Tag Archives: Financial institutions

Theft Loss

Today TaxMama® hears from Pierre in the TaxQuips Forum, with this issue. “In 2012, an S-Corp had an employee who stole cash from them through the inventory and sales. They own a NAPA Auto Parts store. They have camera tapes on him and have reported the theft to NAPA. They did not report the theft […]

Overpaid Life Insurance

Today TaxMama® hears from Kresha in the TaxQuips Forum, with this problem.  “My friend received a 1099-Misc for money from a life insurance company. They said they overpaid her when her husband died, but didn’t supply any proof; nor did she send any money back to them. Now she has received a 1099-Misc – box […]

Life Insurance

Today TaxMama® hears from Hernandez in the TaxQuips Forum with good question. “I am one of two partners in a architecture service partnership. We are considering using life insurance, specifically whole life, as a way to save excess cash and lower our taxes. Are payments for insurance considered business expenses for a partnership? What is […]

Depression Mentality

Today TaxMama hears from Helen in Texas with this concern. “Can I take my 401(k) investment money out of bank investments and put into a credit union without paying taxes? If so how do I go about doing this? Besides, aren’t credit unions safer? “ Dear Helen, Your first question is easy. If your 401(k) […]

FDIC Limits

Today TaxMama hears from Bud in Tennessee who tells us: “My wife had a CD in an online bank that exceeded the FDIC guaranteed amount. The Internet bank went into receivership and my wife lost the amount that exceeded the FDIC limit. What are the tax implications as far as the loss and what schedules […]