Judy O'Connor Archive
Published November 22, 2013
It's possible you could use passive losses from real estate to offset a Roth conversion.
Published November 20, 2013
You may qualify for innocent spouse relief. Here's how to get a tax refund.
Published November 11, 2013
One box of Form 1099-R tells if you owe an additional penalty, another if you owe tax.
Published October 02, 2013
You can't deduct the down payment as a capital loss, but you can deduct it as an ordinary loss.
Published September 27, 2013
People often confuse the withdrawal rules of traditional IRAs with those of Roth IRAs.
Published September 20, 2013
You don't have to pay taxes on benefits for your son, but claiming him as a dependent depends.
Published September 18, 2013
The costs incurred in building a home aren't deductible, but keep track of them for the future.
Published September 13, 2013
You'd have to pay income taxes, plus a possible penalty, and your retirement would be at risk.
Published September 11, 2013
You can claim your son as a dependent, but if he had taxes withheld, he should file a return.
Published September 04, 2013
Hospitals sometimes pay your bill if you qualify for charity care, but will you owe taxes?