| Sep 24, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Q: I just watched your YouTube video on 1031 exchanges. Could you give me more details on how a swap between a real estate asset and an oil/gas asset would play out? In other words, will I be able to physically own the oil/gas asset as I did with the...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 6:38 PM
A York City woman is indicted on charges of conspiring to submit false and fradulent federal income tax returns. The U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania claims that between January 1, 2009 through June 1, 2009, 35 year old Carmen...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:23 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan taxpayers could get enough back from the state to pay for a fast-food lunch — or two if they’re thrifty — under a measure approved Wednesday by the state House that aims to accelerate a pending income...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 11:31 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are calling it "Taxmageddon," the big tax increase awaiting nearly every American family at the end of the year, when a long list of tax cuts is scheduled to expire unless Congress acts.
It would be, GOP leaders in...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 7:38 AM
If you think you need help preparing your taxes, several South Florida groups offer free assistance, Tthe IRS also can help you find a free group at 800-906-9887.
Some people will be able to get free help with their income taxes at the Boynton Beach...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:55 PM
We've received quite a number of letters recently from readers who are underwater on their homes and are trying to determine their best options. Some of these homeowners clearly are quite able to make their payments but view those payments as a waste of...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 3:37 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the income gap between rich and poor widens, a majority of Americans say the growing divide is bad for the country and believe that wealthy people are paying too little in taxes, according to a new survey.
The poll released...
| Dec 19, 2012
You may be unaware of the local ramifications of one of the proposals currently at play in the danse macabre that passes for fiscal negotiations in Washington.
This is the plan to cap federal tax deductions at either a set figure or a percentage of...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 7:28 PM
SOUTH BEND -- A key point in Mike Pence's economic plan might bring a payoff for Indiana college towns, including this one.
The Republican gubernatorial candidate visited South Bend on Thursday, making stops at The Tribune, General Sheet Metal Works...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Q: I have a home that I have rented out for the past 18 months. Prior to that, I lived in the home for eight years. I want to sell it and buy a different rental home.
Do I need to do a 1031 exchange to defer tax, or am I free from capital gains tax...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Q: Four years ago, I financed a rehabbed property located in Atlanta on a bank appraisal of about $110,000. The current loan balance is about $88,000 on an interest rate of 6.625 percent. But the home's current value is about $25,000. My bank has valued...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:26 PM
When LeBron James decided to take his talents to South Beach, livelier night life wasn't the biggest advantage over electing to stay in Cleveland. The tangible difference was in coming to a place with no state or city income tax.......