Tag Archives: Federal assistance in the United States

Family Caregiver

Today TaxMama® hears from KP in the TaxQuips Forum, with this question.  “My sister-in-law received a 1099-Misc with an amount in box 6 for medical health care payments for providing care for her husband, a veteran receiving VA benefits. I know the amount is taxable to the federal government, but is it subject to social security […]

Why no SS Withholding?

Today TaxMama® hears from Inteph in the TaxQuips Forum, who made a new discovery.  “A young lady made about $15,000 in 2012. The employer (a city in California) withheld income tax and Medicare tax but not SS tax. Boxes are 3 and 4 are blank.  What do I tell her and how do I prepare her […]

SB 924: The Bill That Ended Physical Therapy Benefits For CA Seniors

This is a plea from Chris Reed, who is asking for your help. Family, Friends, Current and Former Patients,   Many of you know that I have become heavily involved in the politics of my profession. I am writing to ask your help. We are fighting for our profession right now. I have attached a letter […]

Getting IRS Refunds after 3 years

Today TaxMama® hears from Lisa in the TaxQuips Forum who wants clarification. “Is there any way to amend an old tax return and receive a refund after the 3 year limit? I think you briefly touched on this in the CPE Link webinar last week.”

Income From Stocks

Today TaxMama hears from Anna in Oregon, who is worried. “We received a letter from the IRS. My husband did not file for 2006 and 2007 because he did not make any money from his stock. I did file mine though. In 2008, my husband had a stroke, he is currently disabled and gets SSI. […]

Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill)

HR 2419: To provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. Highlights: -Prohibits persons with adjusted gross non-farm income of over $500,000 or adjusted gross farm income of over $750,000 from receiving certain types of subsidies (Sec. 1604). -Requires the Secretary of Agriculture to spend $991 million during […]

Establishing Title

Part of rebuilding New Orleans often challenges residents with the task of tracing home titles back potentially hundreds of years. With a community rich with history stretching back over two centuries, houses have been passed along through generations of family, sometimes making it quite difficult to establish ownership. Here is a great letter an attorney […]