Accounting and Tax Services for Small Businesses and Individuals in the Des Moines, Iowa Area and Beyond
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 was stolen. The whole [...]
The Dinesen Tax Times
Many of the business clients I work with are [...]
When a taxpayer receives a refund of state income taxes, and the taxpayer took a deduction on their federal tax return, and some of the payments made to the state were estimated payments that may have been made in a different calendar year ... well, it can require some math to determine the taxable refund and the deductible portion of the estimated payment.
I'm always confused when an unethical client bothers seeking out the help of a licensed professional.
Can a non-resident take the deduction for health insurance premiums on their non-resident Iowa tax return? Yes.
Today I want to answer a basic question: it’s almost always better for married couples to file as married filing separately instead of married filing jointly on their Iowa return. Why?