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My spouse is a foreign citizen who hasn't applied for an SSN and hasn't lived or worked in the United States. Which filing status do I use?
I lived six months in Massachusetts and six months in another state. My job for the entire year was in Massachusetts. How do I report my Massachusetts income?
If I'm self-employed, how do I create a W-2 for myself?
I moved to take a new job. I couldn't claim moving expenses on my **PreviousYear** return since I hadn't worked at my new position long enough. Can I deduct my moving expenses this year?
Why didn't my employer take any federal withholding taxes out of my paycheck?
If my employer didn't withhold any taxes, what do I need to file?
If I don't have receipts for clothing and furniture I donated, can I claim my donations?
Is a breast lift and augmentation a deductible medical expense?
Are inherited pensions taxable?
If I have an amount on my W-2, Box 12, what is it and is it added to my income?
Can I have my refund deposited into two different accounts if one of the accounts isn't mine?
If I did some home renovation projects, can I deduct the sales tax on the items I bought for the project?
If I have two Forms 1098 from two different companies for one mortgage, do I need to report both?
Why wouldn't my IRA distribution be reported as income?
How should I file an extension for my partnership LLC?
Can I deduct professional membership dues?
My husband was divorced in early **CurrentYear**, and we married in late **CurrentYear**. Can we file jointly for **CurrentYear**?
Can I deduct the cost of tax-preparation software?
If a business were to operate without paying taxes, what possible IRS penalties would it face?
I'm a disabled and unemployable military veteran. I received Forms 1099 from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and from USAA. However, I didn't receive a 1099 from the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). What should I do?
Can I deduct a loss on the sale of my main home?
If I received a W-2 and a 1099 from my company, where do I report my 1099 income?
I underwent treatment for cancer and diabetes. Can I deduct the cost of over-the-counter medicine related to treatment?
I lost everything due to a natural disaster in a presidentially declared disaster area. What deductions can I claim?
If I don't have a bank record of my donations, can I deduct cash donations to charities?
Can I claim expired stock options as a loss?
If I report 1099 self-employment income, how do I report my expenses?
Can I deduct expenses for IVF?
I'm married with my own business. Should I file jointly with my husband for our personal income and file a separate return for my business?
We lived in our RV and volunteered throughout the United States. Can we deduct mileage, depreciation, and the propane we used to heat the RV?
What do the boxes and codes on the W-2 mean?
How long do I have to be in school to be considered a student for the education credits?
If I received too much in unemployment benefits and have to repay the overpayment, do I have to claim my unemployment?
Can I claim the gas I bought as a deduction?
Does my federal Form 8379 apply to my state return as well?
If our adoption attempt failed, can we claim legal fees and other expenses?
If I sold some employee stock shares through an online brokerage and taxes were taken out at the time of the sale, how do I report this?
Do I have to indicate inherited shares versus various long-term shares in date acquired?
Can I claim an undocumented person as a dependent?
What's the maximum income I can have and still deduct student loan interest?
If I receive Social Security disability payments, can I deduct medical expenses, including mileage?
What's my cost basis if I exercised my company stock options?
My partner and I bought a house together. We're not married, so how do we split the home mortgage interest deduction?
How do I file for a Massachusetts extension?
How should my employer report designated Roth 401(k) contributions on my Form W-2?
Is my student loan deductible?
Can I claim a loss on a worthless stock option grant that I never exercised?
I overpaid my federal taxes this year and owe back taxes. Can I apply my refund to my estimated payments for next year, or will my refund be applied to my back taxes?
If my dependent earns income, does he need to file his own return?
Is depreciation on my residential rental property subject to the AMT depreciation adjustment?
I'm on active duty deployed overseas. My spouse lives with her family in Nebraska, so our mail is forwarded there. My state of record is New York, where I have military housing. Can I use the Nebraska address as our address on our joint return?
I lived in Indiana in **CurrentYear** but moved to Utah for a new job in **NextYear**. My new employer gave me a salary advance in late **CurrentYear**. Do I have to file a Utah return?
I bought and renovated a rental property that was assessed for taxes at a price lower than I paid for it. Can I depreciate based on my purchase price plus the cost of renovations?
I inherited an investment account. I used the funds to pay for my relative's cremation and legal fees. Then, I distributed the rest to his children and spouse. I didn't keep any of the funds for myself. Can I deduct the funeral costs?
Will reporting the information on my Form 1098-T increase my refund?
If I claimed dependents on my federal return, can I also claim them on my state return?
If my employer reimburses me for all my college expenses, can I claim an education credit for these expenses?
How do I report the Veterans Affairs (VA) death pension I receive?
If I have a balance due on my return and can't pay it, how do I set up a payment plan with the IRS?
My company withheld city taxes from my paycheck. However, the taxes withheld aren't on my W-2. How can I report my city taxes?
Do I have to report my tip income?
I found an error on my return, which I already filed. However, I haven't received my refund yet. Can I correct my return before I receive my refund?
Can I deduct travel expenses for managing a rental property?
I received a Form 1099-MISC but didn't pay quarterly estimated taxes during the year. Will I owe an underpayment penalty?
What's a capital gain or loss?
Can I claim a deduction for childcare if I don't have the childcare center's EIN?
I withdrew some IRA funds, but I redeposited only some of the money. How do I report these funds?
What are the requirements for claiming my parents as dependents?
Can I claim a family member who's not my child but who lives me as a nondependent for EIC purposes?
If I was supposed to pay quarterly taxes but didn't, what should I do?
My spouse changed her name when she became a U.S. citizen in **CurrentYear**. Since my spouse's last name doesn't match Social Security records, the IRS won't let me claim a personal exemption for her. How can I get her exemption on our return?
If I attend college part-time, what credits can I claim?
We bought a vehicle in **PreviousYear**, but we forgot to claim the sales tax on our **PreviousYear** return. Can we claim the tax on our **CurrentYear** return?
We put money down on a real estate deal and lost the money when the deal didn't go through. Can we deduct this as a loss?
I cashed out my teachers’ retirement account. Do the distribution I received and the **fdEarlyDistPenalty1** penalty I paid count as a withdrawal?
What are reciprocal wages?
If I withdrew my state retirement money to buy a farm and equipment, how do I report this?
How do I report a loss of money due to embezzlement?
If I was unemployed when I moved, can I deduct moving expenses?
What types of low-emission vehicle credits are available?
If it's more beneficial for my live-in partner to claim my children as dependents, can we do this?
After I file for an extension, how much time do I have to file my return?
My child married and moved out of my home in **CurrentYear**. She and her husband filed their taxes as married filing jointly. Can I still claim an exemption for her?
My husband pays out-of-pocket for his gas and cell phone and his employer reimburses him. Do we report these as both expenses and employer reimbursements?
Where do I report nonqualifying stock option sales?
If I used my Internet service for both business and personal purposes, can I deduct it?
If I list my business as "doing business as" (DBA), do I need to file additional forms?
When do I need to send my employees a Form 1099-MISC?
How do I decide which education credit to claim?
If online subscriptions to trade journals help me keep up-to-date in my profession, can I deduct them?
If I worked for cash and don't have any receipts for my expenses, what should I report?
If I'm older than 59 1/2, will I pay any penalties if I close my IRA accounts?
I'm the executor for an open estate. How should I file?
How do I deduct mileage?
If my spouse filed for bankruptcy, can I file Form 8379: Injured Spouse Allocation?
Can I apply all or part of my refund to my **NextYear** estimated taxes?
If I itemize, can I deduct my daughter's cheerleading expenses as hobby expenses?
How do I report a life insurance policy that matured?
If I'm self-employed, what receipts and records should I keep?
How do I report my eBay profits and expenses?
What are the AMT income thresholds?
My spouse is on military deployment. If we file an extension, when should we file it?
Do I include in my tuition expenses any veteran's / GI Bill benefits paid directly to me or my university?
I lived in Missouri all year but only worked there for part of the year. For the rest of the year, I worked in Kansas. Can I prorate the taxes I paid to Kansas?
The Air Force is paying the tuition for my child, who's on active duty. The university sent us a 1098-T. If I'm not paying the tuition, what should I do with the 1098-T?
If I'm getting a refund, why would I owe an underpayment penalty?
If I withdrew money from my Roth IRA that was less than my total contributions, are my withdrawals exempt from taxes?
If my spouse files separately and itemizes, can I file using the standard deduction?
My spouse is active-duty military in California, where we live. I'm part-time National Guard and don't work for the military otherwise. Do I qualify to exempt my taxes under the Military Spouses Residency Relief Act?
If I moved closer to my job, can I deduct my moving expenses?
I received a payout from my mother's 401(k) when she died. Is this income taxable to me?
If I made donations on numerous dates to a charity, what date should I enter if I group the donations?
Is Social Security disability income taxable?
Can I write off my entire tuition?
I withdrew money from my IRA for education expenses. How can I eliminate the penalty?
Can I report my LLC losses on my personal return?
I separated from my military spouse in December **CurrentYear**. What should my filing status be?
Why is pension income taxable but not eligible for the EIC?
Can I itemize legal expenses I paid in connection with filing Chapter 13?
If my W-2, box 1 shows $0, can I e-file?
If I have a babysitting or childcare business, what can I deduct?
If I attended a community college, do I qualify for education credits?
Are start-up expenses deductible?
If my child made $5,000 last year, does he have to file?
I received an incorrect Form 1099. The company that issued it is no longer in business. How do I get a corrected 1099?
How many dependents can I claim without the IRS red-flagging my return for an audit?
I received a credit to my foreign bank account. How do I report this?
When do I have to pay Social Security tax for my own business?
Who can I claim as a dependent?
Can I claim an education credit for my college room and board?
If I received a federal tax refund last year, do I have to report it as income this year?
I receive a foreign pension and don't have an employer identification number (EIN). How do I report my income?
Can I deduct my down payment on a home?
Can I deduct a special assessment my HOA imposes?
If my child attends a private kindergarten, can I claim the childcare credit?
If I claim more exemptions than I actually have on Form W-4, will it make a large difference in the taxes I owe?
What kinds of things can offset my refund?
How do I determine the useful life of a business asset?
Can I deduct the mileage and leasing charges for the dump truck I leased last year?
If I earned unemployment, will I get a Form W-2?
If someone living with me doesn't work, can I claim him as a dependent?
If I received Forms 1099 listing interest and dividends after I filed my taxes, do I have to file an amended return?
Do I report foreign wage income in the W-2 and Form 2555 topics?
If I received part of my unemployment benefits for last year in January of this year, in which year do I report the benefits?
If I have money deducted from my paycheck for charitable donations disbursed to local charities, what charity name do I enter?
If my Social Security and Medicare wages aren't on my W-2, how do I report those amounts?
If I withdrew money monthly from my IRA, how do I find out if penalty charges were deducted each month?
How do I file for a Georgia extension?
Can I claim my children for the EIC but not as dependents, so my ex-spouse can claim them as dependents?
Why wouldn't I be able to itemize my deductions?
If I didn't deduct my property taxes in prior years, can I deduct those taxes this year?
If the state of Washington doesn't require a personal income tax, why does it show I paid it on my W-2?
What credits are available for college students?
If I'm a self-employed business owner, when am I required to have an EIN?
If someone claims me as a dependent, can I claim my child as a dependent?
If my W-4 states I'm married, can I file as single?
Can I deduct medical expenses I paid for my spouse?
If I took continuing education courses from a college that doesn't send out a Form 1098-T, how can I deduct my tuition?
My spouse and I both owned homes when we married this year. So, do we add our home loan interest together if we file jointly?
Can I deduct the cost of hazard insurance?
If my child was born in **CurrentYear**, can I claim the child and dependent care credit?
Can we claim a crawl space encapsulation system for an energy credit?
If I don't claim my child as a dependent but I pay for her tuition, can I claim the education credits?
If I'm self-employed and had no income, can I claim the childcare credit?
If I exercised ISOs and received a letter listing the FMV of the stock, how do I report this for AMT purposes?
I'm a state employee who's required to contribute to a retirement plan. Can I claim the Saver's Credit?
Can I deduct the items I bought to renovate my home to make it more energy efficient?
If I use my own computer for my job, can I claim it?
How many education credits can I claim on my return?
If my child attends college full-time and earns income, can I claim my child as a dependent?
If I bought my first home this year, which items on the HUD-1 form can I enter as deductions? Can I deduct my mortgage insurance premium and origination / processing fees?
Can I deduct interest paid on a medical or dental bill loan?
If my spouse and I file married filing separately, can one of us claim all of the mortgage interest and property tax deduction?
I was the beneficiary and fiduciary for an estate. The estate had less than $600 income in **PreviousYear**, so I didn't file a return. The estate closed in **CurrentYear**. Do I need to file a final 1041 for the estate?
Is alimony considered earned income for Earned Income Credit (EIC) purposes in some states?
Can I deduct attorney fees for my business?
My child's other parent is filing as head of household and claiming our child as a dependent. Can I claim our child for the EIC?
My children get state assistance and have earned income. Can I claim them as dependents?
I received an insurance payout from Traumatic Service Members Group Life Insurance. Do I have to report this payout?
How can I add another W-2 if I've already filed my return?
How do I report interest on my savings deposit program account?
If my previous employer made me roll over my 401(k) funds into a traditional IRA, how should I report it?
My mortgage broker charged me a fee that was like points, but it wasn't points. Can I deduct the fee?
Can I claim medical expenses for a bill that went to collections?
If I sold some stock this year that I bought at different times, what's my stock purchase date?
How much interest and property tax can I deduct, and how many years back can I claim them?
If my family members live outside of the United States, Canada, or Mexico, can I claim them as dependents?
What's the difference between taxable gross income and W-2 gross income?
Can I deduct interest I pay on my car loan?
How do I report an inheritance I received by check?
If I'm itemizing my return but my former spouse isn't, can I claim the full deduction for the mortgage interest on a home we sold?
If I drive my vehicle for a second job but not my main job, can I claim job-related expenses on my vehicle?
I'm a retired police officer. Can I exclude $3,000 of taxable income due to payment of health care premiums?
Can I claim someone as a dependent who's never lived with me?
I'm a floor advisor in my college dorm. So, I receive a scholarship covering my room and board. The school sent me a both a W-2 listing wages in box 1 and a 1098-T listing my scholarship in box 5. Do I report the scholarship?
Does the Earned Income Credit EIC go up with each child I claim?
My parents rented my home from me after I moved out. Their rent was well below fair market value. I then sold the home as a short sale. Does this home still qualify as my main home for the capital gains exclusion?
If we've already filed our return, can my spouse still contribute up to **IRAContribLmtLong** to an IRA?
If my employer doesn't reimburse my expenses, can I deduct the standard meal allowance for days I'm away from home for work?
Can I deduct drug rehabilitation costs?
Do any energy credits apply to rental property?
Can I claim new storm doors for an energy credit?
Do I have to report my Social Security benefits?
How do I deduct lodging expenses related to medical care?
I'm active-duty military, and my resident state is Colorado. My spouse is a resident of Utah. Since we filed a joint federal return, how should we file our state returns?
I took an early total Roth IRA distribution, and the total was less than what I'd contributed. Is the loss deductible against my income?
Can I deduct medical expenses for my pets?
Is an FSA for medical expenses the same as an HSA?
Why did I get an e-file error stating that I have a possible incorrect SSN for my dependent?
I'm over 24 years old but I live with my parents, who provide more than half my support. Can they claim me as a dependent on their return?
The person I want to claim as a dependent for the EIC is 24 and provides more than half of her own support. Will I be able to claim her?
How do I know if I qualify for the child tax credit?
Can I deduct interest on a seller-financed home loan?
Our home was burglarized, and our insurance didn't cover everything stolen. Can we deduct the difference?
If we sell a rental property that has had a big drop in value, can we deduct any of the loss?
Can I deduct the mortgage interest on a timeshare?
If I owe back taxes to the IRS, will the IRS take my state refund to pay it off?
If I was self-employed, do I report my income?
Will the IRS deduct any liens from my refund and then send me the remainder?
If I worked odd jobs and have dependent children, how can I get a refund?
If I'm paid as a contract laborer, what do I need to do to keep from owing money when I file next year?
I applied for a federal extension online. Does the extension apply to my state return, too?
If I have a large overpayment of taxes, can I apply the full overpayment to my first-quarter estimated tax for **NextYear**?
If I earned less than $10 in interest, will I receive a form showing my interest?
My husband is on active military duty. He received 1 / 2 of his bonus pay in **PreviousYear** and the other 1 / 2 in **CurrentYear**. What do I do if the bonus doesn't appear on his W-2?
Does the IRS place a limit on the number of years someone can have a loss in a business?
If I'm separated from my spouse, can her parents claim my children as dependents without my permission?
I made a conservation easement to a charity. Then, I performed services related to the donated easement. Can I claim a charitable deduction for services?
How are Roth IRA contributions taxed?
Can I use credit card and bank statements to document cash donations to charity?
How do I report a sign-on bonus?
If I receive TRA payments, do these payments count as income for Earned Income Credit (EIC) purposes?
Can I receive the EIC if I don't have a child?
My clients pay me cash, and I record each payment on a receipt. Is this acceptable as proof of earnings?
I have an LLC and had no activity except for a stock gain in the LLC account. Can I add the gain to my Schedule D?
If my adult child receives food stamps, will I still be able to claim her as a dependent?
I keep records of my business mileage, but not the actual gas receipts. What can I claim on my return?
If someone cares for my child while I'm at work, should I send her a Form 1099?
Can we get a refund of our adoption expenses for last year even though the adoption isn't yet final?
If my company terminated me, must I pay the **fdEarlyDistPenalty1** penalty on my employer retirement plan withdrawal?
If I'm self-employed and have a home office in my apartment, can I deduct the rental insurance for my apartment?
Is a disability pension considered earned income for purposes of the EIC?
If my children live outside of the United States, Mexico, and Canada, how do I get their individual tax identification numbers (ITINs)?
How do I report the short sale of a home with two mortgages?
If I didn't receive part of my unemployment benefits for last year until this year, should I amend my prior-year return?
If a high-school student watches my children during summers and after school, can I claim the childcare credit?
How much in childcare expenses can I claim without a receipt?
My husband and I file jointly and enter our self-employed income and expenses jointly. Do we need to file income and expenses for my husband's S corporation separately?
If I plan to convert my traditional IRA to a Roth IRA by the end of **CurrentYear**, can I pay the taxes on the conversion in **CurrentYear**?
If my spouse and I are married filing separately, do we each have to itemize our donations?
If I had a foreclosure on a rental property, how do I report this?
If the person I'm claiming as a dependent doesn't fit any of the relationship options, what should I choose?
If I got married in **CurrentYear**, should I file a joint return or a separate return?
Can I claim my children for part of the year and let them claim themselves for the rest of the year?
If I have a student loan, but I'm approved for a deferment, will my refund be touched in any way?
Is a nonstatutory stock option the same as a nonqualified stock option?
What types of penalties come with a short sale?
If I'm age 70, how much of my IRA must I withdraw to avoid penalties?
I filed for an extension on my **PreviousYear** return, but I never filed that return. I should receive a refund on my **PreviousYear** taxes. Can I file a **PreviousYear** return now?
Can I claim the medical expenses I paid for a dependent?
If I have no taxable income, can I claim an energy credit for my property?
I moved from Maryland to Virginia in April **CurrentYear**. How should I file my Virginia and Maryland returns?
If I paid my tuition with a Pell Grant, can I claim it as an education expense?
Can I deduct the sales tax I pay at stores?
Can I deduct my rent payments?
If I paid estimated taxes this year, where do I report them on my return?
How do my former spouse and I report mortgage interest we pay on a home where only I live?
How do I deduct fees and points for refinancing my rental property?
How do I report settlement costs for the home I bought?
What are the requirements for claiming a full-time college student as a dependent for EIC purposes?
If I file an amended return to increase my charitable donations deduction, will I be at risk for an audit?
Can I deduct hazard and flood insurance for my rental property?
Can I deduct the cost of building a garage to house business equipment?
I'm a full-time resident of Illinois who attended a work convention in Minnesota. I received a W-2 for the pay I received during the convention with Minnesota state tax withheld. Do I have to file a Minnesota return?
If my only income was from student loans, can I claim the EIC?
How can I find out if energy-efficient items I bought for my home qualify for energy credits?
When I file for an extension, do I have to pay my entire balance due?
Can I claim the child tax credit and the Earned Income Credit (EIC)?
If I never received my state refund from last year, how should I handle that on this year's return?
Do I have to itemize to claim charitable contributions?
Do I need to report scholarship and grant money I received as income?
My child is a dependent attending college. She received Social Security benefits half the year until she graduated from high school. How do I report her Social Security benefits?
Can I claim mileage or gas expenses for traveling to and from my college?
My mother died this year. Do I need to file a return on her behalf?
If I contributed **IRA_MAX_CONTRI_S** to each of my two Roth IRA accounts, will I owe a penalty?
We didn't give W-2s or 1099s to our babysitters who work in our home. Are we required to do so?
Can I deduct the prepayment penalty I received from paying off my mortgage early?
If I have an ITIN instead of an SSN, can I claim the EIC?
If I'm filing returns in two states, how is my EIC figured?
My withholding status has been married with no dependents. If I change my W-4 to single with no dependents, will my take-home pay be less or more?
If my only income was a lump-sum early withdrawal of my 401(k) plan and SSDI, do I have to file?
Do I include the down payment I made on a rental property in the basis for depreciation?
