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I was contacted by Travel Marketing World with a buyer weeks

I was contacted by Travel Marketing World with a buyer for 10 weeks of my timeshare in Cabo San Lucas. Money went into an escrow account at Bancomer in Mex. Colonial Title is handeling the closing but so far I have paid $3500 to resister in Mx as a US citizen receiving money for a real estate transaction. Then I paid $3440 for SAT tax which I was told now needed to be paid up front. Now the are requesting $3500 for a S.R.E. Permit. Each time matching money is put into the escrow account to reimburse these fees by the buyer. Are these fees legit I get a statement showing the money in the escrow each time but i am becoming worried

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What needs to be included on a c-corporation dissolution

What needs to be included on a c-corporation dissolution plan to the IRS?From IRS form 966: "Attach a certified copy of the resolution or plan and all amendments or supplements not previously filed." I want to file the final corporate tax return for this entity. Thanks.

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Term (20 to 40 yr investing question) blue chip stocks like

long term (20 to 40 yr investing question) blue chip stocks like GE, IBM and J&J. Can I have an expert in that area please.

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Our non profit is looking to purchase some cosmetics from a

Our non profit is looking to purchase some cosmetics from a French company. We are hoping to contract with this company a discounted rate on the items so that we can sell them in the US to underwrite our charity. Can the French company use the discounted amount as a tax deduction on the items under French tax laws?

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I'm trying to determine the "value" that would be used

I'm trying to determine the "value" that would be used for the calculation for a sales tax return for the "Use" tax on Distilled liquors in regards ***** ***** that are given out to customers in the tasting room or other tasting venues. It seems that the actual cost of the product would be used, and not the fair market value of the product. This particular business has a mixed use sales tax license - is both a wholesaler and a retailer - they distill the spirits and resell to other licensed wholesalers as well as providing wholesalers with samples, and they also have a tasting room onsite in which they allow customers to sample product and then sell as a retailer to customers in the Tasting Room.

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I have my interview on the 4 of August i file taxes husband

I have my interview on the 4 of August i file taxes for my husband wholives in Jamaica but have a social security will it prevent me from getting my citiczen ship i am worried

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Situation: resident. A non-US citizen wants to give me a

Situation: I am US-resident. A non-US citizen wants to give me a cash gift. In order for me to get the cash gift, the non-US-Citizen must first make a transfer to her account located in the US (this is required by the donor's financial institution overseas). then:1. Do I pay taxes on the cash gift, if the amount is greater than US$ 100,000? Do I pay if the amount is lower than 100,000?2. How would the cash gift affect my tax filing for the next year and future years? (if it is less than US$ 100,000 or greater than US$100,000)3. Once the cash gift is my account, and I want to withdraw partially or totally the money (to invest or spend it) do I pay taxes? If yes, how much would be the taxes and does it depend on the size of the amount withdrawn?4. Is there another way, to get the money (cash gift or transfer from the US account) to minimize the amount of taxes? such as society or trust? (for amounts lower and greater than US $100,000)5. Do US banks have to report to the IRS and other countries the size of the transfers? (meaning that I would get a tax report from my bankto file with the IRS or other financial institutions)6. I will apply to become a US-citizen in the future. Do you know the implications of this cash gift for my application as a US-citizen? (This is more of an immigration question, but maybe you had dealt with customers with similar situations)Thank you.

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My sister-in-law who lives in PA and is an RN is opening up

My sister-in-law who lives in PA and is an RN is opening up a Home Health Care business; She and her husband will be the sole employees for the initial start of the business. Should she become an LLC?

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Filed 2012 Federal and North Carolina tax returns on time.

Filed 2012 Federal and North Carolina tax returns on time. North Carolina now says they did not receive original return. Am preparing to send copy of NC return as original. Married, changed name in 2014. Do I send 2012 return in maiden name or married name or both with explanation?

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