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100 Percent Exclusion of Capital Gains From Certain §1202 Stock Transactions

A substantial benefit for those individuals who have formed small to mid-sized C corporations before the end of 2010. IRC §1202 has been previously used by taxpayers to exclude one half of the capital gain they realize when they sell qualifying §1202 stock at a gain. To qualify, the stock had to be acquired as an original issue directly from a C corporation with less…


Personal Service Corporations (PSC) – the Sub Chapter S Election and Wages/Employment Taxes

As I have blogged before a Personal Service Corporation can indeed elect Sub Chapter ‘S’ corporate status and be treated as a disregarded entity for income tax purposes.  This requires the filing of IRS form 1120-S, not IRS form 1120. However if you are successfully (ie profitably) operating a personal service corporation structured as a…


Can’t Afford to Pay Your Taxes?

Many people are completely underestimating their tax liabilities this year.  It is absolutely incredible. So these are some of my suggestions for those of you in this position: Pay as much as possible now to minimize interest and penalties. Request an Offer in Compromise. Finance the full payment of your tax liability through a loan. The…


Is that Gift taxable?

If you give someone money or property during your life, you may be subject to the federal gift tax. Most gifts are not subject to the gift tax, but the IRS has put together the following eight tips to help you determine if your gift is taxable. 1. Most gifts are not subject to the…