Tag Archives: Judge

8 QUESTIONS THAT SHOULD BE DISCUSSED BETWEEN PARENTS AND THEIR ADULT CHILDREN

By Sally A. Dalton, EA in Orgeon, Ohio Mom & dad getting older? It’s not easy to discuss your parents’ wishes for the future, but it may be one of the most important talks you’ll ever have. 1.Who are your doctors? In the event of a medical crisis, you should know who their doctors, therapists, […]

Chapter 13 Tax Discharges

Today TaxMama hears from Mark in Arkansas, who wants to know, “I have filed a Bankruptcy Chapter 13 repayment plan. Can I have my taxes dismissed in a “tax bankruptcy” even if they’re already in included my Chapter 13 filing?” Dear Mark, Chapter 13 bankruptcy is like a personal re-organization. You get to reduce some […]

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 […]

Credit Card Debt

Today TaxMama hears from Ken in the Tax Parlor with this tale of woe. “I received a 1099-C in 2005 and included it on my tax return. The credit card company has since taken me to Arbitration and my defense is that I have already paid taxes on this debt. Is there some publication that […]

Divorce Payments

Today TaxMama hears from Gary in Missouri, who tells us “I am a retired military man and the judge gave my ex-wife one half of my retirement check…actually, I lose 55%, including child support. Is any of that deductible from my taxes?”

Copy of Ex’s Return

Today TaxMama hears from Mary in Indiana who has these concerns. “I am going through a divorce. How can I get a copy of my husband’s tax return? Also he has not filed since 1989, how far can the IRS go back?”

Retirement Refund

Today TaxMama hears from Gordon in Maryland who tells us, “I have a problem with a 401K distribution that I rolled over to an IRA in March of 2004. I had this 401K with a previous employer and left the money in the account after I terminated employment with the company. When I saw a […]

Stubborn Employer

Today TaxMama hears from Gary from the Internet has this problem, “My former employer who refuses to correct my W2 for 2005—the withholding for FICA and Medicare are not at the correct percentages. They made a change in the 403b and had to adjust the taxable wages for FICA and Medicare wages. Since I was […]

Innocent Spouse v Ex-Spouse

Today TaxMama hears from Betty in Ridgland, MS, who’s upset. “My ex-husband owes me back child support and his present wife has filed a tax relief form called “injured spouse”. If I receive this check for my back child support and she is granted this “relief”, where do I stand on getting my back child […]