Tag Archives: dying

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?”

The Right Rites

A bus on a busy street struck a Catholic man. He was lying near death on the sidewalk as a crowd gathered. “A priest.  Somebody get me a priest!” the man gasped. Long seconds dragged on but no one stepped out of the crowd.