It's the final day of my 12 Days of Charitable Giving for 2017. Readers have suggested deserving charities over the past few weeks, and I’ve been posting one a day for – well, 12 days (I’m clever that way). Today's charity is the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.
It's the eighth day of my 12 Days of Charitable Giving for 2017. Readers have suggested deserving charities over the past few weeks, and I’ll be posting one a day for – well, 12 days (I’m clever that way). Today's charity is HAVEN.
Congress has passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) and President Trump is expected to sign the bill in the near future. The TCJA is the most significant piece of tax legislation in the last 30 years, and it makes substantial changes to the taxation of international transactions. Show More Summary
It's the third day of my 12 Days of Charitable Giving for 2017. Readers have suggested deserving charities over the past few weeks, and I’ll be posting one a day for – well, 12 days (I’m clever that way). Today's charity is Helen Keller International.
Americans are increasingly turning to the side hustle - but not necessarily reporting the extra cash to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Here's what you need to know.
Readers know that I watch television court shows in search of good tax stories. They know this because they’ve seen a long parade of commentaries on those shows, starting with Judge Judy and Tax Law, and continuing with Judge Judy and...Show More Summary
Five years ago, I wasn’t seeing as many television court shows as I do now, in part because I was teaching full-time. So I’ve certainly seen far fewer episodes than have been produced and aired. The several hundred that I have seen have...Show More Summary
A reader has added another television court show episode to the list of those on which I cannot help but comment. The list is getting longer, and includes posts such as Judge Judy and Tax Law, Judge Judy and Tax Law Part II, TV Judge...Show More Summary
There is such a flood of television court shows that there is no way I get to see all of them. Fortunately, a reader passed along a link to an episode that I had missed, and of course, it involved taxes. Readers of MauledAgain know that...Show More Summary
Cyber attacks are common now, and while most people won't pay ransom, some do. In bitcoin or in cash, how can you claim ransom on your taxes?
Readers of this blog know that I watch television court shows, not only because of my interest in law generally, but because from time to time tax issues pop up in the cases. Over the years, these shows have provided material for posts...Show More Summary
Those pesky phone calls advising that you might owe taxes could be legit. A new law which goes into effect this year directs the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to hand over some unpaid tax bills to private agencies for collections.
With the beginning of summer just around the corner, chances are that you're not thinking about your 2017 taxes - but you should be. Here are seven things you can do right now to save on taxes for next season.
Is hacker ransom tax deductible? As a theft loss or business expense, it should be.
Just one day after the House of Representatives voted 217-213 to repeal Obamacare and replace it with a health care bill of their own, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett came out swinging against the plan.
Taxes are everywhere, and that includes the Star Wars universe. In Episode I: The Phantom Menace, the opening crawl brings up taxes almost immediately: Turmoil has engulfed the Galactic Republic. The taxation of trade routes to outlying star systems is in dispute. Show More Summary
Licked. Larry Bird’s basketball career has been remarkable. As a player in high school, college and the NBA, he was an […]
It's Taxes From A to Z (2017)! Y is for Your Rights As A Taxpayer.
The House has pulled the vote on the American Health Care Act, or "Trumpcare" after it became clear the bill did not have enough support to pass.
Ah, youth. The excitement. The energy. The illusion of immortality. The first-ever filing of a tax return. Boom. Taxes often are the first indication of young adulthood. And apparently it's a grown-up responsibility that many millennials are turning over to other grownups, specifically their parents. Show More Summary