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My fiancee has been in Ghana West Africa lately where she

My fiancee has been in Ghana West Africa lately where she procured 37.5 kilos of gold bullion. What are the taxes when shipped to the United States?

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I am a U.S. citizen but have been living in the Bahamas for

I am a U.S. citizen but have been living in the Bahamas for about 9 years. I have not filed taxes since I've been gone. I was making between $30,000 and $50,000 a year. I'm married now and I'm wanting to move back to Florida. Wondering if I will have any problems Bringing back to the U.S. around $30,000 to start up a business. Will I have problems from not filing all these years and will I have to pay any back taxes or taxes on the money I will be bringing into the country? I am also a dual citizen of the Bahamas. I'm American and Bahamian. Also does it be a problem bringing all that money at once into the U.S. because I know they say your not suppose to bring in more than $10,000

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Hello. I am a US citizen and have been living abroad for a few years. My wife is not a US

Hello. I am a US citizen and have been living abroad for a few years. My wife is not a US citizen. My father who is not a US citizen and never lived in the US recently passed away in the country abroad where I have been living. He left me an inheritance in cash (300K) USD. Now we are planning to move back to the US. What is the best way to bring this money to the US?

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Lev

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Will a person receiving a silver wedding gift sent from Austria

Will a person receiving a silver wedding gift sent from Austria to France have to pay a duty or tax? Will the person sending the gift have to pay a tax or only shipping charges?

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I asked what the laws were for my fiance from bringing

I asked what the laws were for my fiance from ghana bringing in gold bullion from ghana and the answer was vague and bad.I want to know since it is a gift from her mother is it legal for her to bring as our wedding gift ,question 1 and 2 how much tax is on it if any.Your reply was 1st $100,000 not taxed ,but what is the tax on the rest since she is bringing $600,000.

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Lev

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Form 1041 6/30/15 fiscal year end estate has not yet

Form 1041 6/30/15 fiscal year end estate has not yet received 1099R for distribution from a 401(k) plan (plan had no named beneficiary). Distribution was received in February 2016. 1041 return is due 10/15/16. 1099R will not be received until January or February of next year. When should this distribution be reported on form 1041?JA: The Accountant will know how to help. Is there anything else the Accountant should be aware of?Customer: no

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Mark Taylor

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I live in NJ. My father just passed. I have 2 sibling and we

I live in NJ. My father just passed. I have 2 sibling and we will inherit a house. At what point to I need to have the house appraised and what steps do we need to do to not pay taxes

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Lane

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I'm a 1099 weekend delivery driver for a service that

I'm a 1099 weekend delivery driver for a service that coordinates deliveries for multiple restaurants through an online portal. I'm trying to figure out what I can write off for taxes. I am already retaining logs for mileage and receipts for gas, equipment and car maintenance. Is my commercial auto policy also eligible? How about car payment s when I get a new vehicle?JA: The Accountant will know how to help. PayPal, Debitcard or credit card are all fine.Customer: I don't understand how payment works on this siteJA: Is there anything else the Accountant should be aware of?Customer: Justi also use the vehicle to commute 5 days a week

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Mark Taylor

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Non profit free office space, is classified as an in-kind

Non profit free office space, is classified as an in-kind donation.Correct me if I'm wrong, if the free market value was $1000 per month. Within 12 months, the business that donated the office will have 12k not taxed.Can you please break this down for me?http://smallbusiness.chron.com/tax-deductions-donating-office-space-nonprofit-10578.html

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Lane

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