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Questions tagged [washington]

For questions that relate to the laws, practices, and products of the state of Washington.

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In the US, is cancer medication (for a parent living in South America), tax-deductible?

The cancer medication of my parent costs 10,000 USD a month. I would like to pay for this, but I wouldn't have enough money to live off of myself. I was wondering, would the expense would be tax ...
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Can I cash a personal check against my business account?

Can I cash a check made payable to me personally through my business checking account? I'm a sole proprietor in Washington state (U.S.).
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How to include money spent on business as losses

For the last year or so I have been helping as a financial partner to a small business. The person has used the money for business as well as personal expenses and I'm wondering what I need to do to ...
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How much income justifies incorporating into an LLC?

In the state of Washington, it is easy and cheap to start an LLC with basic liability insurance. I have a small software consulting operation that I use for hobby money, but I'm not sure at which ...
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What should I be concerned with in buying a house for less than the market value? [duplicate]

I've grown up in my grandparents house my entire life. They lived two miles away my entire life. Sleep overs, dinners, barbecues, etc. It's been the plan since I was a kid to buy the house when I got ...
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Tax implication for totaled car payout

I recently had a car totaled. The payout was more than the amount I paid for the car while I bought it. What are the tax implications on this. What kind of tax (if any) I need to pay on the profit? ...
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liability vs collision coverage

I live in Washington State. I have a reasonably cheap car. I am not afraid to replace it if I have to so covering for damages isn't a problem. Additionally, I have a good job with good health care. I ...
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Why does L & L Energy continue to trade OTC even though it's been defunct for years and its former CEO is in jail?

L & L Energy (LLEN) continues to trade OTC even though the company closed. The former CEO, Dickson Lee, is in jail for securities fraud. Why does LLEN linger on OTC year after year? Can stock ...
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What's the most economical way of owning a car for a few months?

I'm trying to find a way to own a car for 2-3 months and do it as economically as possible, specifically a sports or luxury car that I don't necessarily want to outright buy and own. The two options ...
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How should I report earning from Apple App Store (from iTunes Connect) in Washington state?

Washington Department of Revenue requires to report all sales by Apple of my applications in the Washington state on my personal excise return. Then I must calculate sales tax and I should deduct the ...
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Moving mid-year to a no-state-income-tax state (Indiana to Washington)

It is my understanding that if you move from one state to another mid-year, then, depending on the states and the details of the move, in each state, you are generally either taxed only on the exact ...
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Live in Oregon and work in Washington: Do I need to file Oregon state taxes?

I am an Oregon resident but earned all my income in Washington state in 2011 - do I need to file an OR tax return since I didn't earn any money in Oregon ?