your refunds used /taken by the lenders to offset the cancelled student loans? Cancellation of debt income is often ignored or not...View More
You should check the terms of the trust, but usually the trust itself will pay the taxes while the home is being held in trust for the minor children. This could be altered by the terms of the trust, to say someone else must pay, but since the children are minors, it seems likely that the trust was...View More
For 2016 taxes my mother and I had HR Block do our taxes. They had my mother claim my daughter and I because I did not make enough. And they told us it would be a better income. We made sure we got all the extra coverage for if we got audited. Which we did. We all fought with the IRS trying to... View More
I am not clear on your question. If you are asking if HR Block has to pay you the refund that they told your mother she was going to get, from what I am familiar with from some of my clients, that is not included in the audit coverage. You would need to read what they gave you to be sure....View More
If the other garnishment is for federal taxes then you may be eligible to have the amount reduced or have the garnishment stopped completely. It is impossible to tell without doing a financial analysis. Most of us offer a free consultation and can let you know your options.
His mother my wife doesn't have any medicare or FICA taken out. Which Internal Revenue Code contains a “family employment exception”, which applies to service in a private home “in the employ of an individual’s son, daughter, or spouse”. In those cases, according to the IRS, no... View More
If he is paying you a wage as an employee, or providing you with a W-2, then he should withhold employment taxes from your wage. You, the employee, with pay half (about 7.7%) and he, the employer, will pay the other half. If he is paying you as an independent contractor, then he is not...View More
After a crisis where my mom was admitted to hospital, discovered numerous issues with managing health and finances. She has dementia and was obviously having more issues than knew. She has not filed taxes in four years. She can have them done for free this year but siblings are arguing as some do... View More
I believe that your best option is to contact a low income taxpayer clinic in your area. I volunteer at one and we handle cases like this all the time. The following is a link to find one in your area: https://taxpayeradvocate.irs.gov/about/litc
From the employer and they see it in there computer they keep giving me the run around they send me here n there to talk to him and her and nothing also being on food stamp assistance they took my refund for this 2014 mistake and food stamps took some for supposedley giving me more then I should... View More
You shouldn't be waiting for them to come to you. If you really can't pay, there are options available to you. If you meet the low income thresholds, go to your local Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, often run through legal aid groups or through law schools. If not, speak to an enrolled...View More
The rules are a bit different depending on whether your business is a Sole Proprietorship (Schedule C), a C-corporation, or S-Corporation. If you're like most taxpayers, you're probably using a Schedule C to report this to the IRS. In claiming business use of a vehicle, strict rules...View More
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