Tag Archives: machinery

He Bought the Farm

Today TaxMama hears from Barb in the TaxQuips Forum with a simple question.  “The farmer is selling his farm, and everything on it, to his son for $1.  The basis of the farm and the machinery is approx $100,000 and FMV approx $510,000. How do I file their Form 4797?

What kind of records should I keep?

Courtesy of the IRS [TaxMama note: This is one of the top questions businesses should be asking, but rarely do!] You may choose any recordkeeping system suited to your business that clearly shows your income and expenses. Except in a few cases, the law does not require any special kind of records. However, the business […]