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How Do I List My Stepdaughter? My Husband Pays...
Hey Dave, What do I do with a stepdaughter who doesn't live with us? She is in college, but even when she is not at college she lives with her mom. How do I list that? My husband pays child support. I don't remember what we...
My Boss Lets Me Work from Home. Can I Write Off...
Hey Dave, I am a policy and procedure writer for a Fortune 500 company. Due to my long commute, my boss lets me work from home one day a week. Can I write off my home office? Gail Gail, I am happy to hear that you have...
Hey Dave, Where’s My Refund?
Hey Dave, How long does it take to get my refund if I e-filed my taxes? It seems like I should have received it by now. Charla Charla, The IRS has indicated that due to budget cuts it may take longer this year to issue...
Ladies and Gentleman: Crowdfunding Can be Income
Crowdfunding is becoming an increasingly popular way to raise funds for businesses, charities and individuals. Crowdfunding occurs when someone asks others − usually via an internet platform such as Kickstarter, GoFundMe, or...
What Records Do You Need to Claim a Vehicle...
Hey Dave I do not a get car allowance for my job in media sales. I do not log a report of my driving but typically I average 20k miles a year due to all the driving to multiple appointments daily for work. I claim 15k of those...
I Filed My Return Without Reporting All of My...
Hey Dave, I filed my tax return, and then a W-2 came in the mail for a job I worked earlier this year that I had forgotten about. How do I file this? Harold Harold If you’ve already filed your return and did not include...
What are the Tax Implications of Buying and...
Hey Dave, I am considering buying Gold Bullion. I am 68 and do not plan on using an IRA of any kind for this. What are the tax implications of buying gold or other precious metal bullion and "selling" the bullion at a...
Hey Dave, Do I Have to Pay the AMT?
Hey Dave, Is there a threshold as to when a married couple filing jointly would fall under the AMT? Alejandro Alejandro, Good question, but there is not a threshold, per se. AMT, or Alternative Minimum Tax, is really an...
Who Pays the Gift Tax on Large Cash Gifts?
Hey Dave, I’ve never been married, and I have no children. I’ve been successful in my career and I have a lot of money saved. This year I want to give my six nieces and nephews $20,000 each for Christmas. But before I do, I...
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