Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [income-tax]

This tag is to be used for any question pertaining to an individual's income taxes. If this tag is used, ideally a country-specific tag should also be specified, to indicate which region a question belongs to, as the answer may differ based on the country.

0
votes
1answer
50 views

Can I qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion if I am employed by a US based company?

I am a US citizen considering living abroad for a full year, staying in 12 different countries for a month each (Remote year). I am planning to remain employed by the US based company I currently work ...
-2
votes
1answer
171 views

How to calculate Recurring Deposit Interest in c# [closed]

Can anyone please help to calculate recurring deposit interest using c#? I am using following method: //A = P*(1+R/N)^Nt //A = Maturity amount. //P = Principal amount (In our case, it is Rs.5000) /...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Sole Proprietor LLC quarterly estimated tax payment

This is going to be my first quarterly estimated federal tax payment for a single member llc (treated as disregarded entity- sole proprietor). I see online that for annual taxes, I need to fill out ...
1
vote
2answers
130 views

Am I required to pay taxes on my U.S. freelancing income in France?

Similar to this question (and the question that OP linked to), I will be living abroad (in France) and working there, but I also do freelancing for U.S.-based companies. There are other questions ...
2
votes
1answer
877 views

Taxes when you lose money in investments?

I've been wondering about the following scenario. Let's say you invest $10k in stock market. At the end of year 1, your investment has grown to $11k. The government taxes a percentage of that new ...
4
votes
1answer
86 views

Single-Member LLC vs LLC having only one member

So, I registered a LLC but I am the only member in this LLC. If I do business under this LLC, when I file tax, I think I should NOT choose "Individual/sole proprietor or single-member LLC" category, ...
1
vote
0answers
72 views

How to Respond to CP2000?

I got a CP2000 from the IRS for 2016. It concerns three retirement account transactions. A direct rollover from an existing IRA to a Solo 401K (a qualified plan; 1099-R Code G in box 7) In 2016, I ...
1
vote
2answers
59 views

Tax exemption on HRA in India

I am fresh out of college working in Bangalore, and have not much idea about the income tax system in India. Here is my salary structure: Basic - Rs. 12,50,000 pa HRA - Rs. 6,25,000 pa I looked up ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

529 Account: Contribution, re-imbursement and state income tax deduction all in 2018?

Would the following series events be a sensible course of action? Scenario: Person pays out of pocket after tax for two Masters degree courses in June 2018 and August 2018: tuition fees of $2500 ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

Income tax consequences of out-of-state work site?

I live and work (most of the time) in California for a California-based company. However, my employer has recently established a work site in Hawaii, where I will be spending some fraction of my time (...
4
votes
1answer
164 views

If I work 100% remotely for a Florida company but I live in Virginia, do I have to pay Virginia state income tax?

I am moving to Virginia from where I am fortunate enough to be able to work remotely for a company in Florida. Florida has no state income tax. Do I have to pay Virginia state income tax?
4
votes
2answers
252 views

I am a minor in the US. Will I owe taxes from money earned from a UK based website?

My friend and I are co-running a website. He is over 18 and lives in the UK and I'm under 18 and live in the US. He gets all the money from the site into his Paypal, and is going to pay me half. The ...
3
votes
1answer
76 views

Paying tax on private tuition (in addition to working) - UK specific

During my time at university, I've tutored several students to give me a small amount of income. I have in the past notified HMRC about this, however the amounts of money involved have been ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) - Choose to defer taxes at vesting?

I have some RSUs that will vest next year. I plan to contribute to an education fund for each of my kids. From what I've read, it sounds like the amount at vesting is considered ordinary income, while ...
2
votes
1answer
55 views

How tax is deducted on my fixed deposits?

I was filing income tax online. I came across tax deducted on my fixed deposit: Tax on 2nd FD seems to be correctly deducted at 10%: 78/777 = 10% But it seems that tax on 1st FD is deducted at 14%: ...
0
votes
2answers
80 views

What if I don't update the State tax form?

I have been working in state Maryland, US for the first 8 months. But I will soon be moving to New York in September. My company had my State form as Maryland. Since I will be moving to NY next ...
2
votes
2answers
68 views

Does AMT affect cost basis of future capital gains?

