1
vote
1answer
102 views

Should I be filling out form W-9 for somebody I sold used equipment to?

I sold about $3,500 worth of used lighting equipment to a local business last year. I'm not a business, just an individual. I just received an email from them asking me to fill out a W9 form for ...
5
votes
1answer
232 views

Should I sell the home in 2014 or continue to rent it out?

The home was bought in Dec. 2010, and we lived there from Dec. 2010 to Jan. 2013. It's been a rental property since Feb. 2013, when we moved into a rental home to be closer to work (about 30 miles ...
8
votes
1answer
115 views

Taxes on Selling a Classic Automobile

When I was in high school, my father-having just had a heart attack-gifted me a classic automobile. This year, he passed away and I ended up selling the car. (The car has been in my name now for ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

What is the standard real estate commission to sell a million dollar home?

I want to list my condominium for US $1.3 million. How can I decide on a fair real estate commission?
12
votes
3answers
442 views

Where can I sell some gold ounce bars I own, without getting screwed?

I have some gold ounce bars that I'd like to sell while the price is high, but I don't know where to sell the gold. I've Google'd around, but there seems to be a lot of shady places out there. So my ...
4
votes
1answer
63 views

How to approach sale of municipal bonds (USA)

I am in a fortunate position of having invested income (about $41K) from a trust becoming fully mine in August. The trust was previously maintained by my mother, who invested the money in tax-free ...
4
votes
1answer
299 views

Tax liability for selling inherited collectibles on eBay?

When I was a kid, my grandfather gave me some collectible items, which at the time were worthless. Many years later, this stuff is actually worth a few thousand dollars. If I sell this stuff on ...
3
votes
3answers
181 views

What forms of payment am I compelled to accept?

In relation to this question about maximum amounts a check can be written for If I sell something like a car or other expensive item on Craig's List or in the local paper classifieds, am I compelled ...