What do I need to have on-hand to prepare my taxes?
I began a business with other people but never received any income from it. How do I deduct my expenses?
If I qualify for the energy credit, will I get my entire investment refunded?
If I'm figuring the fair market value of all my assets, do I include my 401(k) retirement account?
If I use my vehicle for work, can I claim drive time and gas if I have no receipts?
I have items that I’ve fully depreciated. Do I delete these from my return?
If I'm not married to my children's other parent, can I claim our children as dependents?
If I paid more than **fdStudentLoanDed** in student-loan interest, can I deduct all of it?
Can I deduct attorney fees that I incurred in an effort to collect unemployment?
If I donated more than **fdCharityDonAmt3** in clothes and used household items to a charity, how do I report my donation?
My husband is in the military, and his home of record is Illinois. I'm not in the military. We're stationed in Louisiana, where I'm from. I have a W-2 showing Louisiana state taxes paid. What state returns do we complete?
If I became a U.S. citizen during the year, do I have to report the income I made in my former country before I became a U.S. citizen?
I'm self-employed and pay taxes quarterly. With my third-quarter taxes and credits, I paid enough for the year. Do I have to send in the fourth-quarter payment?
Can I claim out-of-pocket dental expenses as medical expenses?
Will my spouse's tax debt affect my return?
What's the maximum amount I can contribute to my IRA?
Last year, I rolled over a 401(k) plan from my former employer into a Roth IRA. I then made a withdrawal from the Roth IRA. Since I'm only 31, is this considered an early withdrawal?
If I received a 1099-G from Georgia after I already filed my return, can I add the unemployment amount to my return?
If my dependent died during the year, can I still claim him?
If I wasn't eligible for the EIC last year, does this mean I was disallowed the EIC?
If I donated cash, a car, or other items to a needy person, can I claim my donation?
How do I check the status of my refund?
My mother lives with me and I pay all her expenses, but she receives some income from Social Security. Can I file as head of household?
My parents had temporary custody of my young, unmarried children for part of the year even though I paid my children's support. Who can claim them as dependents?
If my dependent didn't live with me for the entire year, can I still claim him as a dependent?
Can I deduct my automobile insurance premiums?
If I file as married filing separately, can I claim the childcare credit?
Are real estate taxes the same as property taxes?
If I file as head of household, can I claim the EIC?
Can I deduct the costs of modifying a vehicle for a person with a disability?
I'm active-duty military who was deployed overseas all of **CurrentYear**. So, I didn't get a chance to file a **PreviousYear** return. Can I now e-file my **PreviousYear** return?
If I applied my last year’s refund to my first-quarter estimated taxes, do I report this on my return?
If I'm self-employed and owe taxes, can I make installment payments?
What do I report for my rental if my expenses are more than my income?
How do I report interest I receive from a private loan to a family member?
I have medical expenses that aren't enough to deduct on our federal return. Can I deduct the expenses on my state return?
If I refinanced my mortgage, which deductions can I claim?
What form reports my taxable interest?
Can I deduct Medicare premiums?
My late husband's retirement fund sent a notice of my contributions and distributions. It listed total contributions, post-tax contributions, and awarded interest. How do I figure the taxable amount?
My company pays me a vehicle allowance, but it's not on my paycheck or W-2. How do I report the allowance?
How do I prove my mileage?
If I sold a home that I rent out, will I have to pay capital gains on the sale?
I'm active-duty military stationed in Georgia. My home state is Florida, but I own a home business in Georgia. I pay quarterly taxes based on my sales. Should I file a Georgia return?
If I was pregnant most of the year, can I claim my baby?
How do I figure out the tax on my pension?
If I use married filing separately, can I claim the child tax credit and EIC?
Can I claim my new air conditioning / heating unit for an energy credit?
We received multiple Forms 1099-R for large distributions after my father's death. Do we need to include the 1099-Rs on our return?
Are there tax deductions or credits for emergency workers?
If my parents moved in with me due to an illness, what can I deduct?
Can I report my W-2 income and get my refund and then file another return with my Form 1099-MISC income?
If I started paying off my student loans this year, how will that affect my taxes?
Is the child tax credit the same as the EIC?
If 1 of us owes back taxes and we owe taxes jointly this year, can we still file Form 8379?
If I bought a used vehicle this year, what deduction can I claim?
Do I have to wait until I receive all my Forms 1099-MISC before I file my return?
If I live in one state and earn income in another, how do I report my income?
I contributed $2,500 to a flexible spending account with my employer. Can I deduct these payments?
I want to have my entire paycheck made out to me and pay taxes separately. What do I need to file exempt status this year?
If I didn't report all my deductions last year, what should I do?
If my spouse and I pay estimated taxes for our two separate businesses, can we file a joint return?
When does my employer have to issue my Form W-2?
I withdrew all my 401(k) funds and the plan administrator withheld taxes. However, I didn't receive a Form 1099-R. So, do I have to report the income?
I received a Social Security overpayment in late **CurrentYear** and repaid that amount in **NextYear**. I haven't yet received a corrected SSA-1099. Do I need to report the amount of the incorrect SSA-1099 or file an extension?
If we're paying taxes for previous years, is this the same as paying the AMT?
I receive a military pension due to a divorce settlement with my ex-spouse. Is the pension exempt from Ohio taxes?
Where can I find the estimated taxes I paid for **PreviousYearNo2** and **PreviousYear**?
If I accidentally claimed an incorrect exemption amount on Form W-4, what will happen?
If I bought a used car in **CurrentYear**, can I deduct the sales tax I paid on it?
How much do I have to earn to claim the additional child tax credit?
Can I file for an extension on my first quarter estimated tax payment?
I established a C corporation but ended up not doing any work for it. So, I had no income and no expenses. However, I bought all the shares in the C corporation. Do I need to file a return for the C corporation?
I’m a foster caregiver for a cat rescue organization. Can I deduct expenses for cat food, litter, and transportation to and from a vet that I incur in that role?
I was the sole beneficiary of a pension, but I divided it among other people. Can I claim only what I actually received and not the full amount?
My child was a foreign-exchange student for more than 6 months of the year. Can I still claim her for the Earned Income Credit (EIC)?
Can I deduct losses I’ve had on my investments?
If the state lottery prize money I won is my only income, do I need to claim it?
Under the AMT, is a timeshare property considered a qualified dwelling??
Is it a recharacterization to convert money from a traditional IRA into a Roth IRA?
If I contributed the maximum allowed to both my traditional and Roth IRAs, why would I be charged a penalty?
I received a total distribution of my ex-spouse's 401(k) plan as part of a QDRO. Will I owe an early withdrawal penalty?
Do I report my freelance writing income?
If I inherited U.S. Savings Bonds, is the interest taxable income?
If I file my federal return one day after the filing deadline, will I have to pay penalties or interest?
If I'm self-employed, can I deduct COBRA payments as insurance premiums?
If I received severance pay, do I report it?
If I surrendered my life insurance policies, how do I report what I receive?
If I'm a college student, do I have to report my resident-assistant wages?
If I lose money on my hobby every year but I received a 1099-MISC for my hobby income, how do I report it?
I have an LLC that's still active, but I didn't operate it or earn income from it this year. Do I still need to file a Schedule C?
I received an early distribution while an Illinois resident and then moved to Michigan. In which state do I report this income?
How much federal tax should I withhold?
I own a small business. After rent, maintenance, office services, and advertising, I made $600. How do I report this?
My fiance and I own a home together. The loan is in his name only, but we each pay half the mortgage each month. Even though the loan isn't in my name, can we both write off the deductions that come with the house?
My brother is totally disabled and lives with me. He receives a monthly Social Security disability income check. I provide his housing, food, clothing, transportation, and other expenses. He gives me money each month for these services. Is he a dependent?
How do I determine basis on property with improvements?
If I had a part-time job in addition to my regular full-time job, how do I report the extra income?
If my only income was combat pay during my deployment, can I qualify for the EIC?
Is mortgage insurance deductible?
I'm in the military, stationed in Virginia. My residence is in California. My spouse works and lives in the District of Columbia, where she owns a condo. What state returns do I need to file?
How do I claim mileage?
If my partner and I have two children, can we each claim one child as a dependent?
Do I need my babysitter to give me a record of everything I paid her?
My spouse is deployed on active military duty. If I file an extension, will I pay any penalties?
I sold some employee stock purchase plan stocks and restricted stock units, and my broker pays taxes on restricted stock units based on the date that they issue. How do I calculate my cost basis?
If I lived apart from my spouse all year and made monthly payments to her, can I claim the payments as a deduction?
Can I claim disabled family members as dependents?
I have terminal cancer. I don't receive Social Security disability income, but I receive Medicare and Medicaid. Can I claim that I'm disabled?
If my divorce decree stipulated that my spouse pay the mortgage on the home I live in, can I deduct the mortgage interest?
Can I deduct payments for prior-year federal tax debt?
If I received scholarships, do I qualify for education credits?
My wife and I live in Washington D.C., but my wife earns her income in Virginia. Do we need to file a return in Virginia?
We inherited a home and tried unsuccessfully to sell or rent it. How do we deduct the expenses for the home?
If we're married filing separately, do we need to add our incomes together on each return?
I lived and worked overseas as a military contractor for the first 6 months of **CurrentYear**. I'm a resident of Virginia, but I didn't own a home there while I was overseas. Will I have to pay Virginia taxes?
Will the AMT affect my eligibility for the residential energy credit?
How much do I have to make by selling products at home parties or from catalogs before it's mandatory to file taxes?
If I receive SSI, do I report it as income?
What information do I need to deduct the amount I pay my babysitter?
Where on a 1040A do I report my 1099-R gross distributions and taxable amounts?
If I don't have receipts for my charitable donations, can I claim the donations?
My siblings and I inherited our mother's home. I bought the house from the other siblings. My original proceeds from the house are deducted from the sales price. Can I add my inherited share to the basis and deduct it?
How can I increase the taxes withheld from my paycheck?
Can I deduct donations of toys to daycare centers?
I'm the executor of my mother's estate. She died in **PreviousYearNo2**, but the estate still isn't finalized. Should I wait until the estate is final to file an estate return?
I'm active-duty military. I need to file both last year's and this year's returns. How do I go about filing for two years?
If I pay a caregiver to care for my disabled spouse, how can I claim a dependent care credit?
Can I deduct hazard insurance?
Since my nanny is an illegal alien, I paid her under the table. However, she's filing a return and using her individual tax identification number. If the IRS asks who she works for, will I be penalized?
Can I deduct the costs of installing a swimming pool or a whirlpool tub used for rehabilitation?
Can I roll over a monthly annuity into an IRA?
Can I deduct the value of inventory that expired?
Why is my basic housing allowance (BHA) added to my taxable income?
How many dependents can I claim?
I started a business in **CurrentYear**. My start-up costs were more than my income. How do I report my net loss?
If I'm on state assistance and haven't worked, do I qualify for the Earned Income Credit (EIC)?
How do I figure capital gains and losses for Schedule D?
I paid state taxes in **CurrentYear** that were owed on a prior-year return. Can I deduct those tax payments?
If my child earned income reported on Form W-2, how do we file?
I sold property condemned by the state. I also bought replacement property. How do I report this so I don't owe tax on the sale?
If my husband received a bonus before he died, do I have to pay taxes on it?
If my spouse and I filed separately in **PreviousYear**, can we e-file our **CurrentYear** joint return?
Can I deduct the fee for a business license for my summer tutoring business?
My only income is from cleaning houses, and I didn't get a W-2 or a 1099. How do I file my taxes?
Is an HSA the same as a medical FSA?
If our child died this year, can we still claim the EIC and other credits?
If I filed an extension, do I need to submit my Form 1120S with my extension?
My significant other is claiming me and our child as dependents. I'm paying interest on my student loans. Can I claim a deduction even though my partner is claiming my exemption?
I took out a term life insurance policy to cover the cost of my business loan in the event of my death. Can I claim this as a business expense?
We filed Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Our house was removed from the protection of the bankruptcy and was foreclosed on. We received a Form 1099-A but no Form 1099-C. How should we report this?
My ex-spouse and I split our children's expenses and support. The children lived with each of us for six months of the year. Who can claim them?
If I got stock through my employee purchase plan all through the year, what's my stock acquisition date?
Can I claim property tax I paid on an undeveloped piece of real estate?
Can I claim my stepchildren for the EIC?
If I claim my children as dependents to claim the childcare credit, can my children's other parent claim them for the EIC?
I lost my business and claimed a loss in **PreviousYear**. Can I carry forward any loss I couldn't claim last year on this and future years' returns?
What are the age and income limitations for dependents?
Several years ago, my mother signed over her home to me and my three siblings. After my mother's death, we rented it for 18 months. The rest of the time it was vacant. We sold the home last year. How do I report this?
I only rented out my property for part of last year. Do I claim the full value of mortgage interest, real estate taxes, utilities, and other expenses or just for the months I rented it out?
Can I deduct wages owed to me by my church that it's unable to pay?
I received GI Bill benefits paid directly to my university and to me. Can I deduct education expenses the benefits covered?
My area is a federal disaster area. I had a personal loss not covered by my flood insurance. How do I handle this loss?
What's the maximum I can claim for a capital loss from last year's Schedule D?
If I didn't claim the EIC last year, can I still claim it?
When can I deduct medical expenses?
Can I deduct the cost of my child's private pre-kindergarten school tuition?
If I'm separated from my spouse, can I file as head of household to get the EIC?
I didn't receive all the Forms 1099-R I need to file my return. Since I know the amounts and don't want to file an extension, what can I do?
How much interest income can my dependent child earn before being required to file a return?
Can I deduct sales tax paid on a boat?
If I have self-employment income, can I claim the EIC?
The refund check my spouse and I received has both of our names on it. Can I deposit the check into my bank account?
If I sold a piece of vacant land at a loss, can I claim the loss?
If I didn't itemize last year, do I need to include last year's state refund on my federal return?
If my only income was unemployment benefits, can I claim the EIC?
When must I claim short-term disability?
If I'm paying my expenses with financial aid, can I claim education credits?
Do I have to report money I received from a paid family leave?
I withdrew IRA funds to pay medical expenses. Can I claim an exemption to the **fdEarlyDistPenalty1** early withdrawal penalty?
Can I claim a credit for educational expenses if I was enrolled in a certificate program?
My husband isn't a U.S. citizen, but he has an SSN and permit to work in the United States. Which filing status do we use?
What's the maximum yearly contribution I can make to a health savings account (HSA)?
I bought a new home after being deployed overseas. If I’m still in the military, can I qualify for the first-time homebuyer credit extension?
I changed my name after my marriage but my W-2 lists my maiden name. Can I file as married filing jointly?
My ex and I share custody of our daughter, and we alternate years for claiming her on our returns. On the years I claim her, can I use head of household status?
I inherited two bank accounts and part of a mutual fund when my father died. The estate still isn't settled, but I've received the money. Do I have to pay taxes on this income?
What are the income limitations for the EIC?
I offer discounted rates when a client chooses a package of services rather than one service. Does this discounting qualify for the returns and allowances section for my self-employment tax?
I had my California taxes withheld on Form CA 592-B. How should I report this on my federal return?
If I'm self-employed, can I deduct my cell phone as a business expense?
I contributed to a 414(h) plan. Can I claim the Saver's Credit?
If I used Series EE U.S. Savings Bonds to pay for tuition, can I deduct the interest on the bonds?
In the past, I've filed returns for New York. However, I've been stationed overseas for two years. Should I file a **CurrentYear** New York return?
Can I claim my child's significant other and her child as dependents?
I made contributions and donations to my church and charities in **PreviousYear**. I didn’t claim them on my **PreviousYear** return. Can I deduct them on my **CurrentYear** return?
If I'm using married filing separately, how can I claim the child tax credit?
If my partner and I bought a house, can my partner claim the mortgage deductions on his return alone?
If I gave a discount on the cost of my services, can I claim a deduction?
If I donated my late parents' belongings to charity, can I claim a donation?
If I'm "at-risk" on a rental property, what does that mean?
I don't have enough money to pay all of the taxes I owe. How can I pay?
I enrolled in a doctorate program this year. I spent a few thousand dollars on tuition and books. Will this qualify me for the American Opportunity Credit?
If I own more than one property, can I deduct property tax on all of my properties?
I incorporated a sole-proprietorship LLC last year. Can I deduct commercial fees required to conduct my business?
What are the income limits for making contributions to a Roth IRA?
Can I deduct moving expenses only if I buy a home in my new location?
If income and taxes withheld are listed on my Form 1099-MISC, how should I report them?
Can I deduct the cost of painting my home's exterior?
Is it better for me to report my mortgage interest when I report my home office expenses or when I report deductions?
I received a corrected **PreviousYear** W-2 in **CurrentYear**. Can I report it on my **CurrentYear** return?
How much can I withdraw from my IRA without having to pay the **fdEarlyDistPenalty1** penalty?
If this is the first time my spouse and I are married filing jointly, why aren't we getting a state refund?
If I paid my way through cosmetology school, do I qualify for any credits?
In **CurrentYear** I was in the process of trying to adopt a child. Since I haven't yet adopted a child, can I claim the adoption credit?
If I live in the U.S. Virgin Islands half of the year, how do I file my taxes?
How do I report income I get from taking care of an adult in private care?
If I had a Fulbright Research Grant and won't get a W-2, is the grant taxable income?
Can I claim a deduction for paying down my student loan?
If I bought a new home in **CurrentYear**, can I claim the first-time homebuyer credit?
Which items qualify as other itemized deductions?
My home of record isn’t where I’m currently stationed. How do I file my state returns?
Is there a limit to the number of times I can file Form 8379?
Can I deduct emergency unemployment benefits?
Is pension income treated differently than regular income?
If I had a medical treatment out of the country, can I deduct my expenses?
Can I claim my foster child or adopted child as a dependent?
Can I deduct attorney fees for a divorce?
I had a loss on my business for **CurrentYear**. The loss is for several thousand dollars. Can I still file Form 8829 and show the items I didn’t already claim as business expenses?
If I took a class outside of my regular college, can I claim the tuition I paid?
Where do I enter interest paid?
Can I deduct my homeowner's insurance premium?
Can I deduct expenses for my child's school field trip?
If I take early withdrawals from my Roth IRA to pay higher-education expenses, will I pay a penalty?
If my income from a second job was less than $1,000, do I need to report it?
I live and work in Arizona for a company based in Wisconsin. The company withholds Wisconsin tax from my paychecks. Will I have to file a Wisconsin return and pay that state's tax?
If I'm a graduate student with no dependents who's filing single, is the Lifetime Learning Credit or the American Opportunity Credit better for me?
When I report my total wages on Form 1040, line 7, do I include my Social Security income and unemployment?
If I receive royalties from my late husband's books, do I have to file a Schedule C and pay self-employment taxes?
Can I use my FSA to reimburse my out-of-pocket medical travel expenses?
Do I list myself as a dependent?
How can I find out which kind of retirement plan I have?
If my high-school child is taking college courses, can we claim the Lifetime Learning Credit?
If I was supposed to get a refund last year but didn't file a return, can I still file for that year?
I took a Roth IRA distribution but haven't received a Form 1099-R. What should I do?
If I receive book royalties as an author in addition to my regular salary, how do I report this?
If a friend paid me to clean his house, do I have to file a return?
My ex-spouse has already claimed our child as a dependent, but the child lived with me all year. Can I claim the child? If so, how do I file?
I donated 5,000 points from a hotel rewards program to Haiti relief. Can I claim this as a charitable deduction?
How do I report a Form 1099-A for my foreclosed home?
Can I make changes to an extension?
I've been depreciating a detached shop building I used for my business at my old property. However, in **CurrentYear** I sold the old property and moved to a new property with a new shop building. How do I handle the depreciation for these two buildings?
Which retirement plans are subject to an early withdrawal penalty?
My mortgage company foreclosed on my home. How will this affect my taxes?
Can I claim my portion of the nonbusiness energy property credit for energy-efficient renovations done to my entire condominium complex?
I rented my home out a few years ago. A professional management company manages the property. Can I claim active participation?
I paid a penalty for an early withdrawal of a certificate of deposit. Do I have to pay taxes on its accrual and interest?
If I have several receipts for items donated to a charity, do I have to itemize each one or can I group them?
If I have different dependents than I did last year, will I be audited?
Am I required to claim all my dependents?
Can I get my unemployment Form 1099 online?
Is there a new-baby credit?
If I report my 401(k) distribution, will I have to pay taxes on it again if taxes were withheld from my distribution?
I cashed out my 401(a) and rolled it into a traditional IRA. Can I claim it as a traditional IRA contribution?
Why is the refund I received less than the refund shown on my return?
I bought a new delivery van for my business. Can I use this as a Section 179 property deduction?
My partnership Schedule K-1 shows a small amount for nondeductible expenses. Do I report this on my personal return?
For several years, I rented out half my house and lived in the other half. When I stopped renting it out, I made repairs to the house that were rental-related (drywall, paint, and carpet). How do I deduct these repairs?
I work in a foreign country for a foreign company that doesn't issue a W-2. How do I report my income?
Do I have to claim the interest I paid on my home mortgage?
A hailstorm damaged our home and vehicles. We had to install a new roof and repair the damage to our vehicles. Can we claim any of these expenses?
Which work-based deductions can I claim?
Where can I find my **PreviousYear** AGI?
How much of my freelance income should I put aside for taxes?
If I'm unemployed but haven't received unemployment benefits, how will it affect my return?
