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A discussion of the latest developments in law that we find interesting.

Four Tax Mistakes Real Estate Edition

Realtors are often experts at keeping multiple matters in the air. They must handle clients, closings, listings, and showings without breaking a sweat. But one thing that can be quickly dropped is taxes.

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Dogs and Dependents

Claiming someone as a dependent on your taxes generally allows a benefit to the person providing the support. When most people think of a dependent, they think of a minor child that a parent is raising and supporting.

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Lien vs. Levy

When the IRS needs to collect on a past-due debt, it has two primary tools in its kit, the lien, and the levy. Both are useful, but each serves a different purpose and has other consequences for the taxpayer.

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Am I Married?

For most people, picking a filing status at tax time is a simple task. You can choose from five statuses, most of which, at least on their surface, are easy to understand.

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