It’s a holiday week so I am re-publishing popular posts from the past. This post deals with whether or not a college professor can take the $250 deduction for educator expenses. One update to the last sentence, on the part about the professor instead taking a miscellaneous itemized deduction — “tax reform” has taken away […]
Time once again to recap the 5 most-popular blog posts on my website for 2018. #5: Do I Have to File a Tax Return After I Turn 72? (Last year: #2) An enduring favorite, first published nearly 7 years ago, about a myth that circulates around the internet that once you reach a magic age […]
Normally the term “filed” means “postmarked.” But this is not the case with amendments.
Married filing separately is not the same thing as filing as single.
Since it’s a holiday week, I’m re-posting popular stories from the past. This one, from 2012, talks about adjunct professors and mileage deductions.
It’s a holiday week so I’m re-publishing popular blog posts from the past. This post from 2015 talks about dealing with franchise fees. —– Originally published February 16, 2015 Scenario: client is a sole proprietor. They enter into a small ($5,000), 5-year franchise agreement. The client is paying the $5,000 over a 24-month period. The […]
From the Archives: You Can’t Rent Out the Dream Home, But What if You Could? Part 5 of the HGTV Series
This is part 5 out of 6 disjointed, strange posts in 2012 about what would happen (tax-wise) if someone won the HGTV “Dream Home.” As you’ll see when you read it, it was hard to follow, but it remains popular almost 6 years later.
It’s time to look back at the most-popular posts on this site in 2017.
It’s a holiday week, so I’m re-publishing popular blog posts from the past. Just like Monday’s “From the Archives,” this one from last September is about college professors and their work-related expenses. —– Originally published September 26, 2016 College professors may be entitled to certain deductions on their tax returns for classroom books and supplies, and books […]
Can an adjunct professor take the $250 front-side deduction for teacher supplies. Short answer: no.