I'm still not 100% confident in what the answer to this question is.
From the Archives: Win a Home on TV, Find a Tax Collector in the Attic (the Tax Consequences of Winning a Home in a Giveaway, Part 1)
This post from January of 2012 is about the tax consequences of winning the HGTV "Dream Home" giveaway.
It's a holiday week, so I'm re-publishing popular blog posts from the past. New material resumes next Tuesday the 10th. This post from almost exactly 2 years ago features me going on an editorial rant about the IRS's "Directory of Federal Tax Return Preparers with Credentials and Select Qualifications." Looking at this again with 2 years [...]
It's a holiday week so I'm re-posting popular blog posts from the past. This post from August 2013 is the next-to-last in a series of posts about a client of mine who spent more than 2 years -- or 850 days, or 2 years, 3 months, 28 days -- battling the IRS after her deceased husband's identity [...]
Taxpayers can take a tuition and fees deduction on Iowa tax returns — but only if they took the tuition and fees deduction on their federal return.