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Forum: FIRE and Money Today, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By cathy63
Report the 1099-NEC income on a Schedule C and...

Report the 1099-NEC income on a Schedule C and the dire warnings should go away. You will have to pay self-employment tax on your earnings, but since you intended to make money and have done it...
Forum: Travel Information 04-14-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,963
Posted By cathy63
I know a lot of people are telling you to file a...

I know a lot of people are telling you to file a chargeback with your credit card, but here are a couple of things to think about before doing that.

- Win or lose, the rental agency will likely...
Forum: Travel Information 04-13-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By cathy63
I'm also hoping for a 2022 trip after our 2020...

I'm also hoping for a 2022 trip after our 2020 plans got cancelled by Covid. We're not divers, so we are looking at a cruise with daily landings and then some time afterwards at an eco-lodge in the...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-12-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,564
Posted By cathy63
I use the installed program, but the...

I use the installed program, but the functionality of the online and download version is synchronized.
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-12-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,564
Posted By cathy63
Ours was accepted, but we just have the regular...

Ours was accepted, but we just have the regular premium tax repayment that was waived for 2020, no self employment or long term care insurance.
Forum: Other topics 04-12-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,787
Posted By cathy63
Oh it doesn't matter to me at all. I don't even...

Oh it doesn't matter to me at all. I don't even try to figure out which charge was for which items. I was just curious when you said that you could click on the order number to see what it was for,...
Forum: Other topics 04-12-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,787
Posted By cathy63
This doesn't work as well when there are two...

This doesn't work as well when there are two authorized users on the card though. There's no way to tell which Amazon account placed which orders.
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-12-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,564
Posted By cathy63
Yes, TurboTax is updated. It still fills out form...

Yes, TurboTax is updated. It still fills out form 8962 and calculates the repayment amount, but it does not put that amount on Schedule 2 Line 2. So it always acts as if the repayment amount is $0.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-12-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 10,055
Posted By cathy63
Did the DARPA guy really say a coronavirus...

Did the DARPA guy really say a coronavirus vaccine would get rid of the common cold? That seems like an oversell.

"Common cold" is a catch-all term for infections caused by lots of different...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-12-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,152
Posted By cathy63
Assuming you and your partner are not married and...

Assuming you and your partner are not married and you each had a $250K basis in the property, your long-term capital gain is at most $335K-$250K = $85K. It's probably less because you can subtract...
Forum: Other topics 04-11-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,787
Posted By cathy63
There are two different Amazon cards. The...

There are two different Amazon cards.

The Amazon Store Card is through Synchrony Bank and you can only use it at Amazon. You can't use it at Whole Foods stores, though you can use it on Amazon...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 04-10-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,891
Posted By cathy63
They said they were going to do it automatically,...

They said they were going to do it automatically, but I don't know if they actually did or not. We don't have an advance subsidy this year because we are expecting to sell a rental property and will...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-10-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,732
Posted By cathy63
Since the house is in California, which is a...

Since the house is in California, which is a community property state, the Mom got a step-up in basis on the entire house when the Dad died.
Forum: Other topics 04-10-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,002
Posted By cathy63
It depends on the state. If you live in Idaho,...

It depends on the state. If you live in Idaho, Louisiana, Texas, or Wisconsin, the income from the separate property is itself community property, so it can (probably should) be removed from the...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-09-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3,145
Views: 147,003
Posted By cathy63
More women than men have been eligible for the...

More women than men have been eligible for the vaccine up to now. Older age groups skew female due to life expectancy differences, and there are also more women working in healthcare, teaching, and...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-09-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By cathy63
Hopefully he is leaving the sister and BIL a life...

Hopefully he is leaving the sister and BIL a life estate with the alma mater to receive his share after they die.
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-09-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By cathy63
In the 1040 instructions for line 16, you will be...

In the 1040 instructions for line 16, you will be directed to use the Schedule D worksheet or the QDiv/Cap Gains worksheet to calculate your tax if applicable. Those worksheets will treat the LTCGs...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-09-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By cathy63
It depends what the exclusion amount was when he...

It depends what the exclusion amount was when he died, and if anyone filed an estate tax return for him and selected portability for the unused portion of his exemption.
Forum: Other topics 04-08-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By cathy63
On the FEDERAL TAXES tab, in the Wages & Income...

On the FEDERAL TAXES tab, in the Wages & Income section of the interview, you can view a summary of the documents that were imported. To see the details, go to the income section where each import...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-08-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By cathy63
Here's a round-up of court opinions and IRS...

Here's a round-up of court opinions and IRS rulings on the definition of "separation from service". Tax status resulting from separation from service. (Employee Benefit Plans)...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-06-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,732
Posted By cathy63
I'm pretty sure Prop 19 is not relevant in this...

I'm pretty sure Prop 19 is not relevant in this situation since all of OP's proposed options end with "sell the house".

Prop 19 only comes into play if the children decide to keep the house after...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-06-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By cathy63
If you expect your income to be lower in the next...

If you expect your income to be lower in the next two years, then it makes sense to spread the taxes out. The paperwork is minimal if you use software to do your own taxes. If you pay a preparer,...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-06-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3,145
Views: 147,003
Posted By cathy63
That's true in Contra Costa County, which is...

That's true in Contra Costa County, which is moving faster than the rest of the state. Los Angeles County is still only open to 50+. They will go to 16+ on April 15 when everyone else does.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 04-06-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By cathy63
This is not correct. If a married couple is...

This is not correct. If a married couple is covered by an HSA eligible Family HDHP, then they can divide the $7200 between their accounts any way they would like. $7200 (+$1000) and $0 is allowed, in...
Forum: Travel Information 04-04-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By cathy63
We have some friends who told me they liked the...

We have some friends who told me they liked the Marriott that's near there better than Aulani. They felt like Disney really packs the people in and sometimes they couldn't find an empty beach chair,...
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