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IRS tax forms - Wikipedia

Main article: Form 1040

Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, is one of three forms (1040 [the "Long Form"], 1040A [the "Short Form"] and 1040EZ - see below for explanations of each) used for personal (individual) federal income tax returns filed with the IRS. The first Form 1040 was published for use for the tax years 1913, 1914, and 1915. For 1916, Form 1040 was converted to an annual...

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Date: 2018-03-18 11:40:19

State income tax - Wikipedia

Forty-three states impose a tax on the income of individuals, sometimes referred to as personal income tax. State income tax rates vary widely from state to state. The states imposing an income tax on individuals tax all taxable income (as defined in the state) of residents. Such residents are allowed a credit for taxes paid to other states. Most states tax income of nonresidents earned within...

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Date: 2018-03-18 11:38:58

Pay-as-you-earn tax - Wikipedia

Origins[ edit ]

Devised by Sir Paul Chambers , PAYE was introduced into the UK in 1944, [1] following trials in 1940-1941. As with many of the United Kingdom's institutional arrangements, the way in which the state collects income tax through PAYE owes much of its form and structure to the peculiarities of the era in which it was devised. The financial strain that the Second World War placed upon...

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Date: 2019-03-20 09:54:13

Pay-as-you-earn tax - Wikipedia

Origins[ edit ]

Devised by Sir Paul Chambers , PAYE was introduced into the UK in 1944, [1] following trials in 1940-1941. As with many of the United Kingdom's institutional arrangements, the way in which the state collects income tax through PAYE owes much of its form and structure to the peculiarities of the era in which it was devised. The financial strain that the Second World War placed upon...

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Date: 2018-03-16 23:03:15

Pay-as-you-earn tax - Wikipedia

Origins[ edit ]

Devised by Sir Paul Chambers , PAYE was introduced into the UK in 1944, [1] following trials in 1940-1941. As with many of the United Kingdom's institutional arrangements, the way in which the state collects income tax through PAYE owes much of its form and structure to the peculiarities of the era in which it was devised. The financial strain that the Second World War placed upon...

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Date: 2018-03-16 23:03:15

Tax refund - Wikipedia

United States[ edit ]

According to the Internal Revenue Service , 77% of tax returns filed in 2004 resulted in a refund check , with the average refund check being $2,100. [1] In 2011, the average tax refund was $2,913. [2] [3] For the 2017 tax year the average refund was $2,035 and for 2018 it was 8% less at $1,865, reflecting the changes brought by the most sweeping changes to the tax code in...

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Date: 2019-03-12 13:12:54

TurboTax - Wikipedia

Overview[ edit ]

There are a number of different versions, including TurboTax Deluxe, TurboTax Premier, etc. TurboTax is available for both federal and state income tax returns. The software is designed to guide users through their tax returns step-by-step. The TurboTax software provides taxpayers additional support for their self-prepared returns by offering Audit Defense from TaxResources, Inc...

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Date: 2018-03-16 00:40:37

Federal Insurance Contributions Act tax - Wikipedia

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities states that three-quarters of taxpayers pay more in payroll taxes than they do in income taxes. [8] The FICA tax is considered a regressive tax on income with no standard deduction or personal exemption deduction. The Social Security portion of the tax is imposed on the first $117,000 in 2014, $118,500 in 2015 and 2016, $127,200 in 2017, and $128,400 in...

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Date: 2018-03-18 11:38:52

Tax refund - Wikipedia

United States[ edit ]

According to the Internal Revenue Service , 77% of tax returns filed in 2004 resulted in a refund check , with the average refund check being $2,100. [1] In 2011, the average tax refund was $2,913. [2] [3] Taxpayers may choose to have their refund directly deposited into their bank account , have a check mailed to them, or have their refund applied to the following year's...

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Date: 2018-03-14 00:28:33

Income taxes in Canada - Wikipedia

History[ edit ]

Unlike the United Kingdom and the United States , Canada avoided charging an income tax prior to the First World War . The lack of income tax was seen as a key component in Canada's efforts to attract immigrants as Canada offered a lower tax regime compared to almost every other country. Prior to the war, Canadian federal governments relied on tariffs and customs income under the...

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Date: 2018-03-18 20:53:14

Tax-free shopping - Wikipedia

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Tax-free shopping countries[ edit ]

Fifty-five of the 130 countries that levy VAT/GST allow foreign visitors to have their taxes reimbursed.[ citation needed ]

Tax-free shopping is currently available in the following countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France,...

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Date: 2019-03-27 14:19:05

Taxation in Puerto Rico - Wikipedia

Federal taxes[ edit ]

The Commonwealth government has its own tax laws and Puerto Ricans are also required to pay some US federal taxes, [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] although most residents do not have to pay the federal personal income tax. [10] In 2016, Puerto Rico paid $3.5 billion into the US Treasury . [11] Residents of Puerto Rico pay into Social Security, and are thus eligible for...

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Date: 2019-04-03 17:01:17

Flat tax - Wikipedia

Flat tax proposals differ in how the subject of the tax is defined.

True flat rate income tax[ edit ]

A true flat rate tax is a system of taxation where one tax rate is applied to all personal income with no deductions.

Marginal flat tax[ edit ]

Where deductions are allowed, a 'flat tax' is a progressive tax with the special characteristic that, above the maximum deduction, the marginal rate on...