Where do I add the commissions for buying and selling stock and options?
My two siblings and I inherited my mother's house after her death. It remained vacant until we sold it. The selling price was less than the appraised value. Can we deduct the loss?
I sent in my tax payment, but it hasn't been cashed yet. How can I find out if the IRS received my check so I don't get any late-payment penalties?
I work at a church. My W-2 shows Social Security and Medicare taxes withheld, but not federal taxes withheld. Do I use the regular W-2 wages or the church employee wages?
I manage my own rental property, so I don't receive a 1099. Where do I enter my income from these properties?
What should I do if I have more deductions than what I earned?
If my withholding was higher than it should've been based on my yearly income, will I receive a refund?
Can I e-file a return with self-employment income?
If I paid my ex-spouse money from my 401(k) according to a court order, is this payment deductable?
If I just e-filed my return but noticed a mistake, can I stop the e-file?
How much income do I have to make before I’m required to file taxes?
Should I receive a Form 1099 before I report the money I made by renting out my home?
How much can I make as a daycare provider before I have to pay taxes?
If my only income this year was from unemployment, why don't I get a refund on my federal return?
I make one mortgage payment for three rental properties. Do I enter each property separately to report my rental income and mortgage interest?
I received a total distribution from a qualified tuition 529 plan, and I haven't recovered my contributions. How can I claim the loss from this plan?
When determining whether I meet filing requirements for the head of household status, do I include Social Security income?
At what age can I withdraw money from my 401(k) without a penalty?
How do I report payments I receive from the state for providing daycare services?
If my college-student child turned 24 on Dec. 31, is he still a qualifying child for the EIC?
My child owes the IRS. Can I still claim him as a dependent?
I use married filing jointly and pay most medical expenses. Is the AGI threshold figured using my income or income from both spouses?
I work for a private government contractor in a combat zone. Is my income tax-exempt?
Where do I enter my dependent's income on my return?
We have an existing installment agreement with the IRS. We can only make a partial payment for what we owe for **CurrentYear**. How should we pay what we owe this year?
Do I have to report disability payments from an insurance company?
If I filed an extension, do I have until October to file both federal and state returns?
How much in dividends and interest can my dependent make before either he or I have to report the interest?
What form do I use to submit estimated tax, Social Security, and Medicare payments?
The monthly rent payment I receive for property I own is less than my monthly mortgage payment. Can I deduct the difference?
If I'm self-employed and use my car to visit clients, can I deduct my auto insurance expenses and license and registration fees?
If my paycheck lists amounts for FICA tax paid and federal tax paid, what do I report for federal tax paid?
I filed amended federal and state returns and now owe money. When do I have to pay these amounts?
If I didn't have federal withholding because I didn't make enough, will I owe taxes?
I'm a military officer enrolled as a full-time student. The military paid my tuition but not my books and school supplies. Do I qualify for any education credits?
If I haven't registered a business for selling items on eBay, how do I report my eBay income and expenses?
Can I claim a loss for the diminishing value of my rental house?
I received a Form 1099-A for a foreclosure from my mortgage lender after we filed for bankruptcy. Do I need to report this information on my return?
My Form 1099-R for money I rolled over from one retirement account to another reports a taxable amount of $0. Do I need to report this?
I'm a full-time missionary. A missions organization who sends me donations gave me a 1099-MISC. Do I have to pay taxes?
If I claim 0 dependents on my W-4, can I claim as many dependents as I actually have on my return?
Do I include money I received in a settlement or insurance payment for medical expenses in my income?
I had an ordinary business loss reported on a Schedule K-1. I'm a general, domestic partner. My income / losses are normally reported as nonpassive. Is my loss limited to my beginning capital amount?
My adult sister and her child lived with me more than six months. Can I claim them as dependents?
If I use my personal vehicle at work and I'm not reimbursed for the mileage, can I deduct mileage?
I'm unemployed and withdrew my IRA funds to pay for my medical insurance. Will I have to pay the **fdEarlyDistPenalty1** penalty?
If my child's last name is different from mine, can I still claim my child?
If my alimony is paid directly to my mortgage company and I never see it, do I have to claim it?
If I had to sell my house to relocate for a new job, can I exclude my capital gains?
Can I claim my disabled wife to qualify for the EIC?
I'm paid to take care of my grandparents, but I also pay their expenses and provide them with a place to live. Do I need to report the money I get?
If I'm recently divorced, how do I report my mortgage interest payments?
How do I convert a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA?
If I claim the standard deduction, can I deduct charitable donations?
If I live with relatives and don't pay rent, can I claim my child as a dependent?
How do I figure the basis of my home and land when I figure my home office deduction?
How can I deduct business expenses?
Can I deduct legal fees related to a dispute involving my rental property?
My spouse and I each received a cash gift totaling $32,000. How do we report this?
If I claim a donation, can I complete the 1040EZ?
I bought land that I plan to rent out in another state. Which travel expenses can I claim when I drive to the land?
If I drove to the union hall every day to look for a job, can I deduct my mileage?
Can I deduct local and county taxes I paid this year for prior-year taxes?
If my home was foreclosed and sold last year, can the IRS take my refund?
I inherited a partnership several years ago. Now, the partnership has paid out. Do I have to pay tax on this?
If I worked a second job for which my wages and withholdings were very small, do I have to report the wages?
If I cashed out my savings account, do I have to claim that amount as taxable income?
Can I deduct my contributions to a 529 account?
If I'm the custodial parent to our children, but I don't have any income, can I claim our children?
I inherited lump-sum distributions from retirement accounts. How will this affect my taxes?
How do I report my Roth IRA contributions?
My mother died in **CurrentYear**. Can I file and sign a return for her?
My spouse was deployed in a combat zone and earned tax-free income. How do I report this income?
If I withdrew my 401(k) in **CurrentYear**, can I still receive the child tax credit?
I have two houses in two different states. Do I claim my pension as income in both states?
Where do I report insurance money I received for theft of equipment?
I inherited a nonspouse SIMPLE IRA several years ago. It was a direct transfer from my mother, and no new IRA was set up to for the funds to go into. Do I need to pay federal and state taxes on my **CurrentYear** withdrawals?
If I'm self-employed and didn't pay estimated taxes, can I possibly get a refund?
If I claim a child who's not my own as a dependent, can I claim the child tax credit?
I'm the beneficiary of an annuity. The owner of the annuity let the interest roll back into the annuity. Now, the annuity has been paid out with interest. Do I have to pay tax on the interest?
Do I need to report the profit I made on the sale of a home I owned for 15 years?
How do I request innocent spouse relief?
If I worked jobs for cash but don't have my own business, am I considered self-employed?
Can I claim a loss on personal property?
Are long-term care payments made after the date of death considered income of the decedent or the estate?
On my Form W-4, I had additional money withheld from each paycheck. Can I claim this as withholding on my return?
I inherited land a few years ago but didn't transfer it into my name until recently. Should I have paid tax on the inherited land when it was put in my name?
My spouse is out of the country on a military deployment. If I file an extension, when am I required to pay my estimated amount of taxes?
We finalized our international adoption in **PreviousYear** but didn't claim our adoption credit in **PreviousYear**. Can we claim the credit on our **CurrentYear** return?
If I claim six dependents and have none, will I have to pay a lot of money?
I missed putting a prior-year item on my return last year. Can I put it on my return for this year?
Do I count 401(k) and 403(b) contributions as IRA contributions?
How do I report the sale of a vested stock grant?
Which energy credits are available for second homes?
If my Form 1099-R has a number in Box 7, what does it mean?
If I rent residential property, will I receive a form stating the amount of rent I was paid during the year?
How do I claim a pension loan?
Does a child with a capital loss have to file a return?
If I overpaid my estimated city and state taxes, can I deduct the estimated payments on my federal return?
What proof do I need to document my medical expenses?
I received a Form 1099-A after I'd already filed my return. What should I do?
Our divorce decree gave my ex-spouse the right to claim our children on his return. He no longer pays child support or education costs. Can he still claim our children?
If my new company reimbursed me for most of my moving expenses, what can I claim?
Are HSA contributions deductible under the AMT?
How can I tell from my Form 1099-R if my distribution came from a SEP, IRA, or SIMPLE plan?
I'm under age 59 1/2. Can I roll over the taxable distribution from my military pension into an IRA to avoid paying a penalty?
If I had gains and losses from the purchase and sale of equities in my IRA accounts, do I report those as capital gains and losses?
I bought a vehicle last year for my agricultural business. Can I take the full deduction this year rather than depreciating it over the next seven years?
If I rent out two rooms in my main home, do I need to declare this as rental income?
If I sold some stock last year that was in an IRA, and immediately moved the money to a bank CD, how do I show on my return that I rolled it over to the CD IRA?
I received a Form 1099-INT for some certificates of deposit that I'm not cashing in yet. Do I have to report this?
How do I find out why the IRS offset my federal refund?
Do I or my child have to report dividends from my child's custodial mutual fund and stock accounts?
Can I use credit card and bank statements to document job-hunting expenses?
If I'm taking care of someone's children while that person is in prison, can I claim the children as dependents?
If I rent a vehicle while on my job, can I claim mileage for when I drive it?
Can I deduct flood insurance on Schedule E?
I missed some mortgage payments and paid them after the first of the year. My Form 1098 only included the interest for the payments I actually made last year. Can I deduct the interest on the other payments anyway?
If I contribute to a 401(k) plan, can I open an IRA to reduce my taxes?
Can I receive a full refund for taxes withheld from my paycheck while I was a J-1 visa holder?
I claimed a Section 179 depreciation on some of my business equipment last year. I claimed the depreciation on other equipment this year. Can I also claim a casualty loss on the equipment?
Can I deduct the annual service fee I pay my broker?
If I bought a house this year, which items can I deduct on my return?
How much money can my parents give me before it's taxable?
How do I report a scholarship I received for education expenses?
I forgot to report my IRA rollover. How can I report this now?
To get the EIC, do my spouse and I both need a SSN?
Since my spouse is on military deployment, do I have to file an extension?
I inherited part of my father's IRA and received a Form 1099-R. Do I have to report this as income?
Can I deduct the payoff of an interest debt to a stock brokerage?
I inherited an investment account. I used the funds to pay for my relative's cremation and legal fees. Then, I distributed the rest to his children and spouse. I didn't keep any of the funds for myself. Do I report the funds as income to me?
If I donate 100% of my profits, can I deduct all my profits?
I'm a J-1 visa holder, and I overstayed my visa in the United States. Can I still file a return?
If I received a lump-sum distribution from my former employer, how can I avoid the **fdEarlyDistPenalty1** penalty?
If my house is currently in foreclosure, how does that affect my return?
If I had California state tax withheld from my paychecks, where do I put this on my return?
I received a Form 1099-A on a second home for a short sale, but the bank foreclosed. What should I do?
What's the tax rate on capital gains income?
If I supported family members but they lived out of state, can I claim them as dependents?
Can I deduct my tuition to a church school as a charitable donation?
How can I get a list of all the income I earned last year?
What's the minimum dollar amount I need to donate to claim charitable donations?
Why didn't my refund go up after I entered my charitable donations?
I received a university stipend for a research project, and I paid expenses from the stipend. Do I need to report the stipend as self-employment income?
I have a SEP IRA from a previous employer. Can I still make tax-deductible contributions?
My dogs travel with me for protection work. Can I deduct these expenses?
What are the rules for donating vehicles?
Can I claim my ex-spouse as a dependent?
How do I report sales of stocks from a Form 1099-B?
If I'm not retired, do I have to report interest accrued on my qualified retirement accounts?
Why is my deduction for IRA contributions limited when my spouse's job covers retirement plans?
My mortgage company forgave my second mortgage last year and refinanced my first mortgage. Is this debt cancellation nontaxable income?
If I sold rental property in a short sale and received a Form 1099-S, how do I report it on my return?
Do I need to report sick pay?
If I rented one of my homes to a family member who's only paying what the amount of my mortgage is, do I need to report what she pays as income?
I inherited an IRA from my father at his death. I didn't roll it into another IRA. Will I have to pay an underpayment penalty?
If I started paying my student loan interest in **NextYear**, can I claim it on my **CurrentYear** return?
If I established a C corporation that provided me with a W-2 for my salary, am I considered self-employed?
How do I report gas and vehicle maintenance deductions on a company vehicle I don't own?
I forgot to add expenses for things like utilities on my **PreviousYear** return. Can I add them this year?
How do I report a patronage dividend I received that's included on a Form 1099-PATR?
I'm preparing a deceased relative's estate return. Some of the amount reported on a Form 1099-R for my relative was received after death. How do I report this income?
My mother had a living trust and a will when she died in **CurrentYear**. When I prepare her final return, do I need to include her death certificate, trust, and will?
I have a home that I've been unable to sell or rent, and I don't live in the house. Which expenses can I deduct?
After I filed my return, I received a revised Form 1099-DIV that reclassified my stock dividends. They changed from ordinary dividends to qualified dividends. Should I amend my return?
If I file estimated taxes for **CurrentYear**, do I have to file estimated taxes for both federal and state?
Why aren't Social Security taxes withheld on the W-2 I receive as a teacher?
Can I deduct the cost of Christmas toys I bought for a friend’s children since their parents couldn't afford gifts?
I bought a condo last year with a loan from my parents. I'm paying my parents back with interest through a written agreement. Can I deduct the interest?
I withdrew some of the money I contributed to my Roth IRA to avoid an excess-contribution penalty. Do I need to do something specific with that money?
If I'm self-employed, can I deduct my mileage to the airport for business trips?
How do I know if I qualify for the EIC?
Can I claim the buy-in amounts for playing bingo at a local church?
My child's Form 1098-T has his Social Security number on it. Since I claim him as a dependent, can I claim the education credits and deductions for him?
Is there a gross cap on medical deductions?
Is private mortgage insurance (PMI) considered a rental expense?
Can I deduct mileage driven to and from doctor and dentist appointments?
What's the age limit for dependent children I can claim for the EIC?
When asked to estimate my tax liability on my extension, what should I enter?
If I pay my spouse a monthly allowance, can she claim it as income to secure Social Security credit?
If my loan is deferred or in forbearance, can I still deduct the interest?
Do I need my childcare provider's ID number?
How much is the penalty for withdrawing funds from my 401(k) plan before I'm age 59 1/2?
My mortgage company paid my real estate taxes out of my escrow account. Do I include those taxes on my return?
Can I deduct legal expenses incurred to obtain Social Security benefits?
Do I include sales tax in my self-employment income?
If my name isn't on my child's birth certificate, will my child and I meet the relationship test under the qualifying-child rule?
How do I know the value of donations I made to Goodwill or other charitable organizations?
Are hazard insurance premiums deductible?
Can a noncitizen claim the standard deduction?
Can I carry over donations from this year's return to next year's return?
If I received 2 separate Forms 1098-T, can I combine the amounts when I report them?
Can I deduct business expenses I paid in **CurrentYear** for a business that ended in **PreviousYear**?
How do I find out my AMT basis?
If I'm a full-time student, can I receive a full refund for all the taxes I paid?
Are education credits available for home-schooling my children?
My parents gave me their house when they couldn't afford to continue to make the payments. The title is in my name, but the mortgage is still in their names. I pay all the expenses for the house. Do I report the house as a gift?
Can I deduct the cost of medical supplies and equipment, like diabetes or incontinence supplies?
If I don't itemize, can I claim the childcare credit?
If the amount on my W-2, Box 12, Code W, is reported as income, how can I reduce the income?
I declare tips and have taxes taken out every paycheck, but my W-2 shows no federal taxes withheld. Is my W-2 wrong?
My mother died in **CurrentYear**. Do I need to split her income to reflect what she earned before she died and after she died?
Can I receive a tax benefit for operating a 501(c)(3) charity out of my home?
I paid tuition for my children for extended day kindergarten and an early intervention program at their public school. Will I get a credit for these expenses?
If I haven't had federal taxes withheld since my new job started last year, what will happen when I file?
If I attend a private college, what credits can I claim?
My adopted son receives Social Security survivor benefits from his mother's death. The money goes to his grandmother who uses it to pay for his expenses. Then, she puts the rest in the bank for him later. Do I claim this money as income?
I paid for tuition and books to become a certified nurse assistant through the Red Cross. This is a job change for me. Can I deduct these expenses?
If I receive HUD rental income, can I count the income toward the EIC?
If my employer paid my moving expenses for me, can I claim the expenses?
Where do I report ordinary income from the sale of shares of an employee stock purchase plan?
Can I include the sales tax in the price of an item I'm claiming for a deduction?
If I claimed income I made this year on last year's return, what should I do?
How do I figure my nonbusiness energy property credit?
Should I use the standard mileage deduction or actual expenses to claim auto expenses?
How do I report my online gambling winnings and losses?
We owned a rental property, and signed it over to the bank with a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure. How do I enter this?
I'm active-duty military and transferred from Ohio to another state in April **CurrentYear**. I received a mortgage credit certificate for my Ohio home, which I rented out when I left the state. How should I claim a mortgage interest deduction?
If I have more than three children, can I claim all of them for the EIC?
What's the most I can claim in church cash donations without having a receipt?
Do I have to repay unemployment benefits that I received when my benefits were extended?
If I settled a credit card debt for less than I owed and received a Form 1099-C, how do I report this?
If I want to itemize, which documents do I need?
Can I total several cash donations to the same charity and claim them as one donation?
If I only received a redemption receipt for a U.S. Savings Bond I redeemed, how do I report the interest?
If my business sells supplies and gives supplies away to new customers, where do I enter the value of each?
If I withdrew money from 1 child's 529 plan to pay for my other child's college tuition, do I have to claim this as a distribution?
Can I apply the amounts on my 1098-E to my prior-year return?
If I loaned someone money who won't pay it back, can I claim this as a loss?
I didn't take a required minimum distribution from a retirement account. So, I need to apply for a waiver of the penalty. How do I both request a waiver and file an extension?
My employer gives me a car allowance that's included in my gross income and taxed as income. Can I deduct mileage?
If my doctor recommended exercise, can I deduct the costs of a gym membership?
What are the qualifications for the additional EIC?
My spouse and I have used married filing jointly for years. Can we use married filing separately this year?
When can I use my AMT credit?
Is there a penalty for over-withholding taxes?
My return was accepted a few days ago. However, when I log in to the "Where's My Refund?" tool on the IRS website, I get a message saying “No results to report.” Why is this?
Both my spouse and I are in the military. I'm a resident of Texas, and she's a resident of Virginia. Should she include my income on her Virginia return?
If my parents don't claim me as a dependent, can they claim the education credits for my college expenses?
If I paid a babysitter as an independent contractor, can I issue a W-2 instead of a Form 1099-MISC?
If my partner, our children, and I live with my father, but we provide for the children ourselves, can I file as head of household?
Do I report union dues?
If I expect to sell a large amount of stock in December **CurrentYear**, how do I pay estimated taxes on the sale throughout the year?
If my itemized deductions and losses offset any income I made, do I have to pay estimated tax payments quarterly?
If I itemize, can I deduct my hobby expenses?
Can I make IRA contributions in **NextYear** to reduce the taxes I owe in **CurrentYear**?
If I was unemployed all year but made charitable donations during the year, can I file a return?
If I received more than $7,000 in unemployment income, will I be eligible to receive any childcare tax credits?
Which related expenses for a second home can I deduct?
Can I deduct my donations to a trust fund set up for a needy family?
Do I have to report GI Bill payments?
If I rent out an apartment in my home, how do I claim a deduction for rental expenses?
How do I report interest I received from the IRS for an overpayment?
I live and work in California. I also have a vacation rental house in Arizona. Do I also have to file an Arizona return?
I pay either my parents or my spouse's parents to care for our children while we’re at work. Can I claim the childcare credit for those amounts?
Do I itemize my real estate taxes or are they combined with my home mortgage interest?
My property taxes were three years delinquent. My lender paid them and added that amount to my loan. Can I claim those property taxes?
Can I claim donations to nonprofit religious organizations that aren't churches?
If my home was foreclosed and I received a Form 1099-A, how do I report it?
If my dependent received a Form 1099-INT for interest that's reinvested, how do we report the interest?
If I only have to pay 1/2 of the self-employment tax, why am I seeing the full amount on my return?
If I spent money to fight for unpaid income, can I claim my attorney and court costs as a business loss?
I moved to Washington from California on military orders. I then became a Washington resident and bought a house there. I cashed out a 401(k) to buy the house. Do I owe California taxes on the disbursement?
How do I report a Form 1099-MISC with an amount in Box 3?
Can I claim the gas I bought to drive to school and back as a deduction?
Should I report all information from the Form 1098-T I received from my university?
I got my Schedule K-1 from my business partner. I think he claimed deductions for the LLC that aren't valid. How do I protect myself?
I borrowed money from my life insurance policy, and then my insurance company cancelled the policy. The difference between my premiums paid and the loan amount is on Form 1099-R, Line 2a. How do I report this?
If I've already e-filed but need to add the Earned Income Credit (EIC) to my return, can I e-file my amended return?
I bought items in previous years but didn't report them as business property. Can I start depreciating them now?
What's acquisition debt?
How do I file for a Maryland extension?
If I'm the shareholder of my own corporation, can I issue a Form 1099?
If one of my parents lives with me but has his or her own income, can I deduct medical bills that I pay for him or her?
Can I deduct points I paid for a refinance?
Can I use an alternative date of death for figuring basis?
