Taxes FAQs

  1. Using QDRO money from a divorce to pay for a new home

  2. If a LEAP option is purchased and held for more than 12 months, is the tax treatment long term?

  3. Are taxes calculated in operating cash flow?

  4. Do nonprofit organizations pay taxes?

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

  6. How does the marginal tax rate system work?

  7. What is the purpose of a repatriated tax break, and why is it so controversial?

  8. How are capital gains and dividends taxed differently?

  9. NOI (net operating income) versus EBIT (earnings before interest and taxes): What's the difference?

  10. How are yields taxed on a certificate of deposit (CD)?

  11. What are the benefits of R&D (research and development)?

  12. Can a corporation deduct dividend payments before its taxes are calculated?

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

  14. Do I pay capital gains taxes on a house that my company sells back to myself?

  15. What is the tax impact of calculating depreciation?

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

  17. What is the difference between a subsidiary and a wholly owned subsidiary?

  18. What are some examples of a value-added tax?

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

  20. How are effective tax rates calculated from income statements?

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

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

  23. How are trust fund earnings taxed?

  24. Why is Luxembourg considered a tax haven?

  25. Do non-U.S. citizens living outside the U.S. pay taxes on money earned through a U.S. internet broker?

  26. Do beneficiaries of a trust pay taxes?

  27. How Much Does a Dependent Reduce Your Taxes?

  28. Why are the Cayman Islands considered a tax haven?

  29. What taxes are due on money won gambling in Las Vegas?

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

  31. How do you file IRS Form 709?

  32. Are qualified dividends included in gross income?

  33. Are student loans dischargeable after bankruptcy?

  34. Why is Macau considered a tax haven?

  35. Why is Switzerland considered a tax haven?

  36. Why is Singapore considered a tax haven?

  37. Why Is Panama Considered a Tax Haven?

  38. Are 457 plan withdrawals taxable?

  39. Does QVC charge sales tax?

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

  41. Are tax brackets adjusted for inflation?

  42. Can the IRS audit you after a refund?

  43. Are estate distributions taxable?

  44. Why is Andorra considered a tax haven?

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

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

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

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

  49. How is residual value of assets taxed?

  50. What are some common examples of demand shock?

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

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

  53. How important are contingent liabilities in an audit?

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

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

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

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

  58. What are the pros and cons of a progressive tax policy and who benefits the most from it?

  59. Do all taxes create deadweight loss?

  60. In what types of economies are regressive taxes common?

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

  62. Where do deferred tax liabilities come from?

  63. What are some examples of different taxable events?

  64. How does an entrepreneur pay taxes?

  65. How is taxation treated for both the parent and subsidiary company during a spinoff?

  66. Do tax liabilities appear in the financial statements?

  67. Can you calculate the marginal tax rate in Excel?

  68. What is the difference in tax liability between gross income and other kinds of income?

  69. Why is it that under some circumstances, capital expenditure cannot be tax-deducted all at once?

  70. How are an employee's fringe benefits taxed?

  71. How will bankruptcy affect my ability to get credit in the future?

  72. What debt cannot be discharged when filing for bankruptcy?

  73. How much will it cost to hire an accountant to do my taxes?

  74. How and where is revenue recognized from barter transactions?

  75. What's the difference between a tax rate and a tax bracket?

  76. What are the dangers of using the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS)?

  77. Who needs to fill out IRS Form Schedule B?

  78. What effect did the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 have on debtors?

  79. What was Robert Citron's role in Orange County, California's bankruptcy?

  80. Do I still have to pay penalties and taxes on money that I don't roll over from a DROP fund?

  81. How can a trust lower federal transfer tax liability?

  82. When am I considered "married" for tax purposes?

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