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    No takers?

    No takers?
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    That decision is generally based on the type of...

    That decision is generally based on the type of business you are engaged in. What type of small business are you starting?
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    Form 941 deposit coupons

    What does one do if (1) they have no federal deposit coupon (Form 8109), and can (2) cannot get a substitute form (Form 8109-B) on time to make a timely payroll tax deposit?

    Blanks have been...
  4. Question: Is this illegal

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    Agreed. Not only should your employer have...

    Agreed.

    Not only should your employer have asked you questions about your withholding status and exemptions, but he/she should have asked you to complete papers to verify that you are eligible to...
  5. Question: Ca State SIT Tax

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    SIT is your personal income tax withholding on...

    SIT is your personal income tax withholding on your wages. Yes, if you get a raise, or change your exemptions, you could see a noticeable change in your withholding. However, that change would be a...
  6. Question: Diseased Kitten?

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    Have you been able to get the kitten taken to the...

    Have you been able to get the kitten taken to the vet? Please let us know what the vet had to say.
  7. You do not know how heart-warming it is to see...

    You do not know how heart-warming it is to see others take such an interest in a needy animal.

    Instances when I have had similar issues with cats have included when they are suffering from kidney...
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    BigMarketFan, Everyone is making good points...

    BigMarketFan,

    Everyone is making good points here. The issue is are you or are you not an independent contractor.

    IF you are not an employee, then you are an independent contraction and...
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    This is copied and pasted from the 1099...

    This is copied and pasted from the 1099 instructions:

    Reportable payments to corporations. The following payments made to corporations generally must be reported on Form 1099-MISC.
    Medical...
  10. CA - EDD - same EIN issued to multiple tax payers

    I have two clients, sole practitioners, which also have a partnership. SP1 applied for and was issued a state EIN. Later, the partnership applied for a state EIN, and was issued the same EIN as...
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    THANK YOU, Atlanta!

    THANK YOU, Atlanta!
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    "I" sounds egotistical and should not begin every...

    "I" sounds egotistical and should not begin every sentence. In fact, most sentences can have "I" in them if the sentence is recast, rephrased so it begins with a dependent clause.[/QUOTE]

    Agreed. ...
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    I do not know why "I" should be minimized in the...

    I do not know why "I" should be minimized in the writing of a letter, but it was drilled into my head through-out high school and college. Also, the partner at the last firm I worked at HATED it. It...
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    Below is one paragrpah from a standard engagement...

    Below is one paragrpah from a standard engagement letter. In total, there are 34 instances of the word "we" in the entire letter, and 27 instances of "our" in the letter. --Using the third person...
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    Replace "we" without using "I"

    As a sole practitioner writing a letter, how do I change the customary 3rd party pro-nouns ("we," "our," etc.) to something that is only "me", without using the word "I"? Personally, I think using...
  16. You could file a Form 8379 Injured Spouse...

    You could file a Form 8379 Injured Spouse Allocation. This should allow you to separate your income and withholdings from your husband's. You can file this form with your 2008 income tax return, but...
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    Nilay, I am sorry; I only know this answer as...

    Nilay,

    I am sorry; I only know this answer as it applies to U.S. Citizens. I DO NOT KNOW if the rules are different for foreign citizens.

    In order to claim medical expenses, including health...
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    You may file Head of Household if you: 1. Are...

    You may file Head of Household if you:

    1. Are considered unmarried at the end of the year (December 31, 2007);
    2. Paid more than 50% of the cost of maintaining the household for the year;
    3. A...
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    Nilay, Could you please give us some more...

    Nilay,

    Could you please give us some more information? Just to clarify, I think that you are saying that you took a deduction for medical insurance on your Schedule A for 2007 and you would like...
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    AtlantaTaxExpert, Just point of...

    AtlantaTaxExpert,

    Just point of clarification: Are you saying that when you attach the W-7 to your income tax return that one should file the tax return at the W-7 filing address? OR should a...
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    Glad to help!

    Glad to help!
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    Very good point.

    Very good point.
  23. Question: Gassy Cat

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    Wow, I wish someone had an answer for you. I...

    Wow, I wish someone had an answer for you. I also have a couple of cats that can make me want to leave the room.

    One thing that MIGHT be an issue is dairy. Many people give their cats dairy...
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    Please let us know how your cat is doing now. ...

    Please let us know how your cat is doing now. Thanks!
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    I found sticky strips at the pet store. You...

    I found sticky strips at the pet store. You attach them to things you do not want scratched and my kitties all hate getting their paws sticky. (They do leave a residue on the surface you put them...
  26. Question: Vomiting cat

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    One thing that my rescues often have that looks...

    One thing that my rescues often have that looks like a cold in their eyes is actually Chlamydia that gets passed on by the mother or close contact with another cat. It is treatable with a simple...
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    You know, I have the same issue with two cats I...

