Tax Talk

Understanding gambling winnings and losses

Taxes

You just won a jackpot on a slot machine! But before getting too excited let’s take a look at the tax consequences. Until Congress approves the changes proposed by the IRS regarding lowering...

Tax Talk

Understanding gambling winnings and losses

You just won a jackpot on a slot machine! But before getting too excited let’s take a look at the tax consequences. Until Congress approves the changes...


Tax Talk

Taxpayer customer service frustrations continue

If taxpayers have tried to get ahold of the IRS lately, they are coming up against long wait times or even what is called “courtesy disconnects.” This...


Tax Talk

One IRS scammer caught, many more still active

Last year I wrote an article regarding an increase in a phone scam that was hitting taxpayers across the nation. In this phone scam, individuals were threatened...


Business

Temporary job assignment vs. indefinite assignment

There are job expenses that can be deducted for job assignments that are temporary assignments that take the taxpayer away from the taxpayer’s home. However,...

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