Tag Archives: son-in-law

Ask TaxMama Issue 634 – Happy St Patty Weekend

Dear Family, Out here in the Valley, the day looks dark and gloomy. That in-between time, when the world is trying to decide whether or not to rain. The birds and squirrels seem to love it. Lots of fluttering around  (birds) and frolicking (squirrels).  Rick just called and said he’s taken a busload of children […]

Converting LLC to QJV

Today TaxMama® hears from Gary in the TaxQuips Forum with this tale. “During 2011 my wife and son-in-law formed an LLC in the State of Indiana. During 2011, no income was received, and only expenses were incurred as part of the start-up. Last week our son-in-law decided that he no longer is interested in being […]

Computers for College

Today TaxMama hears from Linda in Kentucky with a reasonable question. “My son-in-law had on-line college classes that required him to have internet services and a computer. Do these count towards the tax credits? Also, how would he go about getting the books, supplies, gas, etc. credited?” Dear Linda, In a very odd and inconsistent […]

How Business is Done & Sales Are Made

Father: I want you to marry a girl of my choice.. Son: “I will choose my own bride!” Father: “But the girl is Bill Gates’s daughter.” Son: “Well, in that case…OK” Next Day Father approaches Bill Gates. Father: “I have a husband for your daughter.” Bill Gates: “But my daughter is too young to marry!” […]

Income Averaging – or Your Ticket to the Past

Today TaxMama hears from June in California who asks. “My son-in-law suggested that I use income averaging to offset high income tax for 2007 resulting from circumstances beyond my control. Is that possible?”