Tag Archives: Florida

Inherited Farm

Today TaxMama hears from Gloria in Florida who wants to know. “My daughter inherited a small farm from her father last year and wants to sell it. What would her tax liability be?”

Gift and an Exemption

Today we hear from Tracy in Florida who’s quite unclear. (Every once in a while, I like to show you an unedited question. See if you can figure out what she is asking.) “If you make $65,000 and you have a gift receipt for $90,000 (something you gave, not you were given) claim one dependent, […]

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His and Her Homes

Today TaxMama hears from Rhonda in Florida with this dilemma. “I purchased a condo in Florida in 1996. It was my primary residence for about 5 years. Then I got married, moved in to my husband’s condo and rented mine out. It was a rental property for the past 5 years. Since I originally purchased […]

Centsible Observations

1) When I die, I want to die like my grandfather—who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like all the passengers in his car.” —Author Unknown 2) Advice for the day: If you have a lot of tension and you get a headache, do what it says on the aspirin bottle: “Take two aspirin” […]

Advertising On Your Car

Today TaxMama hears from Natasha in Florida who has a great idea. “Do you know if there are any tax benefits for using your vehicle as advertising? We may purchase a hybrid for our sales related business and plan on wrapping the entire car in our logo etc. “

Preparing False Return is Tax Crime Even if Not Sent

By David & Mary Mellem, EAs The issue is whether a tax practitioner can be convicted under §7206(2) for preparing a fraudulent return and presenting it to the taxpayer with the expectation that the taxpayer will file the return or whether the return has to be presented to IRS for processing in order for the […]

Why our country is in trouble!

A Washington, DC, airport ticket agent offers some examples of why our country is in trouble! 1. I had a New Hampshire Congresswoman ask for an aisle seat so that her hair wouldn’t get messed up by being near the window. (On an airplane!) 2. I got a call from a candidate’s staffer, who wanted […]

Mobile Home Rent

Today TaxMama hears from Angie in the Tax Parlor who says, “I purchased a manufactured home last year. Is the rent I’m paying on the land deductible in any way? I use Turbo Tax since it is more affordable for me and I don’t see this any where in there.” Hi Angie, Nope. Not a […]

Ads on Cars

Today TaxMama hears from Don in Florida with a question you’ll like, “ if I have signs made for my car or boat that are physically placed on the vehicles, is just the cost of the sign deductible? Or can you make 100% of your miles/vehicle usage deductible as business miles, since your car/boat is […]

Tax Preparation Fees

Today TaxMama hears from Peter in Florida who wants to know, “I am self employed, a sole proprietor running a one person business. Are my income tax preparation costs personal expenses? Or may I record them as business expenses?”

IRS Keeps Refunds

Today TaxMama hears from Lupe in Florida, who tells us. “My sister has not received her tax refund in 2 years. The IRS now owes her $5,000. She has placed many calls to the IRS and continues to get the run around. She was finally referred to theTaxpayers Advocate by the IRS. She spoke with […]