If I was the beneficiary on an IRA or pension, do I have to pay the **fdEarlyDistPenalty1** penalty?
My spouse died in **CurrentYear**. Do I have to report the pension income from a W-2?
If I paid back taxes and penalties for my vehicle, can I deduct the taxes and penalties?
What is the percentage amount withheld for Social Security and Medicare?
If my employer reimburses my home office expenses, can I deduct the expenses?
I attended college in **PreviousYear** and paid the tuition in **CurrentYear**. Can I claim an education credit?
After my mother died, her mutual fund shares transferred to me. I then sold the shares. How do I enter this on my Schedule D?
My employer withheld too much in state taxes from my paychecks. Can I report a different amount for my state wages to correct this?
Can I claim a loss for water damage due to a leak in a water line?
Can I file an extension so I have more time to raise money for the taxes I owe?
If I sold a house, am I exempt from capital gains tax?
Do I need to report interest or dividends earned on a Roth IRA-CD?
Since Girl Scouts is a not-for-profit organization, can I deduct the money I spend on buying Girl Scout cookies?
I owned a home that I used as my main home for half the year and as a rental for the other half. How do I split up the mortgage interest and real estate taxes?
Is a 401(k) the same as a traditional IRA?
If I can't pay my estimated taxes on Jan. 15, what will happen?
Does claiming childcare expenses help me or hurt me when claiming the EIC?
My wife and I bought a home many years ago. Over the years, we've spent money on improvements. My wife died this year, and I spent additional funds on improvements before I sold the home. How do I figure my property basis and gain?
Am I taxed on the interest my IRA earns or just if I take a distribution?
Do donations to schools count as charitable donations?
If I sold my rental home, can I write off the real estate agent's commissions?
If I was paid in cash, how do I report tip income?
If my only income was unemployment, can I still get a refund?
I worked abroad all of **CurrentYear** in a country whose tax year ends in June. So, I won't have a full account of my earnings until then. Should I file for an extension?
Do donations to a single charity have to be **fdCharityDonAmt1** or more to receive a charitable donation deduction?
If my siblings get disability and government assistance, can I claim them as dependents?
Do I need to send a copy of my W-2 for my return to be processed?
Do I have to list individually all of the many charities I donated cash to?
How can I find out what kind of 401(k) is on my W-2, box 12?
If I'm claiming my adult son as a dependent and he owes back taxes, will it affect my refund?
If I paid my tuition out of pocket 1 year and claimed an education credit, then later received a grant for the tuition, how do I report this on my return?
Can a child I don't claim as my dependent claim medical expenses that I paid?
Can a nonfamily friend claim me as a dependent?
I'm divorced and don't live with my ex and our child, but both our names are still on the mortgage and I'm paying household expenses. Can I file as head of household?
Someone used my daughter's SSN on a return. Will this delay my refund?
Are nursing facility expenses deductible as medical expenses?
If I received a Form 1099 for income that I consider hobby income, how should I report it?
My wife and I each sold a house last year -- her main home and my rental home. How do we handle these sales on our joint return?
Can I claim an energy credit for renovations I did to my manufactured home?
I spent the year deployed to a combat zone, so most of my pay is tax-free. Does that have an effect on the itemized deductions I can claim?
This is the first year my spouse received a Form W-2. How should we file?
If I forgot to enter some of my income on a return I already filed, how do I correct my return?
I have multiple stock trades on my Form 1099. Can I consolidate and enter them on my Schedule D as one trade for the whole year?
If I made weekly donations to a charity that totaled **fdCharityDonAmt3**, does it matter what each weekly amount was?
Can I deduct funeral expenses for a family member?
I use my boat and trailer in my charter fishing business. Can I claim deductions and expenses for them?
I paid a fee to obtain a modified loan under the government's modified loan policy. Can I deduct the fee?
Will I get the extra money I have taken out of every paycheck for federal and state taxes back?
I'm active-duty military serving in Illinois. I'm also a resident of Illinois and live here with my spouse. She's originally a resident of California. How do we file our returns?
I'm getting a divorce, but it won't be final until **NextYear** . I'm also the primary custodial parent of a minor child and can claim her on my **CurrentYear** return. What filing status should I use?
We claimed the maximum deduction on a capital gains loss last year, but our loss was more than the **fdCapGainsOffset** maximum. Can we file another Schedule D this year and claim another **fdCapGainsOffset** capital loss?
Can my spouse and I both deduct the maximum **fdStudentLoanDed** deduction for student loan interest on our joint return?
I installed energy-efficient windows and doors on my rental duplex. How do I handle this on my return?
I worked outside the United States for a few weeks. However, I was paid in American dollars. How do I report this?
Can I deduct donations of care packages I sent to service members in combat zones?
If I didn’t pay my **CurrentYear** real estate taxes until early **NextYear**, can I deduct the penalty for late payment in addition to the total tax payment?
Can I deduct mortgage points on my taxes if I don't itemize?
Why do I owe an underpayment penalty and self-employment tax?
Can I deduct the fee I paid to become a U.S. citizen?
How do I claim my unreimbursed work expenses?
Can I deduct my college education expenses?
If I'm claiming my child on my state return, can she claim herself on her federal return?
We used a loan to pay for tuition and books. Can we still deduct our interest on EE bonds for tuition?
Can I deduct my time-share property tax?
If I paid my expenses with a loan, can I claim an education credit?
If my only income was Social Security benefits, can I claim the child tax credit?
Which homeowner deductions are available this year?
Can I deduct the mortgage interest on my motor home?
Are IRA withdrawals part of my income?
If I haven't received my Form 1098-T, can I file?
Can I deduct the costs of cosmetic surgery, like a tummy tuck, as a medical expense?
I used the interest from my U.S. Savings Bonds to pay for higher-education expenses. Is the interest exempt from taxes?
Is it right that my W-2 shows that Medicare and Social Security taxes have been withheld, but no federal taxes?
If my business has no income, should I file a return?
Last year I had entries on my W-2 in Boxes 11 and 12, but this year I only have an entry in Box 12. Is this correct?
Can a man and woman file their returns together without being married?
If my company granted me a stock option, can I offset the tax liability by depositing the proceeds into my 401(k)?
How do I report an investor's bonus from a patent?
I'm in the military stationed in Hawaii. My resident state is Connecticut. I own a home in Hawaii that I rented out half of the year. How should I file so I'm not taxed twice on my income?
Can I claim the salary of a full-time caregiver as a medical expense?
If claiming a child lowers my refund, do I have to claim the child?
Will I be penalized for donations of more than **fdCharityDonAmt3**?
Do I have to report the value of my traditional IRA every year, or only when I make contributions or distributions?
If I don't receive my Form W-2 on time, do I need to file for federal and California extensions?
Does a dependent need to be a minor, child, or student?
My father wants to give us cash from a sale of property. How will this affect our taxes?
We bought a new home in **CurrentYear** and paid the full year of real estate taxes from our mortgage escrow. However, at closing, we received a credit for the taxes that the sellers owed from January **CurrentYear** to our July **CurrentYear** closing date. What amount do I report for real estate taxes paid?
I received my house in my divorce, but Forms 1098 are issued with my ex-husband's name. How do I report these?
My mother-in-law watches our child at her house while we work. I have a flexible spending account at work that reimburses me for dependent care. What tax forms do I need to fill out for her?
If I worked as a consultant but used the company's office, laptop, and cell phone, how do I file?
I'm an employee of an S corporation. How should my employer report health insurance premiums it provides?
Does refinancing my house count toward points paid on a loan for itemizing purposes?
If I cashed in an IRA before age 59 1/2 to pay student loans, will I owe a penalty?
When does a corporation need a new EIN?
I received an inheritance from my grandparent. Do I need to report this?
What's the deadline for an amended return?
If I bought a vehicle, can I deduct the sales tax?
How do I know if my W-2 is accurate?
Do I need to report money I received in a workers' compensation settlement?
If I'm self-employed, do I have to claim deductions or losses if it will affect my EIC?
I closed the bank account in which I was to receive my direct deposit refund. How will I get my refund?
If I receive disability income, can I claim any credits?
I contributed **IRA_MAX_CONTRI_S** to my IRA at the end of the year and another **IRA_MAX_CONTRI_S** before the filing deadline of the next year. How can I avoid a penalty for contributing too much to my IRA?
My daughter is a full-time student, but she also made money working part-time. Does she need to file a return?
If I rented out my home for less than my mortgage payment, do I have to report the rental income?
Can my disabled child receiving Social Security qualify as an EIC dependent?
Are there penalties for not filing your deceased spouse's taxes?
I worked on commission as an insurance agent all of **CurrentYear**. Do I file a business or individual return?
I started a business but didn't make any money. I only lived off of savings, child support, credit cards, and some stock I sold. How do I report that?
What kind of tax should my teenager expect to pay for his paper route?
I received a Form 1099 from a five-year gas lease on my property. Can I spread the income over the five years?
High winds brought down a tree on our property. Can I deduct the removal cost?
How do I claim my capital loss carryover from last year?
My income this year is increasing, but my estimated quarterly tax payments are based on last year's income. Should I revise my estimated payments?
If I work nights, can I deduct the home-security system I bought to protect my family?
If I'm not sure I'll finish my return before the deadline, can I file an extension?
If I'm a police officer, can I deduct the cost of meals while I'm on duty?
Can we file an extension to pay our Arizona taxes later?
If my parents gave me rental property as a gift, how do I report income and expenses for the property?
How do I report interest I earned on a foreign bank account?
If I claimed six allowances on my W-4 but only claimed one dependent on my return, will I be penalized?
Can two roommates who each have their own children file for head of household at the same address?
Will we be able to always claim medical expenses for our permanently and totally disabled child?
How do I report the income from and sale of mineral rights?
I took a distribution from my 401(k) because of financial hardship. Is this an exception to the **fdEarlyDistPenalty1** early withdrawal penalty?
If my dependent children made charitable donations, can I include them as my own?
If I'm someone's dependent, can I claim the income I earned on my own return?
I'm active-duty military. What can I deduct from my Indiana taxes?
My parents gave me $10,000 for my child's college. Why do I get a credit for this?
I have a rental property in one state but live in another. Do I need to file a nonresident return in the state where the rental is located, even if there's a loss on the rental?
I earned income in a state that’s different from where I live. How do I file?
If I'm claiming the standard deduction, can I deduct my mortgage interest and real estate taxes I paid?
I received my W-2 but had no federal taxes withheld. Do I still file a return and will I get the EIC?
Is the money my parents gave our children taxable to us?
If my car was repossessed, can I deduct it?
If my W-2 lists an incorrect Social Security number, can I still use the W-2 to file?
Since I was unemployed in **PreviousYear**, I didn't file a return that year. Should I file an extension?
When I retired from the military, I moved back to my resident state of Oregon. My only income since retirement has been retirement pay. Do I have to file a state return?
If I already entered my mortgage interest as a deduction, do I need to re-enter it in the AMT adjustment section?
I moved and don't have my W-2. Since I know how much I earned, do I have to file an extension?
If I report a lump-sum early withdrawal of my 401(k) plan, will I be taxed on the proceeds?
If I'm working as an independent contractor, do I have to pay Social Security taxes as well as make estimated tax payments?
If I filed for an Arizona extension and owe state taxes, how do I send my payment?
If I receive more than one W-2 from the same employer, how should I report my wages?
Can I deduct HOA fees for my rental condo?
If my spouse owes back taxes, will filing married filing separately protect me?
How does a W-2 report nonqualified deferred-compensation-plan payments?
Why would I owe an underpayment penalty?
How much do I get for mileage if I'm self-employed?
When must I file Schedule H, obtain an EIN, and give my housekeeper a W-2?
I didn't know I had inherited some stock from a relative. I eventually claimed the stock from an office of unclaimed funds. Since I don't know when my relative bought the stock, can I use as my basis the value on the date I reclaimed the stock?
I'm a resident of a foreign country and didn't live in the United States at any time in **CurrentYear**. Do I need to file a state return?
If "Retirement plan" is checked on my W-2, does this mean I have IRA contributions?
When I file an extension, can I put $0 as my estimated tax liability if I don't know what it will be?
If I'm a stay-at-home mother, can I claim my children for EIC purposes?
I lost my home or rental property in a foreclosure. How do I report this?
I rolled over the full amount of a pension distribution into my traditional IRA. The pension was from an employer I worked for 20 years ago. What do I report as the basis for my pension distribution?
If I have an unlicensed hair salon business at home, should I file as self-employed?
If I’ve already paid enough to cover all my estimated quarterly tax payments for the year, do I need to continue to make the payments?
I scrapbook as a hobby. However, I also do some work for an online scrapbooking website and make money doing so. Can I claim my scrapbooking as self-employment and claim the home office deduction?
Can I pay my estimated taxes all at once, instead of making quarterly payments?
My home burned down and the insurance company will only pay off the mortgage. Can I deduct the loss of my home's contents?
When can I deduct county taxes paid in advance?
If I didn't include my unemployment income when I filed, what should I do?
I received a 1099-S for the sale of property that I inherited. The estate attorney told me this is a long-term capital loss. How do I report this?
I took a total distribution from my 401(k) plan to pay for education expenses. Will I owe an early distribution penalty?
I meant to carryforward a disallowed deduction from my **PreviousYear** return but forgot to do so. Can I claim the carryforward on my **CurrentYear** return?
I'm a Michigan resident stationed on military duty in California. I received a Form 1099-MISC for rent paid to me on a home I own in Virginia. What state returns should I file?
If this year I paid back property taxes I owed in prior years, can I claim the back taxes this year?
I filed my return as married filing separately, but now realize my spouse and I could save money by filing jointly. Can I cancel my first return?
If I paid state taxes last year, can I deduct them on my federal return this year?
If I'm not my parents' dependent, can my parents claim the charitable donation I made on their return?
Can I deduct the medical expenses related to the birth of my child?
Can I qualify for the child tax credit and the Earned Income Credit?
How do I file an injured-spouse form?
Can I deduct payments to a financial advisor?
If I'm receiving student loans to pay for my education, can I claim any education credits?
How do I know which of my 401(k) contributions are deductible?
If I'm the noncustodial parent, can I claim my children?
If my boyfriend claims my child as a dependent, can he claim her for the Earned Income Credit (EIC)?
If I paid my mom more than **fdSelfEmplTaxIncome** to babysit my children, does she have to report the babysitting income?
If I paid too much in estimated tax throughout the year, how do I file an amendment?
Can I amend my return online?
If I pay my **CurrentYear** property and real estate taxes in January **NextYear**, can I claim them on my **CurrentYear** return?
If my children received student loans and scholarships, can I claim an education credit for their college tuition?
If I must take continuing education classes to keep my teaching certificate, what education credit can I claim?
If I flew to another state to do maintenance on a rental property I own, can I deduct the plane ticket as a rental expense?
Do I need to add my unemployment benefits to my income?
If my spouse and I file separate returns, does the person who claims the child also get to claim all expenses for that child?
The self-employment income I billed for in **PreviousYear** wasn't sent to me until **CurrentYear**. Do I have to claim that income as self-employment income?
Can I deduct student-loan interest that's accrued during the year, or only the amount I've paid?
What's a high-deductible health plan (HDHP)?
When my mother died, I paid for the cremation and the court fees for her estate. Can I deduct these expenses?
I'm active-duty military stationed overseas. My spouse works on the base for a Texas employer. Our state of residence is California. Her Form W-2 lists her state of employment as Texas, and shows no federal taxes paid. How do we file her return?
I haven't filed a federal return for the last few years. Do I have to file those returns?
Can my fiance and I each deduct part of our mortgage interest, insurance premiums, and city taxes?
Do I have to file a return for a deceased parent?
If I pay medical expenses out of my 401(k), can I deduct them?
I receive Social Security benefits for myself and my child. How do I report my child's benefits?
If my child was born in June, can I claim her for the EIC?
Can I deduct the penalty for cashing in a certificate of deposit before its maturity date?
If I've already filed my return for this year, can I amend my return to add dependents? Can I also add a dependent on a prior year?
How do I file for an Ohio extension?
I started renting out a condo several years ago. What do I use for the date placed in service?
I'm an independent contractor without my own business. Where do I enter my expenses?
Do I have to claim money I receive from a student loan?
If someone else claims my spouse as a dependent, can I use married filing jointly?
If I'm real estate professional with an LLC, what form do I use to file?
I purchased my home in June **PreviousYearNo3**, started advertising that the property was for rent on Jan. 1, **CurrentYear**, and finally rented it to a tenant on March 1, **CurrentYear**. What's considered the date I placed it into service?
Can I claim a refund for excess FICA withholding reported on my W-2?
I'm active-duty military stationed overseas. My wife last paid taxes as a resident in California when we were stationed there and she was working. Even though she's living overseas, will she file in California again this year?
I'm a noncustodial parent, but I've been claiming my kids for five years. However, I never signed Form 8332. Will this cause problems with the IRS?
Can I claim my dependent child's unearned income on my return?
If I’m a permanent resident of the United States who lived outside the country all year, what forms do I need to provide regarding my U.S. investments?
When can I use the qualifying widow(er) filing status?
What's the EIC?
If my husband is in the military and out of state, can we still file jointly?
If I'm on disability, do I qualify for the EIC?
I have joint custody of my child, who lives with me for six months each year. Can I claim head of household?
When itemizing, should I add the state and local tax together?
My partner lives with me and is claiming our child as a dependent. If I file single, can I claim my child as a nondependent for the EIC?
I work from home, but I'm not self-employed. Can I deduct any portion of my rent, mortgage, or Internet costs?
Our divorce decree states that my ex-spouse can claim one of our children each year, yet I pay 100% of their support. Can I ignore the divorce decree and claim both of my children on my return?
If I apply my refund as estimated tax for **NextYear**, do I still need to submit payment voucher 1 of Form 1040-ES?
We're Texas residents now in Arkansas on my active-duty military orders. My spouse also works in Arkansas, and her employer withheld state taxes. Under the Military Spouses Residency Relief Act, shouldn't she get a refund of Arkansas taxes withheld?
If my wife and I divorced last year, do we file as married or single?
I had property losses for a home I used as a rental home for half the year before converting it to my personal home. Can I claim the losses in **CurrentYear**?
Can I deduct mileage for driving to National Guard and Civil Air Patrol drills and shooting ranges?
If I use my vehicle to commute to work, can I deduct repair expenses?
If I don't receive a Form 1099-R for my pension, what should I do?
I'm active-duty military and a resident of Texas. I currently live in Georgia, and my spouse is a Georgia resident and pays Georgia state taxes. Do we have to report my salary on a Georgia return?
I retired from the Navy in **PreviousYear** and started receiving my retirement pay. The VA approved my disability claim, and it was supposed to be retroactive. However, I received a Form 1099-R that shows my retirement pay as taxable. How do I fix this?
How and when should I file quarterly taxes for my estimated business income?
Do I need to make a certain amount of income to claim my children as dependents?
Can I claim the American Opportunity Credit for 1 child and the Lifetime Learning Credit for another child?
If I'm a self-employed barber in a barber shop, how should I file and what expenses can I claim?
What’s the basis of stock I inherited and then sold?
Can I deduct medicines I take?
I had my baby in December, but I still haven't received her SSN. Can I claim my child as a dependent without it?
If my W-2 shows state taxes withheld but not federal taxes withheld, what should I do?
Where can I find my confirmation number for my extension?
I made an error on my return. I e-filed it but don’t know if my return was accepted. Can I correct the error before my return is accepted?
If my spouse owes money to the IRS and we file married filing jointly, will we get a refund?
I'm active-duty military. I also perform engineering consulting work for a firm based in the United States. How should I treat my consulting income?
If I have a Form 1099-C from my second mortgage, is that considered a cancelled debt?
How do I figure my expenses for meals and snacks I serve at my daycare?
If my spouse isn't a legal U.S. resident and I'm a full citizen, can I claim the EIC?
My wife's children receive SSI, and we have income tax withheld. How do I get the withheld taxes back?
Is the up-front mortgage insurance premium rolled into my loan deductible?
How does depreciation affect itemizing deductions?
What's my tax rate when I combine my self-employment income and wage income?
If I was unemployed during the year, can I deduct charitable cash donations?
If I go to school and my only income is unemployment benefits, what education credit can I receive?
If my grandchildren's parents claimed them on their W-4s, can I claim my grandchildren as dependents?
If I received workers' compensation, does it count as income?
I worked as a contractor for the military while I was a military spouse overseas. My Form 1099 lists my U.S. address. Does my contractor income count as foreign income?
If I contributed to a Roth IRA, can I claim the Saver's Credit?
How do I enter mortgage interest and taxes paid on my rental property?
If I received a state refund last year, do I have to report it as income this year?
Can I deduct federal taxes I paid in an installment agreement with the IRS?
My child is filing his own return and isn't eligible for the EIC since I claimed him as a dependent -- but not for the EIC. What should we do?
I legally live in the United States, but I'm not a citizen. Can I claim my children who go to school outside the country as dependents?
If I have a personal loan from a relative rather than a regular mortgage, can I deduct the interest as mortgage interest?
I filed an extension and made a rough estimate of how much I owe. If the actual amount is different when I prepare my final return, what will happen?
If I know someone falsely claimed dependents, what should I do?
How do I prevent my refund being seized due to my spouse's debts?
If I bought a lot of items for my business on the same receipt, do I list each item separately or in a group?
My adult child under age 24 goes to school but doesn't live with me during the school year. Can I claim my child as a dependent?
