News Courtesy of Spidell Publishing: Governor signs two important tax bills (09-24-18) Governor Brown has signed AB 2503, which makes a domestic corporation and a limited liability company subject to voluntary or involuntary administrative dissolution or administrative cancellation if: The entity either never did business or filed returns/paid tax when it was operating and has no […]
Today TaxMama® wants to talk about the upcoming tax filing deadline on September 15th for calendar year entities. Returns that are due include partnerships, corporations – C & S, certain estates and trusts. It’s important to know what to get ready for your tax pro or you.
Today TaxMama® hears from Ben in the TaxQuips Forum, with a question that raises another common issue. Let me summarize the issue. “Quite often when two people become partners, one of them ends up doing more work for the business than the other. How can you split the partnership income so each person still gets […]
Today TaxMama® hears from Jeb in the TaxQuips Forum, with a long, complicated issue. Let me summarize. “We want to close down our 3-member LLC, but there are outstanding issues. The CPA says we all need to file extensions, but one member has a big refund and wants it now. What can we do?”
Today TaxMama® hears from Andrea in the TaxQuips Forum who needs help. “My husband and I are trying to set up a turnkey small business and need a virtual terminal to run credit card information. Because of our bad credit history we are being rejected with our current SSNs. Do you think if we were […]
Today TaxMama® hears from Lara in the TaxQuips Forum who is helping get a partnership out of trouble. As it happens, this seems to be the week for questions from tax pros about the penalties IRS imposes on late-filed partnership tax returns. So let’s talk about those.
Today TaxMama® hears from Jeff in the TaxQuips Forum who is becoming an investor. “Last year I invested in $20k a business & $5k this year. In return I have a 25% share of the LLC. I did not claim any of it on this year’s tax return. Can I? And how do I claim […]
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 […]
Today TaxMama® hears from Mary in the TaxQuips Forum who’s starting an adventure. “I just purchased your book ‘Small Business Taxes Made Easy’ on Nook. I am a big Dave Ramsey fan and am also reading his book ‘EntreLeadership‘. The reason I am reading books such as these is, because I started a new small […]
Today TaxMama hears from Bradley in the TaxQuips Forum with a business idea. “I’m thinking about starting a business like Groupon. My partners and I are planning on sharing the cost of the coupon with the company offering it. We want to know if we will be taxed on the full amount, or just […]
Today TaxMama hears from Toni in the TaxQuips Forum, who tells us. “I’m doing my own partnership taxes and am confused about entering information. In 2009, I bought, fixed up and sold 2 properties. [and Toni adds lots of details. ] I’m confused because I’ve added the gain twice from Form 4797. What am I […]