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From the Archives: Beware of the Deadlines on Amended Tax Returns

By | November 21st, 2018|Categories: From the Archives|Tags: , |

Normally the term “filed” means “postmarked.” But this is not the case with amendments.

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Beware of the Deadlines on Amended Tax Returns

By | March 30th, 2016|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , |

Deadlines are always important in the tax world, but sometimes the definitions of what a "deadline" is varies from one situation to the next. Such is the case with amended tax returns.

How to Fix a Schedule C Filed In the Wrong Spouse’s Name

By | February 25th, 2016|Categories: Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , , |

How to fix a Schedule C filed in the wrong spouse's name.

Same-Sex Marriage and Amending Prior-Year Returns

By | June 11th, 2014|Categories: Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes|Tags: , |

On Monday I wrote about a real scenario I have encountered, regarding adoption credit carryforwards. I asked three questions in that post and only answered two of them. The third question was: if Angie (the fictional character I used in my example) amends her 2012 return, would she have to file that amended return as a [...]

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Will Same-Sex Married Couples Be Required to Amend?

By | August 29th, 2013|Categories: Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes|Tags: , |

In my practice, two-thirds of my clients in same-sex marriages will actually owe more in taxes by filing as married. So the question comes up often of, will couples in that situation -- who properly filed their taxes as unmarried in the past and who benefited from doing so -- be REQUIRED to amend those prior [...]