Category Archives: Small Business

Outreach to Small Businesses and Practitioners About the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

As Tax Filing Extension Deadlines Near, IRS and HHS Announce New Round of Outreach to Small Businesses and Practitioners About the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit Video: Small Business Health Care Tax Credit-Updated English | Spanish | ASL WASHINGTON — As the upcoming filing extension tax deadlines approach, the Internal Revenue Service, in partnership with the […]

Husband andWife LLC

Today TaxMama hears from Rachel in the TaxQuips Forum, who needs clarification. “My husband and I are the only owners of our LLC. From my understanding, in our state (Arizona) we can file a schedule C with our 1040. When I try to do this with TurboTax it prompts me to divide all the expenses […]

A Trip to the IRS Tax Forums, Page 2

Problem Resolution and Focus Groups Problem Resolution had a facility at the Tax Forum. One of my friends brought a case file with her (and power of attorney forms, etc.). When picking up her registration packet on Monday, she was given a form to fill out with the specifics of her case (and a copy […]

TaxMama’s Tax Roundtable June 2010

    REPLAY today’s session – you can listen and SEE the session Today’s topics included: Introductions of some participants Testing of microphones ;~) Questions about the new PTIN Registration Brief overview of the new Testing issue for “Registered Tax Preparers”. NAEA’s survey about the Enrolled Agent title – and changes. Discussion of  IRA or 401(k) to […]

LLC After Divorce

Today TaxMama hears from Marina in Washington DC in the TaxQuips Forum with an interesting set of questions. She says. “A husband and wife are divorced. They owned an LLC. The wife wants out. Can the husband keep the same EIN? Can he elect to treat the single member LLC as a S Corp.?” http://taxmama.wpengine.com/forum/taxquips/llc-for-hw-after-divorce/

Key IRS Audios for Your Small Business

Starting a small business can be confusing. IRS provides free audio tools and information to guide you.

S Corporations

Today TaxMama hears from Mary in the TaxQuips Forum. She says. “I was taking a real estate course and the instructor brought up the idea of having an s-corporation.  He said the IRS will allow you to set up an account as an s-corporation where you are allowed to take out a certain percentage of […]

Unclear on the Concept

Today TaxMama needs to explain the purpose of the Taxpayers Advocate Service, based on  a misconception expressed in the TaxQuips Forum.  Peter says his problem is in the hands of the Taxpayers Advocate. So he’s just going to sit back and wait for them to take care of everything.

NOL carryforward

Today TaxMama hears from Judy in Washington state, with this question. “Could you please tell me how long a 1995 net operating loss can be carried forward?”