With one month to go if you are like me, I get real confused when I have clients asking questions about foreign assets, what has to be reported, where it goes, etc. Further below, to give you that last tax season edge, we have re-printed a chart from our 2014/2015 Foreign Reporting for Individuals” manual. (Full manual is available in a printed format or ebook) READ MORE
While preparing 2012 individual tax returns in early 2013, we noticed a trickle of problems on Schedule K-1 from partnership investments in IRAs. That trickle became a flash flood this latest tax season. It is a problem which will erupt in an earthquake of tax and penalty if taxpayers receive an unexpected 1099-R for 2014 IRA distributions of which they were unaware!