Taxes FAQs

  1. Do beneficiaries of a trust pay taxes?

  2. I am a non-U.S. citizen living outside the U.S. and trading stocks through a U.S. internet broker. Do I have to pay taxes on the money I earn?

  3. What are the differences between regressive, proportional and progressive taxes?

  4. Who's required to fill out a Schedule C IRS form?

  5. How do you file IRS Form 709?

  6. Are qualified dividends included in gross income?

  7. Are student loans dischargeable after bankruptcy?

  8. Why is Macau considered a tax haven?

  9. Why is Switzerland considered a tax haven?

  10. Why is Singapore considered a tax haven?

  11. Why Is Panama Considered a Tax Haven?

  12. How often should I rebalance my taxable investment account?

  13. Are 457 plan withdrawals taxable?

  14. When should my tax refund arrive?

  15. Does QVC charge sales tax?

  16. What is the catch-up contribution limit for qualified deferred tax plans?

  17. Are tax brackets adjusted for inflation?

  18. Can the IRS audit you after a refund?

  19. Are tax shelters legal in Canada?

  20. Can the IRS withhold your tax refund?

  21. Can the IRS garnish your tax refund?

  22. Can the IRS garnish wages?

  23. Are stock accounts escheatable?

  24. Are estate distributions taxable?

  25. Are Cafeteria plans taxable?

  26. Why is the Cayman Islands considered a tax haven?

  27. Why is Luxembourg considered a tax haven?

  28. Why is Andorra considered a tax haven?

  29. Will my credit score suffer from debt consolidation or refinancing?

  30. Are credit card rewards taxable?

  31. How can a company execute a tax-free spin-off?

  32. What are the best free online calculators for calculating my taxable income?

  33. In what instances does overhead qualify for certain tax allowances?

  34. How does comprehensive income get reported on my 1040?

  35. How do I avoid a tax lien on my property?

  36. What does the IRS say about what constitutes taxable income?

  37. What are the benefits of prorating expenses?

  38. What is the difference between taxable income and gross income?

  39. What is the difference between AGI (adjusted gross income) and net income?

  40. What is the difference between disposable and discretionary income?

  41. How can I obtain an abatement for property taxes?

  42. How will a value added tax impact the government budget?

  43. What are some tactics businesses can use to increase unlevered free cash flow?

  44. What tax implications are there for parties involved with a reverse repurchase agreement?

  45. How are benefits from a provident fund taxed?

  46. Why is it beneficial to use Net Operating Profit After Tax as opposed to net income when making an investment decision?

  47. How does Net Operating Profit After Tax give a clearer view of the operating efficiency of a company?

  48. What are the tax implications for both the company and investors in a divestiture from a publicly traded company?

  49. How can I invest in tax liens?

  50. What are the advantages and disadvantages of capitalizing interest for tax purposes?

  51. What should I do to prepare for an IRS audit?

  52. What are the differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

  53. Why is it useful for investors to calculate Net Operating Profit After Tax for over-leveraged companies?

  54. Why is it beneficial to use Net Operating Profit After Tax to compare companies within the same industry but with different capital structuring?

  55. In what situations must taxes be paid on a stock dividend?

  56. Where can I find a good withholding tax table on the Internet?

  57. How can I use Net Operating Profit After Tax (NOPAT) to compare companies and make an investment decision?

  58. What is the difference between a single and a married withholding tax?

  59. How is residual value of assets taxed?

  60. Is Net Operating Income (NOI) the same thing as Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)?

  61. How do taxes impact Net Operating Income (NOI)?

  62. How does a value added tax (VAT) impact the stages of production?

  63. If I owned stock that split last year, how does this affect my taxes?

  64. How can investors benefit by understanding geometric means?

  65. In which countries do high-income earners pay the most tax?

  66. In which US cities do high-income earners pay the most tax?

  67. What is the income breakdown for the effective tax rate?

  68. How does the effective tax rate for an individual differ from that of a corporation?

  69. What are some common examples of demand shock?

  70. What are some of the key reasons a large corporation might prefer to remain a private company?

  71. What are the IRS regulations regarding a share premium account?

  72. What taxes will I pay if I win a lot of money while gambling in Las Vegas?

  73. What is the justification for allowing deferred tax liabilities?

  74. How can I lower my effective tax rate without lowering my income?

  75. Does the tradeoff model or the pecking order play a greater role in capital budgeting?

  76. How important are contingent liabilities in an audit?

  77. What is a deferred tax liability?

  78. How do I calculate my effective tax rate using Excel?

  79. What are the tax benefits of establishing a sinking fund?

  80. Why are some spin-offs taxable and some are tax-free?

  81. What is the optimal level of withholding tax to enter on my W-4?

  82. How can I calculate my withholding tax rate?

  83. What is the difference between federal and state withholding tax?

  84. How do externalities affect equilibrium and create market failure?

  85. How is a Limited Liability Company (LLC) taxed?

  86. What are examples of products and companies that rely on protective tariffs to survive?

  87. How is a share premium account taxed?

  88. How does revenue recognition differ between profit and non-profit companies?

  89. What are some of the arguments against a value added tax (VAT)?

  90. What is the difference between a regressive tax versus a progressive tax?

  91. What is the formula for calculating deadweight loss in Excel?

  92. Are gross sales and taxable gross sales the same thing?

  93. What are the benefits of research and development for a company?

  94. What is the difference between a regressive tax and proportional tax?

  95. Who can attend the meeting of creditors (341 hearing)?

  96. Does location matter for taxes when calculating gross sales?

  97. Who first came up with the idea of a progressive tax?

  98. What do creditors have to report to credit bureaus?

  99. Do all taxes create deadweight loss?

  100. Is progressive tax the same thing as marginal tax rate?

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