If my spouse filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy by herself, will filing married filing separately protect my refund?
If I didn't claim any dependents, why didn't my AMT amount change?
If I'm a member of the clergy, how does my housing allowance figure into my income?
Can I deduct premiums for long-term care insurance?
I received money from a parent after my grandparent died. Does this count as a cash gift or an inheritance?
Can I deduct the amount I contributed to my cafeteria health plan?
If I'm paid mileage by my employer but it's a lower per-mile rate than what the IRS allows, can I claim the difference?
I inherited cash from a relative's estate. She was a resident of a different state than where I live. Should I report this as income on my state return?
Can I deduct closing costs for a mortgage refinance?
If I'm self-employed, do I have to file a return?
If I report income I earned in my non-resident state on my resident return and my nonresident return, won't I be double-taxed?
My grandparents gave me stock as a gift many years ago, on the condition that I not sell the stock while they were alive. Now that they're both dead, I've sold the stock. How do I figure my basis in the stock?
Can I deduct non-payment of rent by tenants?
If I use my own vehicle for my delivery job, what can I deduct?
Can I claim myself as a dependent?
If I didn't file a return last year, what should I do?
Can I deduct my payments for mental health care?
If I rolled my 401(k) into a traditional IRA, should my 1099-R show there was a distribution and an immediate contribution?
Where on my return do I enter reimbursed expenses from my 1099-MISC?
If I'm the beneficiary of a pension, which form do I file?
Can I use my mortgage interest on my rental property on both Schedule A and Schedule E?
If I take a Section 179 deduction on the full purchase price of a vehicle, can I depreciate anything on the vehicle on future-year returns?
What can I do to get a state refund instead of having to pay each year?
Why would I have to pay the AMT?
I’m required to rent a house that’s close to my workplace as a condition of employment. Can I count my rent and housing expenses as unreimbursed employee business expenses?
I contribute to a county-funded pension plan every month. Can I deduct any portion of my contributions under Section 501(c)(18)?
My partner wants to sell his share of the business. Should I file for an extension so I can file after he sells?
What might disqualify me from claiming the childcare credit?
Can I claim a nonrelative for EIC purposes?
Can I deduct state and local conveyance taxes I paid when I purchased my home?
If my pension isn't earned income, why is it taxable?
If I'm filing as married filing separately, can I claim the EIC?
My spouse is in the military and reposted from Illinois to Nevada in **CurrentYear**. We live in base housing in Nevada. His resident state is Florida, and mine is Nevada. How do we file?
After my spouse died, my minor child started receiving Social Security income. I received an SSA-1099 for my child. Do I report this income on my return?
I contracted for a company. It paid all the expenses and sent me a Form 1099-MISC. How should I file?
If I withdrew funds from my traditional IRA when I took early retirement, can I eliminate or reduce the early withdrawal penalty?
Are fees or mortgage interest on a reverse mortgage deductible?
Can I receive a Form W-2 and a Form 1099 from the same employer?
I have a debt offset for student loans. Can the IRS take this debt out of my refund, including the amount I receive for the Earned Income Credit (EIC)?
If my child was born in January, can we claim him since we bought everything for him in December?
If I'm in training for a job or apprenticeship, can I deduct my expenses?
When one parent pays a child's medical expenses and the other parent reimburses them, how much of a deduction can the first parent claim?
Why is federal tax withheld differently than my Social Security withholdings?
Who can claim head of household status?
If my child files a return, can I claim my child for the EIC?
I obtained a patent on an item I sold last year. Prior to that, I incurred attorney fees and patent-office costs. Can I deduct those fees now?
If I had stock sales and shares withheld for taxes, how do I report them?
Do I have to report income I inherited?
I used my car for business part of the time. I sold the car this year. How do I depreciate the car?
I lost everything in a flood while I was living in a rented house. What deductions can I claim?
If I had travel expenses while working on a charitable mission, can I deduct the expenses?
My family members live in another country. Can I claim them if they stayed with me more than 183 days on visitors' visas?
If I have a child and live with my parents, but support myself and my child, can I claim the child tax credit?
I had to withdraw funds early from my Coverdell account, since the person who was depositing the funds died. Do I have to pay a **fdEarlyDistPenalty1** early distribution penalty?
Is my entire mortgage insurance premium deductible?
If I'm building rental property, how do I report the in-process construction costs?
Can I deduct commissions I lost on sales I made to manufacturers who didn't pay for products they received?
If my employer didn't withhold taxes from my babysitting income, how do I report my income?
If I didn't claim my dependents last year, can I claim them twice this year?
If I babysat for only part of the year and made less than **fdSelfEmplTaxIncome**, do I have to report it?
Can I claim the standard mileage deduction even though my company gives me a gas card to pay for my gas?
What information do I need to gather for my self-employment return?
If I don't have an SSN, how can I file an extension?
How do I know if I need to pay estimated taxes for **CurrentYear**?
I used money from my 401(k) to pay COBRA insurance premiums. Do I have to pay early withdrawal penalties?
How much do I have to earn to claim the child tax credit?
Do I have to report Social Security disability income?
Together, my spouse and I make too much money to claim the child tax credit. If we use married filing separately, could my spouse claim the child tax credit?
If I'm getting unemployment from one state but have relocated to another state, where do I file?
Can I deduct contributions I made to a foreign country for disaster relief?
If I received all my forms except a 1099 for self-employed income, can I complete my return?
Do I need to pay my underpayment penalty separately from my balance due?
If I'm not retired, do I need to report my 401(k) interest?
I had a gain that I reinvested into qualified small business stock. When can I defer it?
Do I report Social Security survivor benefits my children receive?
Can I claim food and lodging expenses for the period I worked as a truck driver?
Do I need to have legal custody, legal guardianship, or a power of attorney for my dependents to claim them on my return?
If I pay all my child's childcare expenses but I'm not married to my partner, can I claim the childcare credit?
If I used one vehicle and one home office for two unrelated businesses, how do I deduct expenses?
If I converted my traditional IRA to a Roth IRA and also invested **IRA_MAX_CONTRI_S** in my Roth IRA, will both amounts put me over the limit for Roth IRA conversions so I'll have to pay a penalty?
I live in Canada and am married to a Canadian who has no U.S. income. How should I file?
I have more than one source of 1099 income, but the sources all have the same code. Can I combine the income on my return?
If my museum membership is tax deductible, can I deduct the full amount?
Can I claim hours I donated to a charitable organization?
We bought a farm and spent money on repairs and updates. We haven't yet started farming full-time, but we did have a small amount of sales. How should I report the expenses and sales?
What's federal income tax withheld?
How do I report business expenses related to a single-member LLC, and passive losses for property with two owners?
My deceased mother's Form 1099-R shows Ohio state tax withheld. However, she lived in Colorado the entire year before she died. Should I file a return for Ohio?
I have a checking account and a savings account for my business. Can I deduct the bank fees as business expenses?
The rental income I receive for a house I own is only enough to cover the mortgage. Do I have to report it?
If the inheritance I received was reported on Form 1099-R, do I need to report this as income?
How do I report a sale of a patent and the expenses involved with the patent?
I inherited part of our family farm. The farm was sold, and I received a portion of the sales. How do I report this?
How can I avoid paying capital gains tax on land that was sold under threat of eminent domain?
If I'm a first-time homeowner, how will this affect my refund?
If I don't have an SSN for my adopted child, can I claim my child for EIC purposes?
Can I deduct a hearing aid I paid for out-of-pocket?
Can I claim farm animals or pets as dependents?
If I'm claiming my child as a dependent, can my child also claim a dependent?
Does getting unemployment affect my refund?
If I expect federal and state refunds, do I need to file for an extension?
I bought a home with someone who's not my spouse, and I pay 100% of the mortgage and real estate taxes. Can I claim 100% of the mortgage interest and taxes?
I serve in the National Guard and volunteer with the Civil Air Patrol. Can I deduct pool fees I incur for swimming laps to stay in shape?
Can I deduct property tax that was paid from an escrow account?
Are there tax credits for buying high-efficiency appliances?
If I have lottery winnings, will it affect my eligibility for the EIC?
Should I file married filing jointly or head of household?
If I received a form I needed after I filed my return, what should I do?
Do I have to pay back my EIC?
Can I deduct a cash donation my business made to a charity on Schedule C?
If I paid back taxes for local income taxes I owed and interest on those taxes, are these taxes and interest deductible?
If I'm self-employed and drive to my office outside my home, can I deduct the mileage?
Can I claim pension income from my business on my Schedule C instead of on Form 1040?
If I was self-employed for only a few months, can I deduct health insurance premiums I paid all year long?
How do I report a sign-on bonus I received for an oil lease?
If I want to itemize my state and local real estate taxes, what kind of documentation do I need?
How do I report interest I earned on a universal life insurance policy?
I inherited 1/4 share of property several years ago. This year, I sold the 1/4 share to my brother. How do I report the income from the sale?
If my child's other parent isn't working, can I claim the childcare credit?
If a car I don't use for business was stolen, can I claim a deduction for the theft?
How do I report income I earned from my paper route?
If I got $13,000 as a gift, do I have to pay taxes on it?
If we received a statement from a church showing we gave cash gifts of more than **fdCharityDonAmt1**, can we deduct the gifts?
We have a small farm, but our farm income isn't a large part of our income. We live on our pensions. Can we still file Schedule F without showing a profit?
If I'm a full-time student, do I need to report work-study income?
The company I contract with includes the reimbursements they pay me for expenses in my income. How can I make sure I'm not double-taxed?
I e-filed and mailed in my return. What will the IRS do?
I received a total distribution from a company pension fund to which I made no contributions. Should I complete Form 5329?
If I sold a rental property, what can I add to my basis?
If I was self-employed in another country, do I need to pay self-employment taxes?
Can I deduct the **fdEarlyDistPenalty1** early withdrawal penalty?
If I have receipts for Goodwill donations totaling less than **fdCharityDonAmt3**, do I also need a letter from Goodwill?
If I report self-employment income and expenses, do I need an identification number besides my SSN?
Where do I enter the SSN and name of a contract laborer I paid?
I deduct my mortgage insurance premiums. Can I deduct homeowner’s insurance too?
I have gold vaulted in a foreign country. Do I have to complete Form TD F 90-22.1?
If I received pay for being in a combat zone, do I have to report this?
I only have a few months of employment and unemployment income this year. Should I claim myself and my children, or let my fiance claim us?
If I was enrolled in a dependent care reimbursement program, how can I claim the childcare credit?
If I was paid in cash, do I have to report my earnings?
If I paid my **NextYear** spring tuition in January **NextYear**, can I claim it on my **CurrentYear** return?
If I'm not in school but I'm paying school loans, do I still qualify for an education credit?
I want to send medical records to doctors in other states for second opinions. Is that a deductible medical expense?
My spouse is a foreign service officer who was posted overseas and then to Virginia. We bought a home in Virginia, but his home state of record is New York. Which state returns do we file?
My father lived with my wife and child while I was deployed. Can I claim him as a dependent?
What are the exceptions to the penalty for underpayment of tax?
My parents used a quitclaim deed to give me some property in **PreviousYearNo3**. I've been paying property taxes on it but haven't claimed it on my return. How do I report the property taxes for this year and prior years?
Can I deduct anything in my position as a volunteer fireman?
How much of my Social Security disability income (SSDI) is taxable?
Is a military pension taxable?
What's the minimum required earned income to qualify for the EIC?
Can I deduct ambulance and fire department fees?
If I'm self-employed, can I deduct my mileage and maintenance on my vehicle?
I'm a freelancer and didn't receive any Forms 1099. How do I report my income?
If I paid for my textbooks out of pocket, can I claim them as an education expense?
Someone else used my money to pay my job-related expenses. Can I deduct those expenses?
Can I claim a baby born in July?
I received a Form 1099-B for a widely held fixed investment trust. How do I report this?
If I clean houses with another person, how should we file?
If I lived in a foreign country all of **CurrentYear**, which state do I file in?
I withdrew money from an exchange reserve fund, class A. Then, I directly deposited the money into a 529 prepaid tuition program for my child. How do I report this?
Do I pay federal taxes on my pension?
Can I claim my new pellet stove for an energy credit?
Can I claim the money I spent on a passport for an overseas mission trip?
I'm a full-time Pennsylvania resident. I worked part-time in Pennsylvania and part-time in Delaware for the same employer. My employer only withheld Pennsylvania taxes. Do I have to file a Delaware return?
My child received student loans. Are the loans included in my income limitation to claim him as a dependent?
Where can I find the EIC table?
If I've paid student-loan interest for the last few years but never claimed it, can I claim it now?
I rented my second home for 11 out of 12 months. Can I deduct the mortgage interest and real estate taxes as itemized deductions?
If I don't claim my child as a dependent, can I claim the childcare credit?
Is tax-exempt interest from private activity bonds subject to the AMT?
Can I claim mortgage interest if I filed for bankruptcy?
If my dependent is age 17 and a full-time student whom I support, can I claim the child tax credit?
Can I claim taxes taken out of excludable income?
If I took money out of my Coverdell educational savings account (ESA), why would I be charged a penalty?
I forgot to include my pension income in a return I already filed. What should I do?
If I've already e-filed, how can I claim a child for Earned Income Credit (EIC) purposes?
If 1 of us owes back taxes, is it better to file separately?
If I sold a stock on Dec. 31 but the settlement date wasn’t until January of the next year, in which year do I report the sale?
Can I deduct money I tithe to my church as a charitable donation?
Can I amend my returns from previous years to claim medical expenses?
If I want to claim capital losses on my **CurrentYear** return, what's the deadline for executing a stock sale?
My 1099-B, box 4 lists $0 federal tax withheld for each nonqualified stock option transaction. Yet my financial institution sent me information showing federal, state, FICA, and Medicare were withheld. Where do I find the withholding?
Can I deduct the taxes I paid on my primary residence and motor vehicles on my federal return?
Are Social Security and Medicare (FICA) taxes withheld refundable?
If I made less than **fdSelfEmplTaxIncome** on items I sold on consignment, do I need to report this as income?
Can I pay my past-due mortgage with my retirement funds without having to pay a **fdEarlyDistPenalty1** penalty for early withdrawal?
If I'm self-employed, can I deduct the taxes I paid last year on my federal return?
Is the **fdEarlyDistPenalty1** penalty on an early 401(k) withdrawal based on the original amount or on the amount I received after taxes?
I've been living in a foreign country for a few years and plan to live there indefinitely. What requirements do I have to meet to be a bona fide resident of the country?
If the IRS applied my last year's refund to past tax debt, can I write it off on this year's return?
Can I deduct interest on a short-term bank loan that I used to buy investments?
My spouse and I file married filing separately and itemize our deductions. How do we split our charitable donations?
If I had a baby, can I get the child tax credit?
I receive a federal death benefit annuity for my first husband. I received a Form CSF 1099-R. Is the annuity fully taxable?
City taxes were taken out of my paychecks, but they aren't reported on my W-2. What should I do?
I received payment for serving as an executor for an estate. Do I need to report this income?
If my partner and I aren't legally married, can I claim my partner as a dependent?
Can I claim purchases of items for use by our church youth group as charitable donations?
If I'm paying child support for my children but they don't live with me, can I claim them as dependents?
I'm active-duty military who was deployed overseas. Can I deduct the costs of shipping my animals and my vehicle?
Can I deduct fees associated with creating a business website and business email account?
If I received a grant, what education credits can I claim?
In a wash sale, what's a substantially similar security?
I'm in the National Guard. Can I deduct work-related expenses that weren't reimbursed, like my uniform, mileage, and haircuts?
Can I deduct the margin interest I paid on my stock account against my profit from stock sales?
If I filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy and had several rental homes included, how do I report this on my return?
If I'm paying money into a pre-paid college fund, can I get a credit for my contributions even though my child isn't yet in college?
If my business income will show a loss, do I need to file it as a hobby?
If I cashed out my Roth IRAs, can I deduct my medical insurance premiums to offset my Roth early-withdrawal penalty?
If I set up a bank account to organize a charity event, how should I report the money that was donated?
I paid for my son to attend college. This year, he graduated and filed his own return. Can I deduct the tuition I paid for him?
Do I claim jury duty pay as income?
Do you have to file a return if you received income while in prison?
Why are my tax-deferred pension contributions figured into my Social Security and Medicare wages?
If taxes were withheld from my paycheck, why do I owe the AMT?
Can I claim someone as dependent who doesn't have an SSN or an ITIN?
How do I report the work I did for a charitable organization if I did it for free as a charitable donation?
I’m filing an extension but don’t know my balance due yet. Do I pay the estimated federal tax or the estimated AMT?
If I write a check to a nonprofit in my name and designate it as a gift from my small business, can I deduct it?
If I send money to an inmate, can I claim that person as a dependent?
Am I required to pay estimated quarterly taxes on my federal unemployment wages?
The IRS billed me for the amount I owed on my **PreviousYear** return. Then, I was deployed by the military, and so the bill is still outstanding. Can the IRS deduct the amount I owed for **PreviousYear** from the **CurrentYear** refund I'll receive?
If I pay my day labor workers in cash, how do I report them?
My mother died in May **PreviousYear**. Do I split her income to show what she earned before and after she died?
Where do I enter interest income?
If I took care of someone's child and earned more than **fdSelfEmplTaxIncome**, do I have to report that money?
I only sent a partial payment with my request for an extension. How can I now pay the entire amount?
I was unemployed and had to withdraw funds early from my 401(k) plan to pay my mortgage. Can I claim an exemption to the **fdEarlyDistPenalty1** early distribution penalty?
I inherited a share of my grandmother's property a few years ago. I sold the property this year. How do I figure the taxes I owe on the sale?
If I received payment in **CurrentYear** for something I did in **PreviousYear**, in what year should I report the income?
If I'm paying into a pension with a financial services company, are my contributions considered an IRA?
My grandmother received interest income after she died. Do I have to file a Form 1041 for her estate?
I'm a military civilian employee. If my Form W-2 has incorrect information on it, what should I do?
I live in a state with a state income tax but earn income in a state without a state income tax. How do I report my income on my home-state return?
If I'm an American attending a foreign college, can I claim education credits?
We finished an unfinished room in our home as a new office for our business. How do we classify and depreciate this capital improvement?
Does income from a previous employer's pension plan affect my EIC?
I'm eligible to claim a credit for 35% of our health care premiums for employees. How do I claim the credit?
I used short-term disability for maternity leave. Do I have to report this?
I have a rental property in Colorado that provides income. However, I live in another state. Do I need to file a Colorado return?
My sibling bought out my share of my deceased mother's home. Do I report this as income?
What's the income limit for claiming education credits?
When we bought our condo, we paid for the condo itself, closing costs, and a down payment. Do I include all of these amounts when I figure the total cost basis?
How do I enter multiple prior-year city refunds I received this year?
My home was foreclosed last year. I received a Form 1099-A for the first mortgage and a Form 1099-C for the second mortgage. How do I report these on my return?
If I had both unemployment and self-employment income in the year, how do I file?
Why is my refund so different from last year?
If my child was born when the year was more than half over, do I get the entire child tax credit or just half?
Why didn't my refund go up even though I'm claiming a **fdNonBusEnergyCredit** energy credit?
My W-2 reports my exercised nonqualified stock options with taxes withheld. However, my 1099-B reports the gross proceeds without taxes withheld. How do I report this sale?
I sold stock in which I'd reinvested dividends over the years. I reinvested some dividends less than 30 days before the sale and some less than 30 days after. I need to make two wash-sale adjustments. How do I figure my gain or loss of my shares?
How many college credit hours do I need to claim the American Opportunity Credit?
Can I deduct the FMV of a boat I donated to a charity?
If I sold a rental property in Canada, where do I report foreign rental income and gain on sale of the property?
I received a Form K-1 reporting dividends from a trust. How do I report it?
Are workers' compensation and unemployment taxable income?
I'm missing a Form 1099-INT. If I don't get the information by the filing deadline, how should I report the income?
I live and work in Arizona for a company based in Utah. The company withholds Utah tax from my paychecks. Will I have to file a Utah return and pay that state's tax?
Since my husband is the only member of the family who's employed, should he file as head of household?
If I'm self-employed and don't have 1099s from everyone I worked for, how can I complete my return?
I didn't claim my child for EIC purposes last year but my ex-spouse claimed the child as a dependent. How can I still claim an EIC for last year?
I receive a disability pension from Veterans Affairs (VA). Am I considered disabled for tax purposes?
How do I calculate and file estimated taxes?
If I have joint custody of our children, but my ex-spouse hasn't seen our children for more than six months, can I claim both of our children as dependents?
How do I figure my stock’s basis?
Is the self-employment income I reported on my return reported to Social Security?
The mortgage of my home is in my parents' names, but I make all of the payments. Can I deduct mortgage interest?
My federal return was accepted, but my state was rejected. Will my federal refund still be direct deposited?
If I owe back child support, will my refund be delayed?
What's the age limit for the child tax credit?
My sisters and I inherited our parents' home. The home was held in trust. We sold the home and divided the proceeds. How do we report this sale?
I received a Form 1099-R after I filed my return. What should I do?
What are Roth IRA contribution limits?
If I'm a childcare provider without a W-2, what do I file?
I started receiving alimony last year. Should I have made estimated tax payments last year to avoid owing taxes?
I am in the Navy. I recently moved from Hawaii to South Carolina. I own homes in both states. I rented out my homes when I wasn't living in them. How do I pay taxes on the rental income?
