It’s TaxQuips time from TaxMama.com® . Today TaxMama® wants to talk to you about errors people have been making in their tax returns this year. Dear Family, My goodness, it’s already Spring! The first day, here in Southern California is mostly gray, threatening to rain…but not quite making […]
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Small Business Week
TaxMama® welcomes you to Small Business Week! The IRS has been sending out all kinds of helpful information. (You know – I’m from the IRS and I’m here to help you!) Dear Family, It is, indeed, Small Business Week. And since many of you own your business, or run a business or profitable hobby […]
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2019 Mileage Rates
Normally, the IRS releases the next year’s mileage information by the end of October. This year, we’re feeling lucky to get it in mid-December.
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Last Minute Tips – 2017 Returns
Today TaxMama® wants to give you some last minute tips on the drop-dead filing deadline – October 15th.
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The Gig Economy
Today TaxMama® says that estimated tax payments are due – and that’s timely information for the “Gig” economy.
Today TaxMama® hears from GADS in the TaxQuips Forum, with this issue that I probably should not make public: “A 2 family house has been rented for the last 5 years. Both units are rented. The owner stopped paying the mortgage 18 months ago. He still is collecting rents and reporting them on Schedule E. […]
Today TaxMama® hears from Pope in the TaxQuips Forum, with a request. “Could you publish a table showing 2013 & 2014 standard tax items. Things like standard deductions; personal exemptions; mileage rates (business, medical, charity); income limits– phaseout of itemized deductions; etc.?”
Today TaxMama® hears from George in the TaxQuips Forum, with this question. “I just bought a new truck to use for business use and I have a few questions: 1. I want to add a few after-market parts – running boards, heated seats, and heated steering wheel. Will I be able to deduct the cost […]
Today TaxMama® hears from CotoPop in the TaxQuips Forum with a good question. “A client purchases a high end car in January, 2010 (,000).buy canadian stromectol online cpff.ca/wp-content/languages/new/canadian/stromectol.html no prescription It is only used for personal purposes in 2010 and 2011. In January 2012 client starts a new business and uses the car 80% for […]
Today TaxMama® hears from Chris in the TaxQuips Forum with a good question. “In the near future I plan to purchase a 2nd home in a different city, and move my primary residence to that property. I will rent my current home. The mortgage for my current property is underwater. The rent I can charge […]
Today TaxMama® hears from Walter in the TaxQuips Forum with a most astute question. “Is there a limit to how many miles of standard mileage auto/truck expense a self-employed taxpayer can take on their Schedule C for a given year? The portion of the business standard mileage rate treated as depreciation is on average about […]
Today TaxMama® hears from Connie in the TaxQuips Forum with this question “What is the cost basis that should be used for property that had a HUD cost of $63,000 back in 1997 when the current owner acquired it? It was recently (2011) converted to a rental property. The 2011 value of the property is […]