Suppose I exercise 10k stock options for $1/share, and fair-market value is $2/share. Normally, taxes are deferred until when I sell them. And when I sell, the basis for capital gains is $1/share. ...
0
votes
1answer
101 views

What tax code is used for tax refunds? [closed]

For example, the W-2 Form for salary has a tax code of 460. I can't seem to find the tax code for money returned from federal or state. Does anyone know what code this is? Is it different code for ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

US Tax non-resident aliens - ECI

I'm generally confused about what is considered to be ECI for non-resident aliens living in the US (under specific visa that allow this). Examples of situations in which I cannot figure out whether ...
48
votes
3answers
13k views

If a kid makes money, do the parents take on the tax liability?

Suppose your kid (8 years old) decided to set up a neighborhood lemonade stand and by some freak occurrence managed to somehow make about $3,000. How does one manage the tax liability on that income? ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

Roth 401(k) Loan

I am thinking about taking out a loan from the Roth 401(k) plan. The idea behind the loan is to put more money into the Roth 401(k). I would like to charge myself a very high rate of interest, say 20%,...
1
vote
1answer
142 views

Roth 401(k) Contribution Limits

Please consider an individual, in the US, who has net earnings from self employment of $8000 who wishes to contribute to a Roth 401(k) plan. For tax purposes these earnings can be reduced by 20% due ...
3
votes
2answers
79 views

estimated IRS tax payments

We sold some U.S. government Savings bonds in June of 2018 that had a gain in interest of double our yearly income. A one time sale. Now, I'm thinking that I will owe quite a bit in taxes and I'm ...
2
votes
1answer
105 views

how to compute holding period on real estate

For the purposes of computing long term versus short term capital gains tax treatment, when does the holding period for real estate end? I can think of several options: At execution of the purchase ...
3
votes
1answer
75 views

Tax implications in the US of home ownership in the UK

My family and I are residents in the USA. My British wife and her brother have received some inheritance from their father, which is to be shared with his ex-wife: £120,000 cash. A mortgage of £150,...
0
votes
1answer
175 views

Should I reduce my income as a student to save money? - Tax Returns

I'm a full time student in New York during the school year, and I live in Massachusetts as a dependent of my parents. I've earned $500 as a teacher's assistant out of state (NY) this year and I have a ...
3
votes
1answer
67 views

UK Tax Return: how to compile it if I have restricted equity granted by my employer

This year I will have to compile my first tax return. I have received the equivalent of 5,000 GBP in restricted stock of the Company I work for. I have already sold these shares and I know that I ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

Do residents through golden visa programs pay income taxes if they don't stay in the country for more than 183 days?

For example, Latvia offers a residency by investment program, and I was wondering whether it matters if you stay in the country for more than 183 days in order to pay the taxes? Or are you already ...
2
votes
1answer
114 views

UK - check if too much tax has been paid

I currently live in the UK, after I graduated with a Bachelor's degree a few weeks ago. Both this summer and the previous summer I have been employed by the university as a Research Assistant. The ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Student loan payments and tax breaks

Forgive me for such a naïve question, but simply put: do student loan payments count as a deduction to gross income? I.e. if I make $50,000 per year gross and manage to pay $20,000 of loan debt in one ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Hard of hearing worker in New York and income tax deductions

I have a serious hearing impairment. I am eyeing moving to New York for work, I wanted to investigate if there are any income tax relief for someone in my situation. Can anyone point me to the ...
1
vote
0answers
42 views

Dual status tax returns (F-1 H1B)

I was on an F-1 visa from August 2013 till September 2017 and on an H1B visa from October till now. I am single. I filed extension for the 2017 year and now as I am Resident for tax purpose as I ...
1
vote
2answers
39 views

Do I have to file ITR2 if I did not sell stocks in FY17-18?

I've a question related to filing ITR - whether I've to file ITR1 or ITR2. Below is my scenario. I'm a salaried employee and I hold a Form-16 for FY1718. During FY1718, I bought few shares which I'm ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

How to declare interested earned from unmatured NSC (5 years) in ITR

5 year NSC shows its interest earned is reinvested every year, So I can clam it under 80C. But there is no interest entry made by the Post Office department against NSC. How can I declare such ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Income tax exemption (in India) for interest on second home loan

I own a house in Bangalore (India) for which I had earlier taken home loan and which was fully closed nearly 7 years ago. This property has been let out as I am working & staying in Mumbai. I have ...
1
vote
2answers
56 views

Can calculation of the amount of tax I will need to pay if I take a home loan be done if I present actual figures?