I received a bankruptcy settlement worth far less than what my investment was worth. I then received a 1099-DIV reporting the bankruptcy settlement in box 3. How do I claim and carry forward my loss?
If I have exercise equipment in the room I use as a home office, does this room still qualify as a home office?
I pay child support, but my children live with my parents. Can I claim the children as dependents?
My spouse works 100 miles away from our home. He rents an apartment to stay closer to work. Can we deduct this rent payment as an unreimbursed business expense?
My spouse and I are filing separately. Can we split our itemized deductions?
How do we know if we can claim a homestead exemption for our house?
Is there a way to claim a child as a dependent if she doesn't meet the age requirement?
I paid taxes on a bonus in **PreviousYear**. I then repaid more than $3,000 of the bonus when I left active duty. Can I deduct the amount repaid as a miscellaneous deduction for **CurrentYear**?
Can I deduct mortgage interest?
My son has been receiving Social Security survivor benefits since his dad died. In the past, I haven't had to claim any of these funds. Is that still true?
Can I let someone else claim my dependent on her return?
How do I report the amount in my 403(b) plan?
If I rent a home and make improvements for which I’m not reimbursed, can I claim deductions or credits?
How do I find out if I itemized on my return last year?
I rent an aircraft hangar, and I pay leasehold tax in my monthly payment. Can I deduct this?
My military retirement pay is reported on a Form 1099-R. My veterans' disability pay is 70% of the total and should be tax-exempt. However, my 1099 shows it as 100% taxable. What can I do to fix this?
I developed a product, manufactured it, and shipped it to a company. The company reimbursed me for my manufacturing and shipping costs. I know I should claim my profit as income. Should I also claim the amount I was reimbursed?
I lived in Kansas but worked in Missouri. I had no tax withheld from my income, but I don't owe federal or state tax. Do I have to file any federal or state return?
I had a main home with an attached rental property. I sold my home for a profit after living there 10 years. How do I handle this on my return?
Can I receive a **fdChildTaxCredit** credit per child for three or more children?
If I lost my main home in a short sale and received a Form 1099-S, do I report it on my return?
If my insurance doesn't cover a medical expense, can I deduct it?
We were legally separated for all of **CurrentYear**. Can we file jointly until the divorce is final?
Do I add state and local taxes together when claiming itemized deductions?
I received an extension of time to file my federal return. Do I automatically receive an extension to file my Missouri return?
What documentation do I need to claim expenses for my in-home business?
If I'm a full-time student who earns an income but someone else paid my tuition, can I claim any education credits?
What is a recharacterization?
How do I report my foster-care income?
In 2008, I bought my home for $89,000. I made about $10,000 in home improvements. So, my total investment is now $99,000. How much can I sell the house for without having to pay back the $7,500 first-time homebuyer credit?
How long do I have to claim a capital loss?
If I received tuition reimbursement from my employer, what can I claim for an education credit?
I received payment from a foreign country for translation services. I also had expenses for travel and training. How do I report this?
Can I deduct interest on my home loans for the AMT?
I filed for an extension for my personal return. Will the extension apply to my for-profit and not-for-profit businesses?
Can I deduct the cost of putting a new roof on my home?
If I worked full-time but my spouse received unemployment benefits, do we qualify for the EIC?
How can I avoid having my refund taken as a result of my spouse's defaulted school loans?
If I want to use my state refund to pay my federal tax debt, can I file my state return now and file my federal return in April?
I receive a widow's pension from my late husband's foreign employer. They withhold the foreign taxes. If I exclude foreign income, how do I claim the foreign tax credit?
Is the amount in a deceased person's federal pension fund taxable to an estate and its beneficiaries?
I own multiple rental homes homes. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) pays the rent for a few of my tenants. However, HUD only sent me one 1099-MISC with all the rental amounts combined. How do I report this?
If I don't have taxable income, can I claim a charitable donation deduction?
How do I estimate my self-employment tax for quarterly payments?
I received two Forms 1099 with amounts in box 7 reporting nonemployee compensation. How do I report these amounts?
Can I claim the mileage I drive going from one job to another?
If I paid more tax that I owe with my extension, can I amend my extension?
I took an early IRA withdrawal to pay a parent's assisted-living and medical expenses. Can I claim an exception to the **fdEarlyDistPenalty1** withdrawal penalty?
If I didn't make much money for freelance work I did, can I consider this a hobby?
Can I deduct the donation I made to an orphanage in China?
I used my dependent-care FSA to pay for childcare expenses, but my partner didn't. Should I claim both of our children as dependents, or should we each claim a child?
I have a preferred stock that wasn't sold but is described as "return of principal" on Form 1099-B. Do I list the amount on Schedule D as assets sold?
Are contributions to the USO and the U.S. Olympics deductible?
Can I deduct the mortgage payments I make on my rental property?
If I received a Form 1099-R, can I report my pension as a capital gain?
Are the amounts withheld from my paycheck for my HSA considered contributions by me or by my employer?
If my childcare credit is more than the total amount withheld on my W-2, can I claim the credit?
I sold stock that I bought many years ago. How do I figure my basis?
How much of a deduction can I claim per dependent?
How do I determine what is state-source income when I'm a nonresident on my state return?
How much is the additional child tax credit?
Can I claim both the child tax credit and the childcare credit?
Do I have to pay taxes on unemployment benefits?
Can my partner and I both claim our child as a dependent?
If I received a salary settlement from my employer, how can I reduce its effect for the AMT?
When am I exempt from withholding?
I own a rental property. Do I list each depreciable asset individually on Form 4797?
Can I deduct clothing and tools I bought for my job?
Can I deduct prepaid mortgage interest and real estate taxes?
Is personal property tax deductible?
If I pay for my parent's assisted living and medical expenses, can I claim her as a dependent?
How do I report start-up expenses for my new daycare business?
If the only income I receive is annuity income, do I need to file?
Can I claim start-up expenses and no income for my own business?
I retired from the Navy and am receiving my retirement pay. The VA awarded me disability. However, the Form 1099-R they sent me doesn't show the correct number of months of disability pay. What should I do?
Will I gain more from selling items in a garage sale and keeping the cash, or donating the items and deducting their value?
Can I claim mileage for the miles beyond what my company reimbursed me for?
Can I file an amended return with a Form 8379: Injured Spouse Allocation?
I rented land for farming and had expenses for livestock and supplies. I made a small profit. Do I have to report this income?
If I installed a new energy-efficient furnace, can I claim an energy credit?
If we sold a condo we used only as rental property, how do we handle depreciation and long-term capital gains on this property?
Does the AGI phaseout on education credits apply this year?
The Army withheld Georgia taxes from my military pay. How do I get a Georgia refund?
If I work on a cruise ship, how do I report a merchant mariner deduction?
Why don't I qualify for the Saver's Credit?
If my ex-spouse only received unemployment and is a full-time student, can my ex-spouse claim our child as a dependent?
If I receive payment for a hobby, how do I report the income?
If I earned interest on life insurance and bank accounts -- but never withdrew it -- do I have to report the interest?
My child makes more than **PersExemptLong** but lives at home. I pay all his expenses. Can I claim my child as a dependent?
If I'm a senior who's been in college more than 4 years, do I qualify for the American Opportunity Credit?
I paid for my school tuition in December. However, I expect my GI Bill benefits will reimburse me for the tuition. Should I still claim the tuition credit even if I'll get all of the money back?
What job-hunting expenses are deductible?
If I had passive-activity losses from rental real estate, can I deduct them this year?
If my Form 1098, Box 5 shows 0, but my bank's statement shows real-estate taxes I paid, can I claim that amount on my return?
Am I required to include my January-April **NextYear** HSA contributions?
I own a house that I rent, and I take a loss to pay the mortgage. How do I show loss? Can I claim new appliances I bought for the rental house?
I bought a house last year with a co-signer. If my Form 1098 has my co-signer's SSN on it, does he claim the house on his taxes?
I'm a contractor in a combat zone overseas. Will I have to pay taxes on my income?
Can I count principal payments on student loans for purposes of the American Opportunity Credit?
I'm active-duty military and a legal resident of Ohio. Will I owe Ohio taxes?
If I requested an extra amount be withheld from each paycheck when I filled out my W-4 at work, do I include this amount in backup withholding?
My mortgage company sold my home for less than my mortgage balance and sent me a bill for the balance. How should I report this?
When will I get my state refund?
Can I deduct donations to booster clubs and college scholarship endowment funds?
If I own rental property but I don’t receive any of the rental income, do I have to claim it when filing my return?
If I've paid off my home-equity loan, can I deduct my interest on the loan?
Do I need to claim workers' compensation income on my return?
Are HOA dues deductible?
How do I claim the mileage I drive to commute to my monthly National Guard service?
I contribute to a 403(b) plan, and my employer matches my amount. Is this considered a traditional IRA?
If I'm a dependent on someone else's return, can I claim the EIC?
Where can I find my AGI on my W-2?
I'm self-employed. I gave a nonprofit company a 50% discount on my services, which I noted on an invoice. Can I claim that discount?
Can I deduct the additional tax I paid after an audit?
After I filed my return, I received a corrected form that shows I paid more mortgage interest than I reported. Should I file an amended return?
Can I claim my new roof for an energy credit?
If I donated used clothing valued at more than **fdCharityDonAmt3**, how can I claim the donation?
If my only income was workers' compensation, do I qualify for the EIC?
Is there a salary cap for contributing to a traditional IRA?
How do I file for an exception to the early withdrawal penalty?
My disabled brother can't live alone, so he lives with me. If he gets workers' compensation but I pay most of his expenses, can I file as head of household?
My spouse is in the military. California is my resident state, but it's not my spouse's. If I earned income in California, how should we file?
Can I deduct legal fees I paid someone to process Homeland Security paperwork?
I contributed the maximum to my 403(b) plan. Can I also make a traditional IRA contribution?
Can I claim new energy-efficient windows for an energy credit?
My spouse and I moved to Kentucky late in the year. I earned income in Kentucky, but my spouse didn't. Should he file a Kentucky return?
Do I have to report my welfare income?
My child is over age 24, lives with me, and goes to school. Can I claim him as a dependent?
How do I report foreign pensions?
If my dependent makes less than $5,950 does he or I have to include the income on our return?
If I don't yet have my 1099-G for unemployment wages, can I file my return now or will I have to file an extension?
I sold my home to buyers who are paying me monthly, but I still carry the mortgage and pay all the taxes and mortgage interest. Do I report the money they're paying me as income?
If a court decreed that my ex-spouse could claim our child every year, can he do this even when he's in prison?
If my ex-spouse and I live together and split expenses down the middle, can we both claim our child as a dependent?
If my baby lived for less than one day after she was born, can I claim her as a dependent?
My home burned down, and I paid the mortgage until insurance settled my claim. Can I claim both the mortgage interest and a loss deduction for property my insurance didn't cover?
If we bought a house and paid property tax for this year and last year, can we claim all of it on our return?
Can I deduct my child's Catholic school tuition?
Can I deduct contributions to my workplace pension fund?
If my only income was from unemployment, will I get a refund by claiming a dependent?
If I didn't make much money but my spouse did, do I have to file and report all my income?
I receive nondisability retirement pay. Can I exclude any of this income?
I claimed the Hope Credit in 2007 and 2008. I claimed the American Opportunity Credit in 2009 and 2010. Can I claim the American Opportunity Credit again this year?
My family members receive Social Security and supplemental security income (SSI). Can I still claim them as dependents?
Can I deduct my **PreviousYear** estimated tax penalty on my **CurrentYear** return?
Was my **PreviousYear** refund applied to my **CurrentYear** estimated tax?
How do I file for a New Jersey extension?
If my girlfriend pays me rent, do I have to claim it as income?
If taxes weren't deducted from my wages, can I still get a refund?
My spouse is on active duty in Missouri, but I'm nonmilitary. Our legal residence is Washington state. Do we need to file a Missouri return?
If my mortgage banker foreclosed on my house, how do I find out how much property tax I paid for when I lived in my home?
If I have dependents but no income, am I required to file a return?
My husband was approved for disability in December **PreviousYear**. We received a settlement check after Jan. 1, **CurrentYear**, but the check was dated Dec. 27, **PreviousYear**. Do we report this income on our **CurrentYear** return?
Can we deduct the expense for a LifeLock system to protect personal information associated with our home business?
If I haven't received all my W-2s yet, can I get an advance on my refund?
I pay mortgage insurance, and I received a Form 1098 that doesn't include an amount in Box 4. However, the 1098 does note a mortgage insurance premium amount. Do I record this amount on my return even though it's not in Box 4?
I received dividends and interest income during the year. Do I have to report them?
I have real estate tax reported on a North Carolina K-1. It's my nonresident share of net tax paid by an LLC partnership. Do I report this on Schedule A, line 6?
If I didn't claim education credits in prior years, can I claim them now?
If I had to pay taxes, penalties, and interest for an error on a prior-year return, how do I claim these expenses on my return?
We only collected rent for our rental property for 10 months out of the year. Can we claim the mortgage for the other two months as an expense?
I lived in another state for part of **CurrentYear**. How should I file?
If I paid out more in medical expenses than I put into my FSA, which expenses can I deduct?
If my children made more than **PersExemptLong**, can I still claim them as dependents?
Are weight-loss doctor's fees deductible?
If I'm paying back my employer for overpayment, how do I handle this on my return?
If I received temporary alimony, do I have to claim it?
How do I find out what I paid in student loan interest?
If I claim a parent as a dependent, can I also claim that parent for the EIC?
If I filed my return or paid my balance due after the due date last year, can I claim a deduction this year for the penalties and interest I paid?
I'm active-duty military. I was stationed in Missouri for a few years before being deployed overseas. However, my state of record is New York. What state return do I need to file?
I claimed 0 exemptions and married status on my W-4, but my employer isn't withholding enough. Can I have additional money taken out or change my W-4 filing status to have more withheld?
I opened a Roth IRA in **PreviousYear** but earned too much to qualify. So, I withdrew the money in February **CurrentYear**. On the Form 1099-R I received, Box 7 has Codes P and T. What do the codes mean?
Can I deduct the fee I paid a real estate company to sell a timeshare for me?
Do I have to report insurance money I received for a home fire?
Can I deduct anything if my student loan isn't in repayment status?
How does the date I sell stock acquired through an ISO affect the reporting for AMT?
My child paid his own tuition, so I didn't claim a Form 1098-T on my return. However, I claimed him as a dependent. Now, he's not able to claim the 1098-T on his return. Should I amend my return?
I withdrew money from my 401(k) to buy my first home, but I haven't bought a home yet. Is the distribution still tax-exempt?
If the federal income tax withheld field on my W-2 is blank, what do I enter?
My spouse died in January **NextYear** but I haven't yet filed my **CurrentYear** return. How should I handle his death on my **CurrentYear** return?
I'm active duty military. My spouse and I were separated all of **CurrentYear** and divorced in December **CurrentYear**. I paid him a percentage of my untaxed housing allowance during that time. Can I deduct the payments?
Can I deduct Lasik eye surgery as a medical expense?
Does filing Form 8379 affect how quickly we'll receive our refund?
Will the IRS directly deposit my refund on an exact day based on when I file?
If I use the standard deduction, can I claim an education credit?
If I claim my son as a dependent, can I deduct his student loan interest?
If I've already e-filed my return, can I e-file Form 8379: Injured Spouse Allocation?
Can I deduct child support payments I make?
What’s considered compensation to determine how much I can contribute to my IRA(s) in **CurrentYear**?
If I'm working for a foreign company that doesn't withhold taxes, how do I report the income?
If I'm self-employed, what can I do to maximize my refund?
I applied some of my refund to my estimated tax payments. Does it all go to the April 15 payment or is it divided among the four quarterly payments?
How can my church housing allowance be exempt from my self-employment income?
If I contributed to my IRA, why didn't I receive a Saver's Credit?
I don't have a Form 1099-R regarding a rollover, but I do have bank confirmation. Is that acceptable?
Can I change my W-4 to increase my withholding instead of paying quarterly estimated tax?
I own timeshare properties that I rent out and don’t use personally. Can I deduct assessments, real estate taxes, interest, and other expenses?
If my employer didn't pay for my meals while traveling on business, can I deduct them?
I'm claiming myself as a bona fide resident of a foreign country. However, I spent three months in North Carolina in **CurrentYear** for vacation and other duties. Do I need to file a North Carolina return?
I sold my main home at a loss. Do I report this on my return?
Can I deduct the costs of modifying a home for a person with a disability?
When do wash-sale rules apply?
Can I deduct car repair expenses?
I'm an ordained minister not currently associated with a church. Can I still claim I'm a clergy member for Earned Income Credit (EIC) purposes?
How do I know if a capital loss or gain is short- or long-term?
My health insurance premiums are withheld from my paycheck pre-tax. If I itemize, can I deduct the premiums as medical expenses?
When will I get my refund?
My foreign employer didn't issue a W-2 to me. How do I fill out my return?
How should a C corporation report health insurance premiums provided to employees?
I'm the beneficiary of a state employees' retirement system (SERS) pension. Do I claim the disbursement I received as income?
I'm required to pay homeowner association dues and a termite bond for my house. Can I deduct these costs?
If I check the status of my federal refund on the IRS website, which amount do I put as my refund?
Can I claim state sales tax from a funeral expense as a big-ticket item on my return?
How much is the child tax credit?
If I don't owe the AMT, do I need to file the worksheet?
If I ran a daycare business, how do I report my income?
Will my refund be more if I file married filing jointly or married filing separately?
I went on a volunteer vacation organized by a qualified organization. How much of the program fee and airfare can I claim?
Does the AMT rate apply to my long-term capital gain?
How old must my children be before I have to stop claiming them as dependents?
If I didn't receive a W-2, how do I report foreign earned income?
What's the best way to keep track of my mileage and transportation expenses?
In a rental agreement, which person is the payer and which is the payee?
I inherited some stock from an estate settled in 2010. The stocks were originally bought in 2008, and I sold them in **CurrentYear**. How do I figure my basis?
If I receive both Social Security and pension income, do I need to file a return?
Can I take a charitable deduction in **CurrentYear** for donations I make between Jan. 1 and April 15, **NextYear**?
If I donated several items to charity this year, how do I estimate their value?
How much in estimated taxes must I have paid before I file my return?
If I pay for my children's private school, can I claim an education credit?
Where can I find out how much I contributed to my IRA?
Is it possible to get a federal refund and still have to pay estimated taxes?
Can I postpone paying the penalty on my 401(k) early withdrawal?
If I earned income as a teacher in a foreign country that has a tax treaty with the United States, do I have to report that income on a U.S. return?
I'm separated from my spouse and have a child who lived with me for more than half of the year. How should I file?
Can I still average my income over a five-year-period?
Do I need to itemize to claim the energy credit?
How do I report death benefits from a government annuity pension?
Can I deduct prescription medicines I received from countries outside the United States?
I'm self-employed and have one employee. I paid taxes for my employee. Can I deduct these on my return?
If I was the victim of a Ponzi scheme, can I deduct my loss?
If I have two Forms 1099-C, can I qualify for insolvency?
If our divorce took effect in **CurrentYear**, how should my ex-spouse and I claim our children?
If I sell products at home parties or from catalogs, will I receive a W-2?
If I didn't have any business or 1099 income, can I claim a business and a home office?
Can I deduct my health insurance expenses that are withheld from my company pension?
If I can't claim my child as a dependent, can I still claim medical expenses I paid for my child?
Do I have to claim small amounts of income I received when freelancing?
I do contract work but haven't received my Form 1099-MISC yet. Since I have a good estimate of what I earned, can I file my return?
My last pay period of the year ended Dec. 31, **CurrentYear**, but my check was dated Jan. 1, **NextYear**. Is it included in wages for **CurrentYear** or **NextYear**?
I paid two contract laborers this year, but I didn't file the 1099-MISC on time. What should I do?
My sister and I received money from stock sold in my mother's name after her death. How do I report this?
My spouse and I file separate returns. Can I claim our children as dependents, even if she makes more money?
Can I deduct federal and state taxes I paid last year on short-term capital gains?
What's the standard depreciation method for computers and computer equipment?
I'm still contributing to a 401(k) plan but received a distribution from the plan. Why didn't I receive the Saver's Credit?
If I had adoption expenses for one child over a two-year period, can I claim the maximum adoption credit both years?
If I sell products at home parties or from catalogs, which deductions can I claim?
I pay my caregiver in cash, and she doesn't want to report that income. Can I claim the childcare credit?
Are Veterans Affairs (VA) disability compensation and pensions taxable?
Can I deduct money I spend remodeling my home?
My escrow has only paid part of my property taxes. Can I only claim what was paid, or can I claim the total tax billed?
Do I have to report child support I receive?
How do I report course fees, books, and exams I took for certifications I need for my job?
I've been paying a mortgage that's in my late mother's name. My sister and I own the house and pay the town taxes on it in our names. Can I claim the mortgage?
Should I use married filing separately in years when I have large medical bills?
If I received a W-2 reporting retirement income from a former employer, how do I report this?
I claimed the homebuyer's credit in 2009. I was then deployed overseas with the military and rented out my home. Do I have to repay the credit?
I received a rebate from the state to install a solar-thermal heating system in my home. Do I report this as income?
If my only income is self-employment income, how much do I have to earn before I must file a return?
When my mother passed away, her house was in a reverse mortgage for $500,000. I sold the house for $670,000 after I made repairs. Do I owe taxes on the gain?
Can I deduct orthodontics?
