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Inherited Annuity

July 28, 2014, 2:12 pm

I inherited, from my father, a variable annuity now worth ~$21k. There are ~$11.5 in capital gains. I just recieved a renewal letter, noting the renewa rate will be a fixed 3%. I called their c... Read more »

Estimated taxes

July 25, 2014, 10:10 am

This question is about filing quarterly estimated taxes. My wife and I are both retired, age 63, and we have never filed estimated taxes. We are not receiving social security yet, and we mainly... Read more »

Sale of home not reported

July 24, 2014, 12:27 pm

I sold my home in 2012 had a gain of 400K. Turbo tax asked me if I had 1099S form which was not issues to us by title company. But seems it was sent by them to IRS, now IRS sent us a letter on this. ... Read more »

WY LLC non-US person non-US resident no US operations/income

July 23, 2014, 11:14 am

Hi, I have a couple of questions on my situation: * Sole member of a WY LLC * Non-US person * Non-US resident * No US operations, income, office or any assets * Country where business activity i... Read more »

401(k) IRA rollover

July 22, 2014, 10:40 am

I have problems keeping the various tax-free and tax-deferred options straight. I have a 401(k) that is relatively small and I think I can do better managing it on my own. Which flavor (if either... Read more »

IRS Regulations section 1.401(a)(9)-6

July 22, 2014, 9:59 am

If you are interested in IRA annuities rules, every document on the IRS web directs you to Regulations section 1.401(a)(9)-6 So you paste Regulations section 1.401(a)(9)-6 into the search window a... Read more »

stepup home value

July 21, 2014, 11:08 pm

Husband buys cottage, dies and leaves to wife, wife remarries and dies after 23 yrs, leaves cottage to hubby. Is there a step up value from original purchase so if husband gives cottage to his kids ... Read more »

taxes on trust distribution

July 19, 2014, 9:47 pm

I will soon receive a significant amount from a Crummey Trust. The trustee says I have a choice of taking the securities or having them cashed in and taking the cash. She says I will have to pay in... Read more »

Nominee income for estate

July 18, 2014, 8:31 pm

My wife and I managed finances for my Father-in-law. To get better income, she opened an account at an institution under the umbrella of a mutual insurance association. Because my F-I-L was not... Read more »

Second business

July 18, 2014, 4:33 pm

I am business owner (sole trader) and vat registered. I am in discussions with a business partner to open a second company as partners, although he is not vat registered (doesn't need to be at the mi... Read more »

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Questions about Form 5471

------------------------------------- Hi! I have a question about Form 5471. Back in 2004, along with my mom, dad, sister, and brother, we all bought stocks in foreign company. Each owning about 6% o... Read more »


CCH Tax News Headlines - November 10, 2010

CCH Tax News Headlines - November 10, 2010 Federal Headlines: 11/10/2010 - _Lawmakers Pledge 2010 AMT Relief _ ( Read more »


appealing refund statute of limitations

After a long period of recovery I finally submitted my overdue returns in January. Eight years worth! In each of those 8 years I was overpaid between withheld and estimated taxes paid in. Plus I ha... Read more »


Re: 1099-B Restricted Stock Options sale...Do I need to file a Schedule D? writes: No, that doesn't really change anything. In fact, it makes it even more straightforward. Did you file a Section 83(b) election on these shares to treat them as 100% vest... Read more »


Ohio Source Income

We had a TCE client yesterday who is a MD resident and the sole beneficiary of a testamentary trust managed in Ohio. The income is all from interest and annuities and is all paid out to the benefici... Read more »


I want to report my former boos for tax evasion/fraud as I did all of his b...

file IRS Form 3949 A to report my former bossfor tax evasion/fraud. I did all of his bookkeeping, billing, banking, etc. He had me make large bank deposits with Comcheks from thousands of dollars he... Read more »


IRA Benficiaries Question

I have a regular IRA and my wife and I both have smaller ROTH IRAs. We have a joint living Trust with each other as beneficiaries with the Trust as the contingency benficiary. Would there be any tax... Read more »


Two W2 forms

I have Two W2 forms for year 2006.To calculate TAX is it a simple maths like ADD both the Gross and ADD both the Federal withholding ,to calculate TAX or there is other way. thnx jas Read more »


Capital Gain / Depreciation Recapture Question

Hi, Suppose I have a Capital Gain Tax loss of $11,000 and I have a Depreciation Recapture Tax of $36,000 for the year I sell an Investment Property. Is the combined tax liability for this year $36,00... Read more »


Tax implications - Converting a rental house into a primary residence.

Need input on tax implications for converting rental house into primary residence. Facts Example: Owner has owned rental house since Nov 1999 and since then has rented the house until January 1, 20... Read more »