This is related to the India. So an answer pursuant to the Indian IT rules would be much appreciated. Let's say my income details are: Gross Annual Income: Rs.10,50,000 HRA received from employer: ...
1
vote
1answer
226 views

Social Security/Medicare tax withheld on TN visa

For reference, I worked for 4 months at an internship in Massachusetts in the summer of 2016. I'm a Canadian citizen/resident, and don't pass the substantial presence test for 2016. Is there anywhere ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Tax Questions for Internship on TN Visa. Should I fill out Form 8843?

I worked for 4 months at an internship in Massachusetts in the summer of 2016. I'm a Canadian citizen and resident and have a few questions below. For background, I don't pass the substantial ...
1
vote
0answers
47 views

The effect of 2018 tax deductions, Part 2: head of a household

In the previous question, I asked: I read about new standard tax deductions at https://www.hrblock.com/tax-center/irs/tax-reform/new-standard-deduction-eliminated-exemptions/ Suppose I ...
1
vote
3answers
107 views

The effect of 2018 standard tax deductions

I read about new standard tax deductions at https://www.hrblock.com/tax-center/irs/tax-reform/new-standard-deduction-eliminated-exemptions/ Suppose I am not married. Suppose my income is 15K. Then ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

How can I file California tax returns if I do not owe any tax?

For 2017, I do not owe any tax to the State of California. How should I file my taxes? Online or by sending hard copies of forms? Also, do I need an ITIN for this?
0
votes
1answer
71 views

Can I avoid state trust tax with a conditional gift?

My state taxes resident trusts. A resident trust is any of the following: a. Its settlor (or any of its settlors) was a state resident at the time the trust was created; or b. All ...
4
votes
2answers
137 views

How is a lump sum to make up salary underpayment taxed in Australia?

I have been underpaid for a period of over two years. If I am paid the back-pay that is owed to me as a lump sum, is that considered part of my income for the current tax year? If so, that means it ...
5
votes
1answer
624 views

Can I get back withholdings after losing my job?

If I was taxed at 120k starting January, but only worked for 4 months and don't plan on working for the rest of the year, is there anyway I can take the adjusted withholdings (40k instead of 120k ...
7
votes
1answer
304 views

Moved to Canada for Grad School, Getting Heavily Taxed in U.S

I'm about to file my U.S. tax return for 2017. In August of 2017, I moved to Canada from the U.S. for graduate school (I am a U.S. citizen). I was on a vacation during April 15th, 2018 and quickly ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

In Spain, is income from mortgage interest considered income or capital gains?

I'm advising someone who is a tax resident of Spain interest in providing a mortgage to someone in the U.S., and trying to get an idea of how the interest from this mortgage would be taxed there. ...
3
votes
1answer
91 views

Received K-1 from ETF whose basis wasn't reported. Can I use just Schedule D without Form 8949?

I received a K-1 from an ETF, as well as an insert with instructions on what to do with the numbers on it. This ETF was my only holding whose basis was not reported to the IRS. The "Other income (...
6
votes
6answers
375 views

Why are you required to file your taxes if you employer deducts them for you?

When you work for someone they automatically deduct tax from your pay and give it to the government. Filing your tax returns allows you to get money back if they taxed you too much. So why is not ...
0
votes
0answers
245 views

On California's form DE 4, should one not leave line 1 (Worksheets A and B) blank when using Worksheet C?

I'm switching to a new benefits provider, Sequoia One, so I need to fill out my W-4 and DE 4 again. At my previous provider, I filed as Single, whereas I'd actually like to file as Head of Household ...
1
vote
1answer
124 views

Can I force my company to print a new, accurate, copy of my 2016 W-2?

Back in 2016 the company I work for went through a huge transition. Lots of things changed, but the relevant part is that early in the year we switched accounting systems and HSA providers. When I ...