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If Don't Have A Way Of Determining Value Of An Asset At The Time Of Conversion From Personal To Business Use, Eg A Year Or More Ago, Can...
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

You can't use current FMV. You need to make a reasonable estimate of the value as of the time of conversion, and be able to support your valuation with external invormation such as listed prices of similar assets...   Read More
For A Low Value Asset (less Than $100) Being Expensed Rather Than Depreciated, Can The Expense Be Taken In A Subsequent Year Of Use If Not...
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

Any expense must be deducted in the year in which it is placed in service unless you are a cash basis taxpayer. In that case, it would be deducted in the year in which it was paid for. If the purchase is placed on...   Read More
I Know I Miss Out On Major Tax Deductions Throughout The Year, Is There An Easy Way To Find Out All The Things I Can Qualify For?
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

The best way to find out what you are missing, and what you still might be eligible for, is to sit down with a good tax advisor.  Most advisors are happy to do planning with you for the future and look over...   Read More
How Do I Value The Loss Of My Business As A Result Of A Hurricane?
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Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

This can be a very complicated matter. However, the basic principle is that you can claim as a casualty loss the change in the fair market value of your company from the date before the loss to the date of the...   Read More
Sold Law Business And Expanded New Law Practice To A County 300 Miles Away. Began Commu It Ing, But Then Rent A House To Avoid The...
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

It is all determined by intent. If your intent in having the new practice is for it to be temporary (less then one year) then you have temporary living expenses. If your intent is for it to last more then one...   Read More
When Are Allowable Deductions Allowable In Australia? From Robert D'Ambrosi Public Accountant / Practise Manager Of Firm Financial And...
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Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

The rules differ for individuals & businesses The timing for businesses can also vary; dependent upon the elections they have made   Read More
My Wife, Who's An Actress, Got Dental Braces To Straighten Her Teeth In Order To Improve Her Marketability. Can She Deduct The Cost Of Her...
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If she is in some sort of add or actress who makes money from teeth showing, I believe she could deduct as business expense. But if she just actress who tries to look good, I believe answer - no, she can not...   Read More

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