Courtesy of IRS Even though you may be on vacation, the IRS is always at work thinking about taxes! August and the “Dog Days of Summer” are upon us. Taxes are probably the furthest thing from your mind. But now, months before the end of the year and the start of tax season, is a […]
Today TaxMama hears from Steven in NJ who is totally bewildered by a friend’s behavior. Here’s the long story. “My friend has about half a million dollars in an IRA account. He took a distribution of $50K from the account and told the bank it was a rollover. Before the 60-day rollover deadline, he sent […]
Today TaxMama hears from Eric Smith, from the IRS. He tells us that certain taxpayers are still eligible to make contributions to their 2006 IRA accounts, and maybe even earlier years. How is this possible?
Today TaxMama hears from Harry in Pennsylvania, who tells us, “I withdrew money from an IRA which used to be an employer annuity, but became an IRA when I left them. I am over 55 and separated from service. Does exception 2, separation from service, apply to distributions from an IRA? Since I am under […]
Today TaxMama helps Dave in Rochester, IL who is freaked about an audit “My mother died in 2003. She left about $35,000 to me to help send my 3 kids to college. I set up 3 custodial funds with evenly divided funds. My 2003 tax return is now being audited by the IRS. (Like I […]