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Is There A Different Capital Gains Tax Rate For Those Making Over 250K Vs. Under 250K?
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in 2012, the capital gains rates were either 0% or 15%. The 15% capital gains rate started when the taxpayer hit the 15% marginal tax bracket. In 2013 the capital gains rates are 0% for taxable income of single...   Read More
I Am Uncertain If A Person Working For Me Part-time Is An Independent Contractor Or An Employee. What Are The IRS Rules Surrounding...
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Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

Since this question was asked such a long time ago you may have already received an answer, if not please feel free to contact me.   Read More
How Many Years Can The IRS Go Back And Audit On The Sale Of A Home? How Many Years Can The State Go Back An Audit Me On The Sale Of A Home?
User Photo Conrado Mangapit, EA
Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

They can go back 3 years . . . however, in case of fraud there is no time limitation. As for the state, it will depend on the state but generally states will mimic the federal government.   Read More
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What Is The Difference Between An Enrolled Agent And Other Tax Professionals?
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Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

Enrolled Agents are the only tax representatives who must prove their competence directly to the IRS. Where attorneys can specialize in a number of areas, Enrolled Agents specialize only in taxation, making them...   Read More
If The Person Who Does My Taxes Does Not Have A PTIN Can I Still Have Them Do My Tax Return?
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Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

Yes, if the person is an enrolled agent, tax preparer, attorney or CPA who is paid for preparing or assisting in the preparation of all or substantially all of any federal tax return, claim for refund or other tax...   Read More
What Is The Limit On Social Security Taxes Paid On Payroll Taxes Starting January 1, 2013.
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Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

Social security taxes are only paid on the first $113,700 of earned income in 2013. Earned Income above that is exempt from further social security tax.   Read More
Can Anyone Tell Me The Taxes That Will Increase For Small Businesses On January 1, 2013?
User Photo Patrick O'Hara , EA
Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

The amount of tax increase for small business really depends on the business form. Small businesses that are pass through, such as sole proprietorship, partnerships, and s-corporations will see higher taxes due to...   Read More
Are There Any Special Tax Credits Available To Small Businesses Regarding Healthcare?
User Photo Patrick O'Hara , EA
Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

Eligible employers may claim a credit for Small Employer Health insurance premiums. This credit is 35% of the premiums paid by the employer each year. this credit increases to 50% in 2014. a qualified small...   Read More

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