My same-sex partner and I are legally married in our resident state. I provide more than 50% of her support. Can I claim her as a dependent and file as head of household?
My sister pays the mortgage on a house she lives in. However, the title and mortgage are in my name. How do I report this?
If we rented a bedroom in our house, but shared some areas of the house with the tenant, how do we treat the property on our return?
Can I deduct contributions to a child's college account?
Can I deduct home repair expenses for my home?
In **PreviousYear**, I was eligible for the health care credit. So, the IRS paid my insurance premiums. I just received a Form 1099-H reporting the two premium payments made by the IRS. Do I have to claim this as income?
Are IRA fees deductible?
How do I report income from Form 1099-MISC, box 2?
What qualifies as a second home?
My child's father and I take turns claiming him on our returns. If this isn't my year to claim him, can I still file as head of household with a dependent so that I can claim the EIC?
What are the contribution limits for my Roth IRA?
Can I deduct the excise tax I paid on a new vehicle?
Is it better to have my taxes deducted from my paychecks or to pay quarterly estimated taxes?
If 1 of us owes child support, how should we file?
I'm the beneficiary of an insurance payout on the death of a relative. Do I need to include this as income?
I cashed out some IRAs. How can I reduce my tax liability?
What are the income limitations for the EIC?
I'm married, but my spouse and I are filing separately. I earn the only income for our family. If I file as head of household, can I still claim both my children as dependents?
If I discovered that a charitable deduction was counted twice after I filed my return, do I need to correct it?
I inherited and sold a home last year. I gave the property title to the new owner, so I don't know the original property value. The only property value I have is the appraised value for tax purposes. Can I use this amount as the original basis?
If my children live outside of the country with their mother, can I claim them as dependents?
My spouse's refund is withheld every year to repay prior debt. How should I file to keep my part of the refund from going toward his or her debt?
What's the maximum amount of charitable donations I can claim?
If I've owned a rental property for 10 years but have never claimed depreciation, can I claim it now?
If I pay a relative to care for my children, can I claim the childcare credit?
Can parents filing separately rotate claiming dependents on their returns?
I received an early distribution from my IRA to pay medical expenses. How can I reduce the early-distribution penalty?
If my employer contributed to my HSA and money was withdrawn incrementally from my gross pay to go into my HSA, am I in danger of having excess contributions?
We withdrew IRA funds to pay education expenses. However, the Form 1099-R, Box 7, shows Code 1, reporting no exception applies. How do I get back the amount taken out for an early withdrawal penalty?
If I didn't earn income but received an IRA distribution, can I claim the child tax credit?
How long does a person have to live with you before you can claim that person as a dependent?
If I divide my childcare between two places, can I claim the childcare credit?
If I withdrew Roth IRA funds of amounts I contributed 4 years ago, why am I charged a penalty?
If I entered my mortgage interest on my Schedule C, do I also list it for my deductions?
My mother died in **CurrentYear**. She had three months of income for the year. There's also a trust account that produces monthly income, which is now in my name. Can I report all of the earned interest on my mother's final return?
If I drive to my place of employment and then use my car to drive for my job, which mileage can I deduct?
What's the difference between allowances and dependents?
If I received two Forms 1099-R for one retirement distribution, how do I report it?
If I receive unemployment benefits, do I qualify for the additional child tax credit?
Since I was self-employed only half of **PreviousYear**, how do I figure my estimated tax payments for **CurrentYear**?
If I left an old appliance at an unattended donation location, how do I prove my donation?
Can I carry forward an AMT credit?
Can I claim household and vehicle expenses for my children in college?
I receive military retirement pay, and I also contribute part of that pay to an IRA. Are my contributions tax-exempt as qualified rollover contributions to my IRA?
When do I have to file a New Jersey return?
Can I deduct medical expenses paid for my domestic partner and her children?
My renter has been paying for repairs out of his own pocket and deducting that from his monthly rent. How do I report this?
Years ago, I bought a $10,000 zero-coupon bond and reported the interest on it every year. I sold the mature bond this year and received a 1099-B. It listed the proceeds as $10,000. How do I report my original issue discount (OID) interest this year?
How do I find out the value of my pension plan?
Is interest on a second mortgage deductible?
Where do I report income my employer doesn't report?
If we sold our home after installing items that qualify for the nonbusiness energy property credit, can we take the credit?
I auctioned a painting from my late mother's estate. Do I claim the proceeds as income?
Can I deduct the **fdEarlyDistPenalty1** penalty I paid for early withdrawal from a pension trust fund?
Can I deduct contributions to an educational savings account (ESA)?
Can I claim a non-child relative as a dependent?
Should I report interest I receive on child-support arrears?
How do I figure cost basis on the sale of stock that was a gift?
I've spent money to convert my condo to a rental property but haven't rented it out yet. Can I deduct the expenses on my return?
I'm a military reservist who has to travel hundreds of miles to attend drills. Can I deduct my travel and lodging expenses for going to drills?
I'm a citizen of another country and not a citizen or resident alien of the United States. How do I report interest I earned on money in a U.S. bank account?
What's the maximum Saver's Credit I can receive?
If I filed bankruptcy this year, can I claim family members as dependents?
I won a lottery in a state that I don’t live in. Do I have to file a return?
Do I need to claim my state refund as income?
I'm a truck driver. What deductions can I claim?
What's a mortgage interest certificate, and how can I get one?
My mother passed away last year, and the IRS sent me her overpayment of estimated tax back. Do I claim this as income?
If the federal income tax withheld box on my W-2 is blank, what does it mean?
If I'm in the military and using my tuition assistance and the G.I. Bill, can I deduct education expenses?
Can I still contribute to an IRA even though I'm retired and receiving Social Security?
Can I file head of household and claim an unrelated child who lives with me as a dependent?
I was assessed and paid the early withdrawal penalty on my retirement account. So, must I report the assessment and payment?
My two children and I live with my parents. Can my parents claim one of my children on their return and I claim my other child?
What are the income limitations for making contributions to a traditional IRA?
How can I avoid an underpayment penalty in the future?
I mailed my return on time but forgot to sign it. The IRS sent it back to me to sign. Since I'm mailing it after the due date, will I have to pay late penalties?
I took an early distribution from my Roth IRA that was less than my total contributions, and had a long-term capital gain for 1 stock and a short-term capital loss for the other. Do I claim that gain and loss on my return?
The city took part of our property through eminent domain. We received a settlement and used part of it to pay attorney fees. We also paid a portion to the mortgage company. The rest went to us. How do I report the gain?
If I filed bankruptcy last year, will I lose my refund?
How do I file a District of Columbia extension?
My daughter receives Social Security disability income and pays me rent. Can I declare this income as not-for-profit rental income?
Can I deduct attorney fees or any legal fees?
Should I have filed estimated taxes on Jan. 15 even though I had a net loss from the business I started last year?
I purchased a new home in the early part of 2011. I was on active duty overseas from 2008 until May 2010. Can I claim the first-time homebuyer's credit?
I prepaid taxes on my mortgage refinance at the settlement. Can I deduct the taxes?
If I own stock -- personally and in a 401(k) -- that's now worthless, can I claim a loss for both?
I'm a contractor. I received a check in **PreviousYear** but didn't cash it until **CurrentYear**. I reported the check on my **PreviousYear** return. Now, the company sent me a **CurrentYear** 1099-MISC for that amount. What should I do?
Can I report losses from my 401(k)?
What's a Schedule C?
How do I report income I earned as a household employee?
I received Forms 1098 from two separate mortgage companies for real estate taxes paid. The mortgage companies paid the taxes from my escrow accounts. Do I claim these above and beyond what I entered for mortgage interest paid?
If I refinanced my home, what can I deduct associated with the loan?
I received Forms 1098 for interest paid on my main home, a second home, and a timeshare. I sold my second home last year. Which interest can I deduct?
I own my main home and a second home. This year, I spent more days at my second home. If I claim my second home as my main home, will I still be eligible to exclude the capital gain when I sell the first home?
If I live in Massachusetts and didn't have health insurance last year, what will my penalty be?
I have two Forms 1099-R for a deceased relative for whom I'm preparing a final return. Federal tax has been withheld from the 1099-R amounts. Shouldn't they be tax-free?
What types of organizations qualify to receive deductible charitable donations?
Can I deduct expenses used to maintain property for wildlife management?
I've had my own business since **PreviousYearNo2**. This will be my third year of no profit. I filed for an extension of the three-out-of-five rule, and the IRS is looking into it. Can I claim the business this year, or do I need to claim it as a hobby?
What's the difference between a deduction and a credit?
Is money I received from financial aid considered earned income?
How can my refund be more than the federal taxes withheld on my W-2?
What's a Section 125 cafeteria plan?
How do I know if I have enough medical expenses to claim a deduction?
Which medical expenses can I deduct?
We own several rental properties and have reached the limit on losses we can deduct. What should we do?
How do I claim a per diem for overnight trips I took for my job if I wasn't reimbursed?
I worked on a construction job in Texas, which has no state tax. My home is in Arizona, and my employer withheld Arizona taxes. Do I file in Arizona or Texas?
I'm active-duty military stationed overseas but am living off base. I have an Army-issued APO address I use for all correspondence. Can I use this address on my return?
Should I itemize or use the standard deduction?
My ex-spouse makes more money than I do and pays child support, but our children live with me. Can he claim our children as dependents?
My only income sources last year were unemployment and Social Security disability, and both were taxed. So, why don't I qualify for the EIC?
If I provided for my grandchildren's care for the entire year, can I claim them to receive additional EIC?
Can I deduct points on my home's closing costs?
If I paid only two of my **CurrentYear** estimated tax payments, can I pay the other two now without a penalty?
I inherited money from my sister's estate. Do I claim this as income?
In **PreviousYear**, I received a court settlement and reported the income. However, I didn't deduct my attorney fees. Can I deduct the attorney fees now?
If my spouse and I are divorced, who gets to report the 1099-G that came with both our names on it?
If I'm a college student who's my parents' dependent, can I claim money I donated to a charity on my own return?
I opted out of my employer's health insurance plan. Can I deduct the health insurance premiums my wife and I pay on my wife's Schedule C?
If my job requires me to take classes, can I claim an education credit?
What document should I expect if I'm paying off my school loans?
If my father lives with me and pays me the amount of his public assistance check allocated to housing, do I include that as income?
I donated an IRA directly to a qualified charity. Can I avoid the AGI deduction limit?
I'm active-duty military. I contribute to a military version of the federal employees' retirement savings program. Can I contribute an extra amount this year to make up for the amounts I couldn't contribute in past years?
Where do I enter deductions for continuing education expenses related to my work?
I physically resided in New York and Arizona in **CurrentYear**. However, my W-2 shows state taxes paid to Georgia. Do I need to file returns in all three states?
If I file an extension, how much of the tax I might owe do I have to pay now?
Are website costs related to my business considered advertising or Internet expenses?
How much self-employment income do I need to earn before having to pay quarterly estimated taxes?
Do I need to report money I received from a class-action settlement or from an accident?
If I sold a rental property on Jan. 6, **CurrentYear**, do I count the 6 days of **CurrentYear** as available for rent?
If I use my cell phone for both personal and business calls, can I deduct the business portion?
My divorce decree states that I pay $1,000 monthly in alimony. My ex-spouse also gets 50% of my military retirement. Until I retired, I had willingly paid her an extra $500 monthly. Can I now claim that money if it wasn't noted in the decree?
After my child graduated from college, I withdrew the extra money, including interest, from my state's 529 plan. Do I have to report the amount I withdrew as income?
What's the basis for stock from my employer that I sold last year?
Will I pay a penalty for receiving my retirement pension before age 59 1/2?
Will the IRS hold my federal refund to pay off my state tax debt?
How do I set up estimated taxes for my sole proprietorship?
If my only income was unemployment benefits, can I claim the child tax credit?
I bought a home in 2009 and received the first-time homebuyer credit. I've never lived in the house. I currently rent it out, but I still plan to move in after the tenants leave. Do I have to repay the credit?
I used all my traditional IRA money to buy my first home. How do I report this on my return?
If my employer didn't withhold enough federal tax, how will my taxes be affected?
I got a Form 1099-S for the sale of nonfarm property. How should I report the sale proceeds?
Can I withdraw IRA funds penalty-free to help pay the down payment or closing costs on my new home?
If I file for an extension online, can I also pay my taxes online?
How can I file for a North Carolina extension?
If I pay dependent care expenses for a disabled adult dependent, can I claim the child and dependent care credit?
Are there additional credits or deductions I can take for working a full year?
I rented out my main home for several years and am now selling it to the renter. If the buyer is paying me in monthly installments, how do I report the sale?
If I made more than **fdSelfEmplTaxIncome** babysitting for friends, do I need to report that income?
If my child was 16 for most of the year, can I still receive the child tax credit?
If I'm seeking an associate's degree, can I claim the education credits?
If the unemployment office overpaid me, can they take my federal tax refund?
If I received a CP2000 letter from the IRS after I e-filed, will this stop or delay my refund?
I'm on a military deployment, so my employee address isn't on my W-2. How can I e-file?
If I received a federal refund on last year's return, do I need to claim the refund this year?
Can I report the expenses for taking care of my disabled adult child -- like medical expenses and insurance?
I bought a new vehicle for my own business, which I won't pay off for five years. Can I claim the Section 179 deduction?
If the IRS sent me a refund adjustment for a prior year, do I report this as income on my return?
If I received an insurance check for an auto-accident injury, do I report this as income?
I'm an actor, but didn't earn income as an actor this year. However, I did incur expenses. How do I claim these expenses?
Can I claim a deduction for old cell phones I donated to charity?
Will the IRS collect my ex-spouse's refund to pay back child support?
Can I deduct moving expenses?
If my spouse is in prison, can I claim him as a dependent?
I filed a Section 83(b) election on stock I received in **CurrentYear**. Should I send my 83(b) election form with my **CurrentYear** return?
I'm a massage therapist. I pay for regular massages since I couldn't keep working in this profession without this care. Can I deduct these expenses?
Where can I find the state and local sales tax I paid?
Which mortgage refinancing fees can I deduct?
If my home office expenses are more than my business income, can I claim the home office deduction?
While living in a foreign country, I pay a local babysitter to care for my child. Since she doesn't have a Social Security number, can I still claim the childcare credit?
If I sold shares of restricted employee stock on different dates, how do I report the sales on my state and federal returns?
I have a joint mortgage with another person and we both paid equally. How can we deduct the mortgage interest fairly?
If I have an irrevocable insurance trust, how do I report its dividends?
If I operated my own business for less than a year, how do I report this?
What deductions can I claim for my rental properties?
I'd like to claim my relative as a dependent. However, she has unemployment income, an insurance payout, and SSI. Can I claim her?
If I relocated for a new job, can I deduct moving expenses?
If I paid for the spring semester in December, can I claim the tuition I paid on this year's return?
How do I report the percentage of my salary that goes to paying my agency-placement fees?
Can I claim mortgage interest and real estate taxes as home office expenses?
My child is going to college in the United States, but he's not a U.S. citizen. He doesn't have a green card, but he does meet the presence test. Can I claim him as a dependent?
I withdrew money from my traditional IRA to pay federal income taxes. Can I deduct my IRA distribution?
How do I report a highway use tax?
I work for one company that pays taxable income. I also work for a company that pays nontaxed income. How do I claim the nontaxed income?
Do I owe taxes on pension plan funds to which I no longer contribute?
I included my solely owned LLC income and expenses on my Schedule C. Do I still need to file a separate return for the LLC?
I converted an SEP to a Roth IRA, and then had to take the amount as an early distribution in the same year. Do I pay the 10% early withdrawal penalty this year, and defer the taxable conversion amount over the next two years?
My children receive Social Security benefits since my ex-spouse is disabled. If I claim the children as dependents, do I report those benefits on my return?
What qualifies as self-employment deductions?
Is the processing fee I paid for a loan modification on my home a tax write-off?
If I'm retired military, do I have to pay North Carolina tax on my military pension?
If my wife died, can I contribute to our spousal IRA in my name or on her behalf?
I received a 1098-T after I filed my return. Do I need to amend my return?
I paid many expenses for my child who's attending college. The expenses include tuition, apartment rent, utilities, and credit card bills. Since she's in college, what expenses can I deduct?
If my ex-husband and I are living together with our children, what's our filing status?
My employer paid for my education expenses. She treated the amount she paid as a reimbursed business expense and not income. Can I claim an education credit and not report the reimbursement?
If I took a lump-sum early distribution from a pension fund, should I receive a 1099-R?
If my partner and I file separate returns, can we each claim part of our mortgage interest and real estate taxes?
If I pay the childcare costs for my grandchild, can I claim the childcare credit?
If I received partial unemployment benefits through my job, will the state send me a 1099-G?
My income prevents me from contributing directly to a Roth IRA. Can I convert a $5,000 contribution I made to a traditional IRA in 2011 for the 2010 tax year to a Roth IRA?
Can I claim new siding for an energy credit?
Can I depreciate equipment I bought this year for a business I won't start until next year?
Do I need to report a distribution noted on Form 1099-R, box 7, code G?
If I haven't received Form 1099-G for the unemployment benefits I received last year, how do I complete my return?
Is money I made on inherited stock considered a long-term capital gain?
If I'm under age 59, is my military pension taxed at a higher rate?
I spent a few thousand dollars for law school entrance exams, exam-study books, and an online exam-prep course. Can I deduct these expenses?
I received long-term disability payments from a policy I paid for with after-tax dollars. I received a W-2 that shows federal taxes withheld. Do I have to include these payments as income?
My income was higher than my parents' income. Can I claim my siblings as dependents?
My girlfriend and I bought a home together, but only my name is on the title and the mortgage. Should I deduct 100% of the mortgage interest?
If my child's college course in piloting requires flight hours, can I claim the expenses for the flight hours as course materials?
Can I carry over a loss from an owner-financed mortgage on the sale of my home from a prior year on my **CurrentYear** return?
If I issued a 1099-MISC for work done on a rental property and filled out a Form 1096, where do I enter it?
If I haven't yet received my W-2, can I report the income and withholding listed on my final pay stub of the year?
Would my early 401(k) withdrawal be included on my W-2?
If I have power of attorney for someone, can I file for an extension for that person?
I live in New York but work in Connecticut. Do I have to file a return for each state?
When I file for an extension, what should I count as my tax payments?
Do I need to claim a stipend as income?
If I'm required to have a cell phone for my job, can I deduct the business use of it?
If my children file their own returns, can I claim them as dependents?
If I'm separated from my children's other parent, who gets to claim the children as dependents?
I work full-time. I also have a part-time business. I use the part-time business as a tax write-off and break even on it every year. Is this legal?
Can I deduct federal taxes I paid last year on my return this year?
Can I deduct my state sales tax?
My wife is repaying a debt to the Social Security Adminstration. The IRS applied all of our federal refund to pay this debt. Is there any way for me to reclaim my portion of our refund?
If my spouse is incarcerated, should I file jointly or separately?
After I filed my return, I learned that I used the wrong filing status. Should I amend my return?
I'm the custodial parent of my young child. She lives with me most of the year but not all of the year. Can I claim her as a dependent?
Can I deduct any extra payments made to the principal on an investment property?
Can I claim self-employment income if I don't have any documentation proving I earned the income?
How do I file for a New York state extension?
Are there any new tax laws that affect the AMT?
When can I e-file?
By doing my taxes online, can I receive a rapid refund?
What's the maximum I can earn to receive the child tax credit?
I sold my interest in a timeshare for less than I paid for it. How do I report this loss?
My child paid his own tuition last year. So, I didn't report Form 1098-T: Tuition Statement on my return. However, I claimed him as a dependent. Can he claim the education credit on his return?
Can I deduct my student-loan interest if it was part of a consolidation loan?
I took time off without pay to participate in a charitable activity. Can I claim my lost wages as a charitable donation?
My spouse and I are separated and live apart, but we're not divorced. What filing status do we use?
This is the first year my child received a W-2. Will she need to file a separate return?
If I reinvested dividends back into stock in my company, do I declare the entire amount of dividends, or just what I didn’t reinvest?
I'm deployed with the military overseas. If I can't file until my deployment is over, what can I do?
My children live with my ex-spouse and her boyfriend but I pay child support. Can my ex-spouse's boyfriend claim my children as dependents?
Can I deduct a portion of the penalties and interest I paid on my installment agreement?
My ex-spouse died during the year, and he had previously claimed our children as his dependents. Can I now claim them?
Can I deduct gambling losses?
I already filed my taxes, but I forgot to claim some deductions and credits. The deductions and credits don't affect my refund. Should I amend my return?
How do I report the sale of stock I inherited?
I made some noncash charitable contributions. Each donation was less than **fdCharityDonAmt2**. If I can't find the Forms 8283 for the contributions, can I file without them?
If I claim the standard deduction, should I also report my itemized expenses and donations?
I had a balance due for my federal and state **PreviousYear** taxes. I paid both balances in **CurrentYear**. Can I claim these taxes on my **CurrentYear** return?
Can I deduct franchise fees related to my business?
Can I deduct the amount of my pension that I pay to my ex-spouse?
Can I claim tuition I pay to an online college as an educational expense?
Can I deduct mortgage interest, insurance, and repairs for my rental property?
I have a 1098-T from my child's college. It reports her tuition and fees, scholarships, and grants. She also has student loans. To claim the American Opportunity Credit, can we apply the loan to the tuition and fees first?
