Taxes FAQs

  1. What is the difference between a write-off and a writedown?

  2. Where on my 1040 form do I report AGI (adjusted gross income)?

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

  4. What are the deductions taken to determine AGI (adjusted gross income)?

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

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

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

  8. Can I get a tax credit from conducting research and development?

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

  10. What is the government's role and what is the private sector's role in neoliberalism?

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

  12. How are benefits from a provident fund taxed?

  13. How is maintenance of standard of living for survivors accomplished in estate planning?

  14. What are the tax implications for both the company and investors in a divestiture ...

  15. How does a qualifying widow obtain widow's allowance?

  16. What is an IRS letter audit / audit by correspondence?

  17. When might an abatement be granted by the IRS?

  18. Why do companies often treat events such as the purchase of an asset or construction ...

  19. What austerity measures can a country implement to curtail government spending?

  20. What is the importance of calculating tax equivalent bond yield?

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

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

  23. What is the difference between revocable and irrevocable intervivos trusts?

  24. Are capital assets normally immediately expensed or are they amortized/depreciated ...

  25. What are the drawbacks of a small investor buying blue-chip stocks?

  26. What are the tax advantages of a Roth 401(k) over an IRA or traditional 401(k)?

  27. What are the most common business deductions and expenses for small businesses?

  28. How does stratified random sampling influence government policy decisions?

  29. How does transfer pricing affect managerial accounting?

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

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

  32. How does a revocable trust become a split-interest trust?

  33. What key requirements must be met for the IRS to classify changes or alterations ...

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

  35. How is residual value of assets taxed?

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

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

  38. In what situations would a loan to an S Corporation from one of its principals be ...

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

  40. What is the difference between a state income tax and a federal income tax?

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

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

  43. How are municipal bonds taxed?

  44. What are the requirements to file a tax return as a qualifying widow?

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

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

  47. In what ways are ETFs more tax efficient than mutual funds?

  48. What are some common examples of demand shock?

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

  50. What are some examples of a deferred tax liability?

  51. How is a corporate bond taxed?

  52. What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of absorption costing?

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

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

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

  56. Do I need to file an income tax return every year?

  57. Which states are the most expensive for high-income earners?

  58. How is a savings account taxed?

  59. What are the differences between absorption costing and variable costing?

  60. How can I find out which income tax bracket I am in?

  61. What are employee share purchase plans?

  62. Can a Limited Liability Company (LLC) issue stock?

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

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

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

  66. What is the difference between income tax and capital gains tax?

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

  68. How can I calculate my withholding tax rate?

  69. What's the difference between short-term investments and marketable securities?

  70. What are the risks involved in a banker's acceptance?

  71. How do I decide whether a credit card offer is a good deal or not?

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

  73. Which factors drive the marginal propensity to consume?

  74. How does Federal Trade Commission use the Herfindahl-Hirschman Index to evaluate ...

  75. What business risks ultimately caused Enron's collapse?

  76. How does a master limited partnership (MLP) differ from other business structures?

  77. What is the difference between MAGI (modified adjusted gross income) and adjusted ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

  84. What are the advantages to registering a Limited Liability Company (LLC) in Delaware?

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

  86. Are progressive taxes ever more unfair that flat taxes?

  87. Is a progressive tax more fair than a flat tax?

  88. Who developed the theory of economic externality?

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

  90. What are the pros and cons of a progressive tax policy and who benefits the most ...

  91. Do all taxes create deadweight loss?

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

  93. What's the difference between regressive and progressive taxes?

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

  95. What is the difference between an operating expense and a capital expense?

  96. What are the advantages to structuring a business as a master limited partnership ...

  97. What are some examples of a value added tax?

  98. What are the tax implications of owning a master limited partnership (MLP)?

  99. What are common reasons for governments to implement tariffs?

  100. How are transfer prices set?

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