Schedule D

Ten Facts about Capital Gains and Losses

With the increase, for some taxpayers, of the capital gains rates in 2013, a discussion of that means can be important.  The term “capital asset” for tax purposes applies to almost everything you own and use for personal or investment … read more

Now Schedule D Looks Different Too!

On my last official night of VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteer teaching, I brought in treats.  Popcorn treats.  It was most assuredly the highlight of the evening.  It was on a night when it had been pouring rain here … read more

IRS Looking Closely at Schedule D Security Sales

IRS is taking a closer look at these schedules and taxpayers should take note.  Failure to follow IRS schedule D instructions to the letter, could result in you receiving a letter from them along with their proposal to materially increase … read more

Selling Your Home

Now that the housing market is beginning to rebound you may be considering putting your current personal residence on the market.  But what do you need to know before you call your real estate agent? First of all, does the … read more

For Women: Becoming Knowledgeable about your Taxes

In our practice, we work a lot with women who have recently lost their husbands due to death or divorce.  One of the things that has surprised me, is how some of these women are totally in the dark about … read more


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