Category Archives: Trusts

Trust Income

Today TaxMama® hears from Grandma in the TaxQuips Forum, who tells us.  “We have a rental, which was left to us in a trust. It only brings in $500.00 a mo which is $6,000 a year. It is very old and has quite a few repairs each year. We have always filed under the trusts […]

Irrevocable Trust

Today TaxMama® hears from RG in the TaxQuips Forum with an oxymoron. “Can an irrevocable living trust be changed by the person that created it?” 

Property Taxes and Trusts

Today TaxMama® hears from Lee in the TaxQuips Forum who wants clarification. “Are property taxes lower when a house is in a trust?” 

Inheritance

Today TaxMama® hears from Barbara in the TaxQuips Forum, with these questions. “My mother has me as beneficiary on an annuity she had. Will that be considered income for me and taxable? Also she left her house in a trust. Are there any tax issues I need to know about?”  

Transfer S Corp to Trust

Today TaxMama® hears from Todd in the TaxQuips Forum who is looking to the future. “I am transferring ownership of a sub-chapter  S corporation from myself to a family trust. I have a question on IRS form 2553, in part K, where I need to list both former and current owner of the corporation. Since […]

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

TaxMama’s Tax Roundtable – April 22, 2010

Today’s topics included: Introductions of the participants – Suzan Ali, EA; Tom Buck, CPA, Rita Lewis, EA, Carline Williams – about to be EA; Wayne Davis – about to be EA; Joan Hughes, EA Dealing with aging and retirement Starting to use TaxMama’s Family Forum Homebuyer’s Credit follow-up Ethical question about clients and Social Services […]

GET YOUR EXTENSIONS HERE!

Get your IRS extension here! Note: This page has been updated to include links to Personal, Business and State extensions. Courtesy of IRS If you can’t meet the April deadline to file your tax return, you can get an automatic six month extension of time to file from the IRS. Here are seven things you […]

Trustee Fees

Today TaxMama hears from Phil in South Carolina who tells us. “I manage my parents’ Trust and hold the Power Of Attorney for their estate. The Trust states that I am to be compensated for these services. Is there a general rule of thumb for compensation for these services?”