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Most real estate sales involve the selling of personal residences.  The question of whether the profit on the sale is taxable often not only comes up to me as a tax professional, but I also find that Realtors get that question as well from potential sellers.  Today, we’ll touch on the general rul...
05/01/2021
The IRS has recently began sending out a barrage of CP504 Notices to Taxpayers with tax debt.  It is typically sent by Certified Mail and states Notice of Intent to seize (levy) your property or rights to property.  It’s an important notice for several reasons that I’ll outline below:  The IRS ha...
04/19/2021
As Self-Employed Independent Contractors, Real Estate Agents may need help in running their business and sometimes it makes sense to hire family.  Today, we’ll cover a few areas where it might be helpful to hire your children as well as adult family members to provide services to the business.   ...
04/05/2021
A question that comes up from my Realtor clients along with many other small business owners is can I deduct my Home Office costs.  This has become even more of an issue due to COVID as more and more of us work out of our homes.  Today we’ll touch on when you can deduct your Home Office and what ...
03/22/2021
While today’s blog is primarily directed to new Real Estate Agents, it may be helpful to experienced ones as well.  We’re going to give a few quick tax tips to New Realtors. Taxation for New Real Estate Agents can be very confusing.  Many new agents come from an environment where they received a ...
03/22/2021
Over the past year, since the onset of COVID, the IRS has taken a very hands off approach to tax items.  However, that is beginning to change.  Late in 2020 we began to see the IRS filing Notice of Federal Tax Liens (NFTLs) on taxpayers with IRS debt and we expect that to begin even more prevalen...
03/08/2021
As a Real Estate Agent, you most likely find yourself sometimes showing a potential buyer tens of homes  before they make a decision to purchase a property (or don’t).  While that can be frustrating, it’s important to make sure that as a Realtor you get the proper deduction for all of that drivin...
03/01/2021
Our DFW Tax Firm specializes in guiding Realtors through their tax issues.  Our goal is to help these professionals minimize their taxes while making sure that they stay out of trouble with the IRS.  Realtors, like other small business owners and independent contractors, don’t have the luxury of ...
02/16/2021
Payroll Tax Problems are a common denominator in a large percentage of failed businesses.  Either they are an initial driver of the cause of the business failure or a symptom of those problems.  However, one thing is certain, once a company begins to experience payroll tax problems, it becomes v...
12/14/2020
COVID-19 is having a drastic impact on Small Business Owners across the country. During any economic downturn, business owners often have to make difficult cash flow decisions. One solution is for business owners postpone making payroll tax payments to the IRS in order to make payroll for their s...
12/01/2020
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