Category Archives: Lawsuits

Collecting a Debt

Today TaxMama® hears from Joe in the TaxQuips Forum, with a reasonable question.  “I am going after an ex client that owes me $11K. Once you get the judgment how do you go after their assets? Does a lawyer handle that?”

Moldy Class Action Lawsuit

Today TaxMama® hears from Craig in the TaxQuips Forum with this question. “In 2012 we received two class action settlements – one for our primary residence [~$3500]; and one for our rental [~$2700], both in the same development. These were for mold/painting deficiencies. The question is: are they taxable or non-taxable?

Emotional Distress

  Today TaxMama hears from Teddy in the TaxQuips Forum with this question. “What is the tax rate on a settlement that is classified as emotional distress?”  

TaxMama’s Tax Roundtable – October Session

Note:  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. Don’t you wish you were here? REPLAY today’s session below – you can listen and SEE the session and forms

Is This Taxable Income

Today TaxMama hears from Karen in California in the TaxQuips Forum, who tells us.  “My father died from lung cancer that was determined to be caused by job conditions. My brother and I may be receiving a one-time survivors benefit compensation check for a large amount of money. Will this be taxable income?”