Today TaxMama hears from Debra in the TaxQuips Forum who wants to know. “How can I sell my rental home without paying taxes on the profit?” (Actually, the question is much longer. You can read the details, here.)
Today TaxMama hears from Douglas in the TaxQuips Forum with this question. “How does one deduct the attorney fees related to obtaining a patent? The patent is for a video game. The taxpayer is not in the business of creating video games. The plan is to sell the patent to a video game company once […]
Today TaxMama hears from Fred in the TaxQuips Forum, with a technical question. “Page 32 of the 2010 Instructions for Form 1120S (the S Corporation tax form) explains how to determine the adjusted gain or loss to enter on line 15b of the 1120S schedule K-1 (the partners’ share of income and transactions). Then it […]
Today TaxMama hears from someone with an endless set of questions. “It started out as a question about a lease buyout, which turned out not to be about an equipment lease, but a landlord-tenant lease, which turned out to be about a tenant-former tenant thing, which…”
Today TaxMama hears from Scott in the TaxQuips Forum with this question. “How long would you have to keep a business vehicle to take advantage of bonus depreciation deductions? What if I sold a new business use vehicle after three years, are there penalties?
Today TaxMama hears from Pam in the TaxQuips Forum, with a good question. “1 purchased 1 new vehicle in 2010 that is used for both of my businesses (Sch C). How do I allocate the new vehicle Sec 179 deprecation expense to both businesses?”
March 17, 2011 TaxMama’s Tax Roundtable is a monthly live discussion open to all TaxMama Family Members and above, and all TaxMama’s EA Exam and Solving the Tax Puzzle Students. REPLAY today’s session below – you can listen and SEE the session and forms.
Today TaxMama hears from Leslie in the TaxQuips Forum, who is quite clever. “I am helping a friend out with her business. She currently takes a deduction for having a home office for the company that she runs out of her home. Would it benefit her more to charge the company rent? I know she […]
Today TaxMama hears from Jared in the TaxQuips Forum,who is confused. “What are the guidelines for writing off a new commercial van? I need a big deduction. Can I write off the whole thing? I have been to many sites – and even the IRS site is different. I thought it was $25,000 last month […]
Today TaxMama hears from Brad in Jacksonville, NC , who says, “I’ve been considering purchasing a (self-contained) motorhome/fifth wheel RV for use as lodging/office to use on my business travels. Can I write it off?”