Legal Guides for Tax
Written by attorney Kristi Wells, over 1 year ago. STAFF PICK
People who are newly divorced or legally separated need to be aware of the possible changes in tax law that may take place with respect to their tax filings in the coming year. Here are... more
Written by attorney Dhenu Savla, over 1 year ago. STAFF PICK
There are a number of misconceptions around taxes. Most people do not realize that they have any importance for immigration purposes. They might be in for a surprise when it comes to an RFE... more
Written by attorney Thomas Geygan, almost 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
Many people ask the question, "Are income taxes dischargeable in bankruptcy?" The answer is yes, in limited circumstances. This guide covers what these circumstances are, which kinds of... more
Written by attorney Andrew Myers, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Charitable Contributions Any legitimate charitable donation made before Dec. 31 is a deduction for this year. Always get a receipt. At the very least you should have a bank record or... more
Written by attorney Laurie Steiner, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Decide what and how much you want to gift. Decide what asset you may want to gift. You can gift cash, stock, a car, a house or a life insurance policy. Pretty much anything you own can... more
Written by attorney Robert Olson, over 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
Consequences to Not Observing Corporate Formalities - Loss of Tax Deductions and Limited Liability Businesses incorporate for two main reasons: tax benefits and limited liability. However,... more
Written by attorney Bruce Givner, over 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
What Is a QPRT? A QPRT is an irrevocable trust to which you transfer your residence. The QPRT lasts for a fixed number of years. You retain the right to live in the residence for that... more
Written by attorney Evan Koslow, 22 days ago.
Divorce and custody matters and the effect on filing taxes What authority does the Court have regarding how the parties are to file taxes when they are separated (but still married)? The... more
Written by attorney Howard M Lewis, about 2 years ago.
Subject to the two percent benchmark for miscellaneous expenses, you get to deduct fees that cover tax research and advice on such items as property transfers and dependency exemptions for... more
Written by attorney Tina Tran, 9 months ago.
Preparing tax returns in any given year is a difficult. For those who are contemplating, in the midst of, or just recently divorced, the difficulties of tax season pose an even greater... more