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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law and Immigration Law for California on
Q: Does Pandemic Unemployment Income Qualify to be listed as part of adjusted gross income on I-864 Part 6. Line 24.a.b.c.?

In addition to the above question: Most Recent Tax Year refers to 2022, 2nd most recent 2021, 3rd most recent 2020, correct?

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Aug 27, 2023

For the I-864, Affidavit of Support, unemployment income, including Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), is generally considered as part of your total income and would be part of your adjusted gross income (AGI) as it's reported on your federal tax return. Therefore, it can be listed on... View More

5 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy and Tax Law for California on
Q: Can I do a Bankruptcy for Property Taxes if paying it will cause Financial Burden to family and get a fresh start?

Five years behind waited because I didnt know what to do and pay for it but I understand to pay now but its like cant get a loan due to bad credit not working due to Covid.

Peter Maurice Lively
Peter Maurice Lively
answered on Aug 10, 2020

You can repay real property taxes through a 5 year chapter 13 plan.

You can allow the tax collector to auction the real property to pay the property taxes, so that you don't owe the property taxes individually.

You can NOT keep title to the real property and discharge the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for California on
Q: Do I still pay California income tax if I move to Washington state during pandemic since everyone is remote working?

My company (everything is digital since it's a marketing company) is HQ'd in California but has remote employees in most states. I am moving from CA to Washington state soon to be with family since everyone at my company will be working remote until the pandemic is close over (perhaps... View More

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
answered on Jul 8, 2020

This will create a difficult tax situation for you, and you should hire an accountant to handle your tax returns. First, there is the issue of state income tax. You only pay income tax to one state but you may have 2 states claiming it. The state where the income is earned is the state with the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for California on
Q: Covid-19 act provides assistance to americans who qualify so It is not a tax refund even if IRS is in charge.

this an economic assistance service provided by the Gov . How is that IRS is with holding these monies from debts due to child support. Does it mean that they don't get to have help? Not all fathers are dead beat dads and this is a help for some and a punishment for those in debt for reasons... View More

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
answered on Jun 8, 2020

Whoever told you that is wrong.

The recent $1,200 stimulus check (or deposit) everyone was entitled to receive from the IRS was not a free gift. The payments are legally considered as advances on any tax refund the taxpayer recipient might be entitled to at any time in the future....
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