I'm a full-time graduate student. What education credits and deductions can I claim?
I received the first-time homebuyer credit when I bought my home in 2010. In **CurrentYear**, I had to move temporarily for a new job. I'm renting out the house and paying rent for a house in my new city. Do I have to repay the first-time homebuyer credit?
We closed on our house just a couple of days after the deadline for the first-time homebuyer credit in 2010. So, I didn't claim the credit for 2010. Can I amend my 2010 return and claim it?
If I file a return after receiving a pension distribution, can someone still claim me as a dependent?
What's the difference between interest and dividends on regular checking and savings accounts?
If I claimed my 2 college-age children on my return but shouldn't have since they're filing on their own, what should I do?
Can I claim a deduction for my new roof?
I'm a California resident who's in the military and stationed in Rhode Island. I know I'm exempt from Rhode Island taxes. Is my spouse exempt, too?
I make more than half my income as a coach. I have travel expenses for driving to practices and games plus meals on the road. Can I deduct these expenses?
What are the qualifications for resident aliens for tax purposes?
My ex-spouse and I owed back taxes while we were married. Now, we're divorced and filing our own returns. Will the IRS take only half of what we owe from my refund?
My employer made 100% of the contributions to my HSA, and I didn't use any of it. Do I need to report the code W from my W-2, Box 12?
If my spouse owes child support, should I file separately or jointly as an injured spouse?
Can I deduct medical expenses if I used a credit card or got a loan to pay them?
I separated from my spouse in **CurrentYear**. Do I qualify to file as head of household?
Can I deduct the medical expenses my HSA didn't cover?
If the Pell Grant I received is more than my tuition, do I have to report the amount I don't use to pay tuition?
I worked on an independent film. I received no income but had many expenses. Can I claim these expenses?
I received a bonus for opening a checking account at my bank. Do I need to report this?
Can I deduct interest on a personal loan?
How do I know if my bank received my direct-deposit refund?
I need to file a prior-year state return, but I can't find my prior-year W-2. What should I do?
My W-2 had an explanation of my Section 125 plan, but it didn't report an amount in Box 12 with a Code W. What should I do?
I forgot to attach my W-2s when I mailed my returns. What should I do?
We received a corrected W-2 after filing and must now file an amended return. We claimed a deduction on our original return, but with the corrected W-2, we'll get less. Can we choose to not claim the deduction on our amended return?
How do I report the tools I bought for my self-employment business?
If I had rental income last year, do I still qualify for the Earned Income Credit (EIC)?
If I itemize on my federal return, do I have to claim my state refund as taxable income?
Do I have to pay taxes on my inheritance from an overseas trust?
If the student loan I received is more than my tuition, do I have to report the excess amount?
I inherited rental property and rented it out until I sold it last year. How do I report the sale?
How do I report interest on U.S. Savings Bonds I cashed?
Do I need to report the Form 5498 I received?
I'm self-employed, and my 18-year-old child worked for me last summer. Am I required to give her a 1099-MISC?
If I'm self-employed, what vehicle expenses can I deduct?
If I'm self-employed, can I make one large estimated payment instead of four smaller payments?
I worked on a boat and was paid by a Michigan company. I don't live in Michigan. Do I file a Michigan return?
What's the difference between repairs and improvements?
I withdrew my pension before retiring and used the funds to pay federal tax due from an audit. Do I have to pay the additional **fdEarlyWDPenalty** penalty?
Can I have my refund deposited into a bank account not in my name?
I e-filed my return, and it was accepted. Then, I amended my return. Will I still get the original refund amount?
I didn't file last year even though federal taxes were withheld from my paycheck. This year, I took an early withdrawal from my IRA. So, now I owe taxes. If I file my **PreviousYear** return now, can my refund go toward this year's taxes?
Is a SIMPLE IRA the same as a traditional IRA?
Are survivor-annuity payments taxable?
How do I report Canadian income?
How do I report prize money?
Do I have to claim all of my disability income?
I inherited a farm and rent it out for farming. How do I report the rent I receive?
My child received a 1099-R for distributions from an inherited IRA. Do I have to file a separate return for her or can I report the distribution on my return?
I closed an IRA in **PreviousYear** but didn't receive the money until **CurrentYear**. I received a Form 1099-R dated **PreviousYear**. When should I claim it?
If I bought a home in the middle of the year, how do I figure what I paid in real-estate taxes for the year?
How do I report the sale of restricted stock I received as an employee incentive?
If I don't exclude my foreign earned income on Form 2555, can I claim the EIC?
How long can I contribute to my HSA in **CurrentYear** to lower my **PreviousYear** taxes?
My spouse and I sold our home in a short sale. We received 2 Forms 1099-C. Both have our names on them, but 1 has her name first and the other has my name first. Box 2 on each contains the same amount. How do I report this?
I received a corrected Form 1098. The difference between the original and the corrected one is that there's an amount in box 3 on the corrected form. Do I need to file an amendment?
I've been making installment payments to the IRS for back taxes. Will I still receive this year's refund?
My spouse owes back taxes. If my spouse and I file a joint return, will the IRS take my refund to pay my spouse's tax debt?
My spouse and I married this year. In 2008, my spouse claimed the first-time homebuyer's credit to buy her home. Now we want to sell her home. How should we file?
I received an email from the IRS with a link to file my return. Is this email really from the IRS?
I collect back overtime pay from my previous job. How is that calculated on my W-2?
My child's Form 1098-T, box 4 has an adjustment made for a prior year. Box 6 shows adjustments to scholarships or grants for a prior year. How does this affect my return?
I'm filing part-year returns for both Iowa and Colorado. I have the maximum **fdStudentLoanDed** adjustment for payments I made for my student loan interest. Do I need to separate this amount for each state?
Over the years I bought stock through an employee stock-purchase plan with funds from my paycheck and by reinvesting all the dividends. I sold the stock in **PreviousYear**. How do I figure my cost basis and date of acquisition?
I own stock in a foreign company as part of my American-based account. Does this mean I own foreign financial assets?
I belonged to an investment club. In **CurrentYear**, I withdrew my money from the club. How do I report this transaction?
I use retirement plan distributions to pay my health insurance premiums. Does the Pension Protection Act of 2006 mean the distributions are tax-free?
When we bought our house in July, the sellers gave us a credit for their share of the real estate taxes -- January through July. At the end of the year, we paid the full real estate tax amount for the year from our mortgage escrow. What amount do I report for real estate taxes paid?
How do I report the pension amounts from my 1099-R?
Where do I report my contributions to my thrift savings plan?
I'm in a business partnership but I also earn real estate commissions based on my own activities. How should I report these commissions?
How do I complete a Schedule D?
My insurance company was demutualized. So, the cash value on my insurance policy was converted to shares of stock. If I cashed in that stock, how do I report the sale?
My child's college major is professional piloting. Since he needs flying hours to complete his courses, can I claim those expenses as course materials?
I loaned my child some money through a family trust to buy a home. He's paying me interest. How do I claim this?
I bought a new car in **CurrentYear**. When I used it for business, my company reimbursed me for mileage. Can I also depreciate the car?
Can I deduct my down payment on a home?
How do I report items I donated that were new, not used?
I once worked in another country as a citizen for a U.S. company. I received stock through an employee plan. I sold the stock while still a resident of that other country, but I'm now a U.S. permanent resident. Do I have to report this stock sale?
Are fees I pay to my broker to buy and sell investments an investment expense?
Do I need to report participation in a company stock purchase plan or the receipt of stock options from an employer?
I give my adult child money each month to support herself and her children. Is this a tax-deductible gift?
I've lived in the United States on a nonimmigrant visa for 2 years. Am I considered a resident alien who should file a regular return?
Should I report the interest accrued on my dependent's 529 savings account?
If I installed new energy-efficient items in my home in prior years, can I claim an energy credit this year?
How do I claim the adoption credit?
My employee restricted stock was fully vested in **CurrentYear**. I received the stock over three years and paid taxes on it each year. My company reported the value of the stock in my regular wages on my W-2. How should I report the stock's value and taxes I paid?
My child is going to college in the United States, but he's not a U.S. citizen. He doesn’t have a green card, but he does meet the presence test. Can I claim him as a dependent?
I have season tickets for several sports teams. I sold tickets on a reputable ticket exchange. The exchange directly deposited the profit minus commission into my checking account. How should I report this?
I'm an author of a book. How do I report my expenses?
If I didn't return a renter's deposit, is it taxable income?
I have no earned income for the year. I received a Form 1098-T from my college. Can I file and receive education tax breaks?
My child's college room and board is paid by a scholarship she received for being a floor advisor in a dorm. Her W-2 lists the school as her employer, with box 1 wages. Her 1098-T lists box 5 scholarships. Do I report the scholarship on my return?
I paid severance tax for mining. This tax was included on my Form 1099-MISC, box 2, royalties. How should I report the box 2 amounts so I'm not paying tax on a tax?
How do I report my Form 1099-K and business expenses?
Do I have to report my Form 1099-LTC income?
My disabled adult child received a W-2 for income he earned. Can I report his income on my return?
I'm a direct sales rep for a jewelry company. Can I deduct the jewelry I display during sales parties?
My employer shut down its local office. Now, I travel about 150 miles round trip to and from work. This is for the same employer but in a different town. Can I deduct my commuting expenses?
If I pay my child to help me in my self-employment work, can I deduct this money from my business expenses?
I launched a business from my home in **PreviousYear**. I had expenses I didn't deduct on my **PreviousYear** return. Since I started earning income in **CurrentYear**, can I deduct my **PreviousYear** expenses on my **CurrentYear** return?
I purchased a gold lease in **PreviousYear** for the purpose of mining gold as supplemental income. How do I report this?
I'm a hair stylist who rents a booth from the owner of the salon. How do I report my income?
I moved from Puerto Rico to the United States in **PreviousYear**. I have a PR W-2 that shows I paid Social Security and Medicare, but I'm not required to pay federal taxes. I'm filing a federal return since I have state income. Do I have to include the PR W-2 in my federal income?
A company's stock I bought years ago split to stock in new companies. I sold all the stock. How can I figure out the cost basis of the stock in the new companies?
The amount I received from my GI Bill is more than the amount billed for tuition and related expenses on my 1098-T. Will I be taxed on the excess amount?
The amount I received from my Pell Grant is more than the amount billed for tuition and related expenses on my Form 1098-T. Will I be taxed on the excess amount?
My income is a combination of W-2 and Form 1099-MISC income. I traveled for the company that paid me the W-2 income. Can I deduct travel and hotel expenses on my Schedule C as business expenses?
Can I split adoption expenses with my partner?
I filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 7 last year. However, I didn't receive a Form 1099-C. How do I report it on my return?
My company gave me a bonus and withheld taxes. However, the bonus isn't included on my W-2 wages. How do I report it?
I received property as a gift and then sold it. How do I report that?
I wrecked my car and the insurance company said it was totaled. The payout was a percentage of the cash value of the car based on the insurance company's estimate. Do I file the income received from the insurance company and then attribute the cash value as a loss?
I enlisted in the Army but didn’t complete basic training. I was discharged. Do I have to claim the amount the Army paid me while in basic training?
My child receives Alaska Permanent Fund payments. His payments are directly deposited into his 529 college savings account. Do I have to report the payments?
My husband is a minister. He's exempt from federal income tax with a Form 4361 approved by the IRS in 1990. He served as an interim pastor for a church for 10 months in **CurrentYear**. They reported his income from that time on a Form 1099-MISC. This makes his income self-employed business income even though it was ministerial income. How do we report his income?
I moved out of the country for a full-time job. Do I have to pay federal and state estimated taxes on income I earned outside the country?
I received a student loan repayment bonus from my employer. Is this money taxable?
We moved and friends are living in our old home. They pay the mortgage payment. Is that considered rental property?
I received money from my ex-spouse's 401(k) into my 401(k). I then rolled the amount into an IRA. Does that count as a contribution?
I received a Form 1099-MISC for a medical research study I participated in. Does this qualify me as an independent contractor?
If I'm a taxi driver, how do I report my income?
I was an independent cosmetics sales rep, but left the business. I gave away some of my remaining inventory and kept the rest. How should I report this final inventory information?
I'm recently divorced. My ex-husband and I still own our home together and had taken the home loan credit. How do I report this?
I was covered by my parents' health insurance until September **CurrentYear**, and then I enrolled in my own. My insurance is a HDHP, and I have a HSA. Will I owe a penalty for failure to maintain coverage?
I live with my parent, who's on disability. I pay 1/2 the rent and buy the grocery and household items. Can I claim head of household filing status? If so, will this affect my parent's disability checks?
My son received a Form 1099-Q. Does he have to report his earnings from this plan, or can he claim some deductions for education expenses?
I received a 1099-Q in my name, but I used the funds to pay the tuition of my college-aged child. Do I report the 1099-Q amount as my own income?
I receive V.A. benefits for hearing loss I suffered in combat. Do I claim this as income?
I'm under a state order to pay child support, but it's a mistake that the state is fixing. How do I keep federal collections from taking my refund?
If the IRS accepted my return, could I still be audited?
I received a loan-repayment program award. The government gave money directly to one of my student loan providers. Does this count as income?
Is an RV considered a vacation home?
My wife settled a discrimination lawsuit against her employer out of court. We aren't receiving a W-2 from the employer. How do I claim the settlement?
I got married in **PreviousYear**. Which name do I use to file my return?
It's my ex-spouse's year to claim our child, but our child lived with me all year. I want to file as head of household. Can I do this?
My mother and I sold a home and land we owned jointly. We split the proceeds evenly. How do I report the amount I received?
I sold my home in a short sale in **CurrentYear** for thousands of dollars less than the amount I owed on it. We didn't buy another home, and are renting an apartment. Do I have to report the sale on my return?
My mother died, and I and other heirs inherited her house. We decided to rent it instead of sell it. Is the rent we receive taxable?
The IRS sent me a letter saying an adjustment to my return means I owe additional taxes. If I don't agree, what do I do?
I'm allowed the state tribal exemption. My employer withheld state income tax. How do I get a refund of this amount from the state?
I won a wrongful termination settlement. I received a notice CP2000 showing the settlement amount as self-employed income. Is the settlement amount taxable?
Can I claim interest I pay on a cemetery plot I bought?
I received a Form 1099 for interest income the IRS overpaid. How do I report it?
My husband is disabled. We withdrew $35,000 from a pension plan and $19,000 from an IRA. How do we show that the withdrawals were medically necessary so we don't owe tax on them?
I was a beneficiary on my late father's EE savings bonds. I cashed them out a few weeks after his death to help with expenses. Do I report them as taxable income this year even though they were an inheritance?
In prior years, I was self-employed. Now I have a job where my employer withholds federal tax. Can I still deduct office expenses like in previous years?
I moved to a new home in **CurrentYear**. I still own my original home and rented it out after I moved. How do I report the mortgage interest for both houses?
Both my name and my domestic partner's name are on the deed to our house. My partner's name isn't on the mortgage, even though she makes all the mortgage payments. Can my partner claim the mortgage interest?
I reached a settlement with my bank for mortgage fraud. The result was that the bank agreed to take the property back via a deed in lieu in **CurrentYear**. I was the plaintiff and the bank was the defendant. How do I report this transaction?
Can I deduct legal fees for a personal injury case that wasn't job-related?
Can I claim bonus depreciation on a vehicle I purchased in **CurrentYear**?
I collect unemployment from the Georgia Department of Labor. I didn't get a form, so I just averaged my weekly unemployment and multiplied it by 13 for my unemployment income. Can I file with just that information?
In **CurrentYear** we hired a nanny. Can I complete a W-2 for my nanny without completing my taxes first?
Can I deduct legal fees for lost wages in a wrongful termination case?
Can I deduct my attorney fees for a worker's compensation settlement case?
Can I deduct union dues?
I have three homes -- a new home that's my new main residence, a home that was my main residence but which hasn't sold yet, and a vacation home. Since I haven't been able to sell my former main home, can I deduct the mortgage interest on all three homes?
Can I deduct the interest paid on my mobile home loan?
If I moved twice this year for work, can I deduct two sets of moving expenses?
My wife and I separated earlier this year, but now we're back together. We didn't live together for most of the year. What filing status should we use?
My ex-spouse had federal tax debt while we were married. I’m now remarried. If my new spouse and I file a joint return, will the IRS use our refund to pay my ex-spouse’s debt?
How do I know if I have a business or a hobby?
We have a commercial lease agreement and can’t break the lease. We’re still paying rent each month over the next few years. Are the payments deductible?
If I live in a foreign country, can I claim the child and dependent care credit?
I sold my home before living in it for three years. If I had to move for my job, do I have to repay my first-time homebuyer credit?
In **PreviousYear** I earned $4,000. I didn't file, since I would only have received a $15 refund. Can I file this year without having filed last year?
I made a mistake by filing as head of household. I should have used married filing jointly. I refigured my return, and the different status doesn't change my refund amount. Do I need to amend my return?
I lost my federal refund check. Is there a way to get a new check?
My wages are garnished for payment on my student loan. Will my refund be taken for payment on my student loan?
If my spouse died before signing her return, what should I do?
My spouse died with unsecured loans that weren't in my name. Then, I received a notice that the debt was cancelled. Am I responsible for claiming the cancelled debt?
We sold our main house on a two-year lease with option to buy. I still pay the mortgage, taxes, and insurance on the house. I apply $300 from each monthly payment towards decreasing the purchase price. Do I treat this as a sale or as a rental property?
I'm self-employed and receive a Form 1099 for work as a software trainer and analyst. I have been working recently for a client in another part of the state. I traveled to be on site twice in **CurrentYear**. It takes 12 hours to travel from my home to the site, and I don't get paid for travel time. Can I claim my unpaid time for travel on my Schedule C?
I pay the rent and utilities of my disabled child, who doesn't live in my home. Can I claim him as a dependent?
I set up an installment plan to pay my federal taxes. Is there a penalty if I pay off my debt early?
Can I reimburse myself for **CurrentYear** medical expenses from money I put into an HSA in **NextYear**?
Can I deduct medical expenses I paid with money from an HSA account?
What's the difference between the child tax credit and dependent exemptions?
If I pay some expenses for relatives who can't afford their expenses, can I deduct what I pay?
I bought property with an IRA withdrawal. I paid taxes and penalties when I withdrew the money. Will I need to report the gain when I sell the property even though I've already paid tax?
Can I claim medical expenses I paid for a parent who lives outside of the United States?
Can I deduct airline tickets if I bought them for a charitable mission trip?
I withdrew money from my 401(k) last year to pay for fertility treatments. However, the treatments weren't done until this year. Can I claim an exception to the early withdrawal penalty?
I got married in **CurrentYear**. Can I deduct all the donations I made under both my married and unmarried names?
For my residential rental property, can I deduct landscaping and tree removal?
What's a reverse split?
We used credit cards and business lines of credit to get working capital for our business. Can we deduct the interest?
I donated a car to a family member. Can I claim this as a charitable donation?
If I home school my children, do I qualify for the educator credit?
I donated a timeshare to a charity. I received Form 8283 from the organization. The Form 8283 listed a lower fair market value (FMV) than a real estate appraiser did. Do I have to use the organization's Form 8283 amount?
Can I deduct money I spent visiting college campuses while my child was deciding where to attend college?
I pay Medicare premiums and supplemental insurance premiums. Do these count as self-employed health insurance for the home office deduction?
What type of asphalt roofing qualifies for the energy tax credit?
Can I deduct the premiums I paid through my employer for short-term disability insurance?
Can I deduct my health care premiums?
I have money in a medical FSA that I didn't use this year. Do I report this?
I won money from a casino in a different state than where I live. The casino sent me a W-2G. Do I have to file in that state?
We paid college costs for our child, but she's not our dependent. Do we qualify for the American Opportunity Credit?
My child goes to beauty school full-time and works full-time. If I claim her for the EIC, how will this affect my child's return?
Can I deduct nonprescription supplements recommended by a doctor?
Can I deduct the cost of gluten-free food items?
I worked for a company with a main office in one state, but I actually worked in another state. On my W-2, it lists a third state. How do I report the W-2 address?
I use my personal computer and phone for work, but they aren't paid for by my company. Can I deduct these devices as job-related expenses?
If I work from home and telecommute, which expenses can I deduct?
One of my paychecks bounced. I never received the money, and my W-2 didn't report it. Do I need to claim the income?
I do construction work and purchase paint and materials for the jobs I perform. Should I deduct these items as supplies or expenses?
My son is a full-time college student, living in our home and working full-time. Can I claim him for the EIC?
I took a 401(k) distribution last year. How will this affect my qualification for head of household and the EIC?
I'm a statutory employee. How do I figure my EIC?
I live in one state and work in another. To which state do I pay estimated taxes?
If I'm required to have a horse for my job, can I claim expenses for my horse?
Can I deduct my expenses for going to my job each day?
I use my garage solely for my business. It has electricity and water. Can I deduct the use of the garage's electricity and water for my business?
I use Groupon to promote my business, offering my services for a discount. Can I consider the income I didn't make -- the amount discounted -- as an advertising expense?
If I dissolved my business but didn't sell any assets, do I still need to file Form 4797?
Can I deduct the cost of making my home handicapped-accessible for a family member?
What's the difference between a W-2 and 1099-Misc?
Do I enter my 1099-MISC under Schedule C or on Form 1040, Line 21?
How can I fix something incorrect or missing on my W-2?
If I receive Social Security benefits and raise a young child, do I qualify for the EIC?

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