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If I do some work for a foreign country (Sweden) and get an

Hi thereJA: Hello. What seems to be the problem?Customer: If I do some work for a foreign country (Sweden) and get an income from them, how do I declare it to the IRS?JA: The Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: I do not have my own business, or anything like that.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Accountant should know?Customer: not that i can think of

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An individual is forming a Limited Liability Company. How

an individual is forming a Limited Liability Company. How will the LLC report the company earning to the IRS?

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I am planning to start an e-bay business selling books. I

I am planning to start an e-bay business selling books. I have about 2000 books as initial inventory, which I have accumulated over the years. The cost of the books is roughly 20k. Say I would only sell books the first year for $2500. In addition to other business expenses would I also be able to deduct the remaining inventory of books (18k) as a business expense in my first year of operation for IRS purposes?

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ACA question - If an individual is receiving alimony but the

ACA question - If an individual is receiving alimony but the alimony is not taxable to the person receiving it, does it have to be included when calculating what your income is to figure out what your premium should be.thank youJeannette

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I paid $40,000 in back taxes to the city of Philadelphia.

I paid $40,000 in back taxes to the city of Philadelphia. Can I write this off next year on my Federal and State Tax?JA: The Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: there is no more to tell. If I had paid the tax as required this would have come out of my federal and state taxes as non taxable income. Retroactively can I do this?JA: Is there anything else important you think the Accountant should know?Customer: no

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My Mom is turning 90 years old. She needs to cash out a

my Mom is turning 90 years old. She needs to cash out a annuity policy that has about $67,000 in it. Her social security and pension income are less than $25,000 per year. Somewhere in the low 20's at best. How much Fed and State Tax should she ask them to take out. She lives in NJ. Need an estimated rate for her to use when completing the cash out...JA: The Accountant will know how to help. Is there anything else the Accountant should be aware of?Customer: no. I just want her to fairly reasonable with the tax so that she does not owe much afterward.

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If I receive settlement money from a law suit where my

If I receive settlement money from a law suit where my attorney receives 40% of it, what kind of taxes will be assessed on this money?

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Retirement question - A married couple filing MFJ, both

Retirement question - A married couple filing MFJ, both spouses work and are active participants in retirement plan (SIMPLE IRA). Are there any restrictions from them making a deductible contribution to a Traditional IRA?

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Tax Experts One of my client's is planning to use foreign

Tax ExpertsOne of my client's is planning to use foreign web designers for his business. His business is S-Corp.1. Is he required to do tax withholding on US based income paid to foreigners (person or corporation).2. Do they need to have US federal ID?3. What forms need to be filed and how often?4. Is foreign person required to file US tax return?

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