Tag Archives: Georgia

Deadline Extensions for Combatants and Disaster Areas

IRS spokesman Eric Smith reminds us that deadline extensions provided to disaster-area taxpayers and those serving in Iraq, Afghanistan and other combat-zone localities also give those affected more time to put money into an IRA. [note: You will find the links in the Resource Box below] Filing and payment extensions, granted by the IRS in […]

Payment Options Available for Those Who Can’t Pay in Full

Courtesy of IRS – IR-2008-56 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who owe but can’t pay in full that several options are available to help them meet their tax obligations and save money by the April 15 filing deadline. Taxpayers should file their return on time, pay as much as they can with […]

Hurricane Victims

New Guidance for 2005 Gulf Hurricane Victims (See Resource Box for live links) Information has been added to IRS.gov for Hurricane Katrina, Rita and Wilma victims who claimed casualty and theft losses on their individual income tax returns and are now handling reimbursements received in tax years after the loss occurred. Town hall meetings are […]

Foreclosure

Today TaxMama hears from Sasha in Georgia who tells us. “In 2007, I had a foreclosure on my condo in April. In August I filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. I received my discharge in December. This year, I received a form 1099-A from my mortgage company. I’m not sure if I have to declare this […]

Love Across State Lines

Today TaxMama hears from Mary in Georgia who tells us, “I live and work in Georgia. My spouse lives and works in New York. We will file a federal return together. But do we file state returns together? Do I pay NY state tax on my GA income; and does he pay GA tax on […]

Military COBRA

Today we hear from Liz in Georgia who asks, “Is it true that the U.S. Military does not have to follow the 36 month COBRA rules in a divorce? My brother in law tells me that when his divorce is final, his wife will not get COBRA for 36 months – that her benefits will […]

Depreciation Catch-Up

Today, TaxMama hears from Susan in Georgia, who tells us, “I am in the process of selling a rental property. The question that I have is in regards to depreciation. I did not depreciate the property. Big mistake, I know. In my capital gains calculation, I understand that I have to account for the depreciation […]

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Office in Home

Today TaxMama hears from Brian in Georgia wants to know. “I work out of my home office in Georgia for a company headquartered in Virginia. Can I write off my home office as a home office work place and deduct part of my home etc.? Or would that only count if I had my own […]