Tag Archives: Iowa

IRS Has $1 Billion for People Who Have Not Filed a 2008 Income Tax Return

IRS YouTube Videos: Haven’t Filed a Tax Return in Years?:English | Spanish | ASL IR-2012-26, Feb. 23, 2012 WASHINGTON — Refunds totaling more than $1 billion may be waiting for one million people who did not file a federal income tax return for 2008, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. However, to collect the money, […]

Help the US Deficit – Don’t Ever File Your 2007 Tax Return!

Video: How to Request a Copy Your Tax Return: English IRS Has $1.1 Billion for People Who Have Not Filed a 2007 Income Tax Return WASHINGTON — Refunds totaling more than $1.1 billion may be waiting for nearly 1.1 million people who did not file a federal income tax return for 2007, the Internal Revenue […]

Just in time for Valentine’s Day – Taxes for Partners!

Partners’ Filing Status Varies Federal to State, and State to State Courtesy of CCH – This article is SO important for all domestic partners to read! (RIVERWOODS, ILL., February 11, 2011) – Whether opposite-sex or same-sex marriage, civil union or domestic partnership, your relationship can have tax consequences, according to CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business […]

Tax Holidays Coming Up

Today TaxMama wants to tell you about the upcoming tax holidays in your neck of the woods.

Professional Athletes

Today TaxMama hears from Kandi in Iowa, who asks, “Would a professional bodybuilder be allowed to deduct expenses associated with training/contest preparation? I was told they can deduct traveling expense and contest entry fees directly related to competition. What about supplements, training, posing suits, tanning and other miscellaneous expenses incurred to prepare for competition?”

New Law Encourages Cash Donations for Midwest Disaster Relief

IR-2008-133, Nov. 25, 2008 WASHINGTON –– Taxpayers who make qualifying cash contributions for disaster relief efforts in the Midwest could benefit from a recently passed law that suspends the percentage-of-income limits that would normally apply when taxpayers deduct the contributions on their 2008 federal tax returns. Under the Heartland Disaster Tax Relief Act, an individual […]

30 Year old Basis

Today we hear from Joe in Iowa who tells us. “We have lived in our house for over 30 yrs. In April 2007 we began renting part (20%) of our home to a friend. How do I determine the basis of the rental portion (20%) of our home?”

EA Exam Review Courses and CPA Courses

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New LLC

Today TaxMama hears from Phyllis in Iowa, who tells us: “I started a small business out of my home in October of 2005. In February of 2006 I made the business into an Limited Liability Company (LLC) with a partner. Do I need to file separate income taxes on myself and the business? If so […]

IRS Collections Agencies

Today TaxMama hears from Brent Clanton on the BizRadio Network in Texas, who wants to know about the new program IRS has instituted, contracting out collections services to private collections agencies. [Note: We will be adding the audio once we get the feed from the BizRadio Network later today.]