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Tax time: 5 smart and dumb things to do with your refund

Tax time: 5 smart and dumb things to do with your refund Tax time: 5 smart and dumb things to do with your refund
Russell Knight | 10 April, 2018, 23:12

Steve Latham is the chairman of Claritas, a new venture that provides consolidated views of crypto holdings, gains and losses. The tax man appears to be a crypto bro. IRS representatives can answer questions about your tax status and payments.

The federal government has added nurse practitioners to the list of medical professionals who can now certify an application form for the disability tax credit.

The law changed tax rates and brackets and limited or ended certain deductions. If you bought bitcoin cheap and sold it at a profit, it's the same.

VITA client Jesse Mickens said he hoped his refund would allow him to both pay some bills and take his family on a vacation. So every exchange of a digital coin for something else is a taxable event. Additionally, this new form of money represents 20% of 2017 United States capital gains.

The IRS has its eye on cryptocurrency investments. Examples would include leveraged exchange traded funds, options, futures, any other type of derivative and even cryptocurrency exchange transactions.

Spending crypto is the same as selling it. You don't always get that with bitcoin. He or she says you owe money on your taxes and threatens that a warrant will be issued for your arrest unless you pay immediately. First, you don't need to bone up on the new tax law to complete this year's tax return. Call 2-1-1 to find free tax assistance sites in your area. As former IRS Commissioner John Koskinen succinctly told Congress: "We don't have enough people to perform all the audits we think are necessary". Most often, FIFO, or a "first in, first out" method, is applied for this determination. But if you choose the wrong approach, it could be costly.

Some commercial preparers and tax software providers, including TurboTax and H&R Block, offer free online withholding calculators that have been updated for 2018. Annual contribution limits to IRAs are $5,500 with an extra $1,000 in "catch-up" contributions if you are over age 50.

There's no reason to sweat the tax-filing deadline. If you're looking at mortgages or academic financial aid, an additional cost comes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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Rewarding yourself now and then can help you stick to a budget longer term, but if you go overboard on the indulgences you might regret it later.

We believe it's only a matter of time before crypto brokerages and exchanges have to report as traditional brokerages do today. Lenders use the service to verify applicants' income.

If you under-report for 2017, you may face monetary damages in the future - or worse. Typically, basis is first determined by cost - in other words, the amount in USA dollars you paid for the property - and adjusted by certain events (this might include stock splits if you held stock). "Some charge based on how complex your taxes are".

"I don't really see a drawback on it as long as you're comfortable with waiting", Pedersen-Marker said.

A little more than one-third of Idaho workers qualify to use a free tax filing service.

Demand that taxpayers use a specific payment method, such as a prepaid debit card, gift card or wire transfer.

"But all we can do is do everything we can to make sure it doesn't happen to us", he said.

When in doubt, talk to a professional. You must request an extension from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by April 18 to avoid late filing penalties.

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