    You know, I have the same issue with two cats I brought home from the shelter at the same time. I thought they would be company to each other, but one picks, and the other just does not seem to like...
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    You are very welcome!

    You are very welcome!
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    The amounts on your paystubs usually match your...

    The amounts on your paystubs usually match your W-2, however there can be exceptions.
    Medicare is a component of FICA, so if you see "FICA" but not Medicare, you may be fine.

    Gross Subject...
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    Thank you both for the follow-up and catching a...

    Thank you both for the follow-up and catching a subtlety I misread.

    I definitely had the first part of my answer incorrect.

    Apparently, I assumed since the independent contractor had...
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    You should receive a form from disability (Please...

    You should receive a form from disability (Please forgive me that I do not know the form number off the top of my head, I am sure I should).

    I do believe that since it is a benefit that is not...
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    As a follow-up to "A second question... Is there...

    As a follow-up to "A second question... Is there a way to have little to no taxes withheld from my paycheck throughout the year so that I may keep that money in my own savings account until time to...
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    Good follow-up question. You do not have to...

    Good follow-up question.

    You do not have to have an LLC or S-Corp, sole proprietorships are absolutely entitled to this deduction/adjustment.
    The balance of the amount that is not an adjustment...
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    If income taxes were withheld from your...

    If income taxes were withheld from your unemployment benefits, assuming that your total tax does not exceed the amounts withheld or paid-in, you would be entitled to a refund.
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    JudyKayTee has asked you the most important...

    JudyKayTee has asked you the most important point. Sales taxes and what they are applied to is controlled by the state. In CA, there has been much talk of adding sales taxes to services, such as...
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    LaydCC, For federal purposes, you should at...

    LaydCC,

    For federal purposes, you should at least calculate an income tax return with your SSI income being disclosed, especially if you have ANY other income. Your other income and SSI benefits...
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    Jenmeneley, For federal purposes, that depends...

    Jenmeneley,

    For federal purposes, that depends on what the disability benefits are received for. If disability is received under a worker's compensation act for personal injuries or sickness,...
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    jmwall: You are required to file a NM return,...

    jmwall:

    You are required to file a NM return, because you did generate revenue in NM. I would be very cautious of taking advice not to file in a state when you are REQUIRED to file in that state....
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    Well, it's link anyway. Sorry for the address...

    Well, it's link anyway. Sorry for the address flub.
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    I found this discussion on a labor law website. ...

    I found this discussion on a labor law website. Here is the address I received an incorrect W-2 form. I can't get my former employer to issue a corrected - Labor Law Talk
    It appears that after...
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    Attach the W-7 to your income tax return and mail...

    Attach the W-7 to your income tax return and mail that return to your normal filing place. It looks like Fresno for you.
  42. Question: 2007 tax return

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    Please disregard the "their SSN?'"

    Please disregard the "their SSN?'"
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    If you cannot obtain a copy from your tax...

    If you cannot obtain a copy from your tax preparer, and you need copy (as opposed to a transcript), use Form 4506 (PDF), Request for Copy of Tax Return. It costs $57.00 per year requested.
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    If you cannot obtain a copy from your tax...

    If you cannot obtain a copy from your tax preparer, and you need copy (as opposed to a transcript), use Form 4506 (PDF), Request for Copy of Tax Return. It costs $57.00 per year requested. Their SSN?"
  45. Question: 2007 tax return

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    If you cannot obtain a copy from your tax...

    If you cannot obtain a copy from your tax preparer, and you need copy (as opposed to a transcript), use Form 4506 (PDF), Request for Copy of Tax Return. It costs $57.00 per year requested. Their SSN?"
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    I pulled this directly from the instructions for...

    I pulled this directly from the instructions for 1099s. "If the recipient does not provide a TIN, leave the box for the recipient's TIN blank on the Form 1098, 1099, 5498, or W-2G. Only one recipient...
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    I am sorry to hear that the year was so difficult...

    I am sorry to hear that the year was so difficult for you.

    For federal purposes, unemployment is taxable income, so you definitely need to file a tax return. Note: I vaguely recall that not all...
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    The way I read it is that it is the cost of...

    The way I read it is that it is the cost of maintain a home, not the child's proportionate share of the expenses when determining filing status. (Remember that I was talking about the Head of...
  49. This publication has to do residential rental...

    This publication has to do residential rental property (including vacation homes). The original question did not exactly say if there was a personal use issue, so I thought the pub might be of...
  50. IRS Publication 527 may be of use to you. See...

    IRS Publication 527 may be of use to you. See the section about personal use of your dwelling. Go to IRS.gov/formspub/index.html. Choose Publications, then search for Publication 527.
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