Tag Archives: insurance reimbursement

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 […]

Ouch!

Today TaxMama hears from Seth in the TaxQuips Forum who is recovering. “I had an accident where I sustained multiple fractures (pelvis, ribs, and wrist).  My medical insurance will pay 80% of my bills, which is great.  In addition, I have personal accident insurance.  There is a dollar amount associated with each type of fracture […]

Casualty Loss

Today TaxMama hears from Jackie in Virginia who tells us, “We had some water damage on our rental property and the insurance company paid for the repairs. Is the insurance payment for the repairs considered income?”

Mudslide

Today we hear from Don in Idaho who’d like to know, “Are the expenses paid out to repair damage caused by a mudslide deductible? The repairs include fixing the damage to the house, yard and the cost of a massive retaining wall to prevent a like event from recurring.”

Generous Loan Unpaid

Today TaxMama hears from Ginger in San Leandro, CA, who tells us “We sold a $12,000.00 motorcycle to a friend. He was making $260.00 a month payments for 72 months. He moved to AZ and got into a wreck with the bike and the bike was totaled. Because he only paid 4 months out of […]

Wilma Assessment Be Deductible

Today TaxMama hears from the Mike in Florida, who tells us, “We received an assessment from our condo association. This assessment was to repair damage caused by hurricane Wilma when it hit Florida. Can we report this assessment as a casualty loss on our tax return? If we can, what schedules should we use to […]