Here are the top-5 most-popular posts on this blog in 2016. The runaway winner, for the third year in a row, is the story about insolvency and cancelled debt. ----- #5: Take the Money and Run? The Tax Consequences of Winning a Home in a Giveaway, Part 2 In 2012 I wrote a series of posts [...]
I was apparently in an angry, bitter mood when I wrote this one back in 2013 about the lack of respect EAs get. The post is certainly a righteous rant!
Image courtesy of Pixabay.com College professors may be entitled to certain deductions on their tax returns for classroom books and supplies, and books and other materials which further their academic research. But what about maintaining books and other materials for “general knowledge”? A recent case before the U.S. Tax Court gives us the answer. Background A [...]
The Iowa Society of Enrolled Agents is putting on its second annual fall seminar. Dates are Tuesday, October 25, and Wednesday, October 26, at the Drury Inn in West Des Moines. Here are the topics: Day 1 History of Marriage and Taxes -- I'll be presenting this topic, based on my research into the history of [...]