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My wife has a small business there for all of her income

My wife has a small business there for all of her income goes on a schedule A of her ohio IT1040. We are not able to use the joint discount. Can we use the intersest we get from our savings account as joint income?Thank you

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Should I have an amount in my 2016 W2 box 18 for Local

Should I have an amount in my 2016 W2 box 18 for Local Wages, tips, etc..? I have an amount in box 19-Local Income tax $275.20 but box 18 is blank and the tax software keeps saying that box 19 cannot equal or exceed box 18. The box is blank on my W2. Would it be the same amount of amount for box 16-state wages, tips, etc..?(which is also the same amount of box 1)JA: The Accountant will know how to help. Is there anything else important you think the Accountant should know?Customer: It is a federal government employee W2

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Who gets more take-home pay? I E pay less taxes. The person

Who gets more take-home pay? I E pay less taxes. The person making $200,000 in W-2 salary or the person making $200,000 in 1099 contract?

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I have an insurance agency located in a city (Hudson, MI)

I have an insurance agency located in a city (Hudson, MI) that charges local income tax. I have a remote employee who works exclusively out of her home in another city. Do I have to withhold, and does that employee have to pay the local income tax?JA: The Accountant will know how to help. Is there anything else important you think the Accountant should know?Customer: Not that I can think of.

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Is there a way to file big ticket items I have purchased

is there a way to file big ticket items I have purchased during the yearJA: The Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: I have heard of rebates for big ticket purchases and even some smaller item and I would like to know what qualifies and what forms are needed to claim with my tax return.JA: Is there anything else the Accountant should be aware of?Customer: Like what?

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I work in USA in H1B Visa. Am I allowed to file the federal

I work in USA in H1B Visa. Am I allowed to file the federal tax through itemized deduction method? Is it allowed to show the interest paid on the homeloans at my home country. Please clarify

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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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Tax experts, I am a Canadian citizen living in the US on a

Hello tax experts,I am a Canadian citizen living in the US on a work visa since July 23 2014. I have a home in Canada with a mortgage. Because I lived in the US for only for 162 days in 2014, I believe that makes me a non-resident alien for that year (please correct me if I am wrong). My question is: can I claim mortgage interest deductions on my Canadian mortgage for the year 2014? Specifically, I am trying to figure out the correct answer among the 3 choices below:a) Can I claim mortgage interest deductions for the entire year of 2014 even though I only moved to the US in July 2014? orb) I can only claim deductions on interest that occurred after July 23, 2014? orc) I cannot make any mortgage interest deductions for that year. If so, why?

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I am a trailing spouse on a G-4 visa. My husband works at an

I am a trailing spouse on a G-4 visa. My husband works at an international organization, and is tax exempt. I work at a production company. As such, I am obliged to file and pay US taxes.JA: The Accountant will know how to help. Is there anything else the Accountant should be aware of?Customer: HOWEVER, I am told that I cannot deduct mortgage interest. This seems to be aggressively unfair, as the result is that I am effectively taxed at a higher rate.

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