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by Docc
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Tax mistake
Replies: 23
Views: 2946

Re: Tax mistake

F/U: The IRS can make a mistake. They did an AMT form for me and placed my taxable income on line 4 of the 2017 AMT form (mortgage interest). They thereby doubled my income. I made an appointment with my local IRS consumer office after the IRS agent I talked to requested I refill my AMT and request ...
by Docc
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Tax mistake
Replies: 23
Views: 2946

Re: Tax mistake

Not a scam. They calculated my taxable income as $185k versus my calculation of $187K.They don’t think I am hiding income. I have the money to pay this absurd amount, but I was just curious if anyone had a similar experience. In talking to a representative, I believe it is related to the AMT form I ...
by Docc
Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Tax mistake
Replies: 23
Views: 2946

Re: Tax mistake

You guys are tough. I was trying to be brief. I did not itemize; even though, I pay state taxes. I see no point given the AMT. Don’t care if this is foolish, not my concern at this time. I have a 457 and 401 k that reduced my income, so I did not itemize them on my tax return; you are correct. Net t...
by Docc
Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Tax mistake
Replies: 23
Views: 2946

Tax mistake

I just received a letter from the IRS stating I owe them taxes. The effective tax rate would be 64% of my taxable income per their calculation of my income, which was lower than my calculation. Is there anyway to come up with a tax rate of 64%? Has anyone had the IRS make this kind of mistake? My on...
by Docc
Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Travel to Cuba
Replies: 42
Views: 3521

Re: Travel to Cuba

I went to Cba independently two years ago with my teenager. I made all my own arrangements using the equivalent of AirBnB. We got our visa at the airport when we switched planes in NY. We used local buses in Havana. We traveled to Trinidad via taxi with 4 other travelers from Around the world. We on...