Tag Archives: life insurance policy

Life Insurance

Today TaxMama® hears from Hernandez in the TaxQuips Forum with good question. “I am one of two partners in a architecture service partnership. We are considering using life insurance, specifically whole life, as a way to save excess cash and lower our taxes. Are payments for insurance considered business expenses for a partnership? What is […]

Long Term Care Insurance

Today TaxMama® hears from Connie in the TaxQuips Forum with an excellent question. “I have a long term care insurance policy that I took out last year. This insurance is to cover you if you are put in a nursing home or other type of care facility; it is not long term disability insurance. I […]

Loss on Surrender

Today TaxMama hears from Karla in the TaxQuips Forum, with this question.  “Is the loss on surrender of life insurance deductible on 1040?”

What income is taxable? Nontaxable?

Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service TT-2008-30 Generally, most income you receive is taxable. But there are some situations when certain types of income are partially taxed or not taxed at all. A comprehensive list is available in IRS Publication 525, Taxable and Nontaxable Income. Some common examples of items that are not included in […]

Lamer Disclaimer

Today TaxMama hears from Dan in Richmond, VA has this story to tell, “My mother just inherited $250,000 her brother. Her brother was married to Linda. Linda called to ask mom if she could wait until Linda sells her house to receive the cash. Linda doesn’t plan to sell her house for a few years. […]