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Date: 2018-03-21 21:30:59

Corporate tax - Wikipedia

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Other corporate events[ edit ]

Many systems provide that certain corporate events are not taxable to corporations or shareholders. Significant restrictions and special rules often apply. The rules related to such transactions are often quite complex.

Formation[ edit ]

Most systems treat the formation of a corporation by a controlling corporate shareholder as a nontaxable event. Many systems,...

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Date: 2018-03-19 08:21:49

Alternative minimum tax - Wikipedia

The alternative minimum tax may apply to individuals exercising stock options . Under AMT rules, for incentive stock options at the time of exercise, the "bargain element" or "spread price" (the difference between the strike price and fair market value) is treated as an AMT adjustment, and therefore needs to be added to the AMT calculation even though no ordinary income tax is due at the time of...

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Date: 2019-03-08 14:34:28

Indian tax forms - Wikipedia

Form 10BA[ edit ]

Form 10BA is a document that is used by a certain section of assessees while filing income tax returns in India. The form is a declaration by the assessee. The format is specified by the Income Tax Department of Hindustan.

Form 10BA applies to a certain section of assessees who are required to claim deductions under section 80GG. This declaration is filed by the assessee...

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Date: 2019-03-08 19:23:15

Tax preparation in the United States - Wikipedia

Tax preparation is the process of preparing tax returns , often income tax returns, often for a person other than the taxpayer, and generally for compensation. Tax preparation may be done by the taxpayer with or without the help of tax preparation software and online services. Tax preparation may also be done by a licensed professional such as an attorney, certified public accountant or enrolled...

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Date: 2018-03-17 20:17:35

Tax preparation in the United States - Wikipedia

Tax preparation is the process of preparing tax returns , often income tax returns, often for a person other than the taxpayer, and generally for compensation. Tax preparation may be done by the taxpayer with or without the help of tax preparation software and online services. Tax preparation may also be done by a licensed professional such as an attorney, certified public accountant or enrolled...

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Date: 2018-03-17 20:17:36

Form W-2 - Wikipedia

Significance for employee's tax return[ edit ]

Form W-2 includes wage and salary information as well as federal, state, and other taxes that were withheld. This information is used by the employee when they complete their individual tax return using Form 1040 . [2]

An employer must mail out the Form W-2 to employees on or before January 31. This deadline gives these taxpayers about 2 months to...

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Date: 2019-03-11 23:17:20

Jackson Hewitt - Wikipedia

Jackson Hewitt Tax Services Inc., Tax Services of America , Inc.

In 2008, the company partnered with the Magic Johnson Foundation to create Community Empowerment Centers that offered comprehensive tax information seminars and financial educational resources in Sacramento, Houston, Chicago, New Orleans and Cleveland. The free seminars offered individuals in underserved communities basic tax...

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Date: 2019-04-06 20:54:27

Taxation in Australia - Wikipedia

History[ edit ]

When the first Governor, Governor Phillip , arrived in New South Wales in 1788, he had a Royal Instruction that gave him power to impose taxation if the colony needed it. The first taxes in Australia were raised to help pay for the completion of Sydney's first gaol and provide for the orphans of the colony. Import duties were put on spirits, wine and beer and later on luxury...

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Date: 2018-03-14 04:15:34

Property tax - Wikipedia

Australia[ edit ]

Australian property is taxed at both the state and council (local municipal) level. Taxes are payable by property owners - there is no property tax charged to renters.

A state tax commonly called "stamp duty" is assessed when is property is purchased or transferred. It is typically around 5% of the purchase price, payable by the purchaser. Other transfer charges may also apply,...

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Date: 2018-03-18 10:13:34

Tax protester - Wikipedia

Main article: Tax protester history in the United States

While there have been people throughout history who challenged the assessment of taxes as beyond the power of the government, the modern tax-protester movement began after World War II . One of the first people to fit this description was Vivien Kellems , a Connecticut industrialist and political activist who specifically protested monthly...

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Date: 2019-03-09 15:03:08

IRS penalties - Wikipedia

The penalty is 5% of the amount of unpaid tax per month (or partial month) the return is late, up to a maximum of 25%. [6] A minimum penalty of $205 may apply for returns over 60 days late. The minimum penalty is the lesser of $205 or 100% of the tax due on the return.

Penalty for Failure to Timely Pay Tax: If a taxpayer fails to pay the balance due shown on the tax return by the due date (even...

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Date: 2018-03-18 11:40:06

S corporation - Wikipedia

An S corporation's election will also terminate if, for each of three consecutive years, (i) its passive investment income exceeds 25% of gross receipts and (ii) it has accumulated earnings and profits. § 1362(d)(3). An S corporation will only have accumulated earnings and profits if it was a C corporation at some time, or acquired or merged with a C corporation. [1]

Taxation[ edit ]

The S...

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Date: 2018-03-19 00:42:10

Income tax return (India) - Wikipedia

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Filing of Income Tax Returns: Obligation by Law[ edit ]

Individuals who fulfill any one of the following conditions should by law file their Income Tax Returns during a financial year: [3]

Possesses a valid Credit

Pays for foreign travel, either for himself or another individual

Is the member of a Club where entrance fees charged is twenty five thousand or more

Occupies a...

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Date: 2018-03-21 12:47:51

Taxation in New Zealand - Wikipedia

Hong Kong

Russian Federation

Some agreements protect pension payments as well. The agreement with the United States, for example, prohibits New Zealand from taxing American social security or government pension payments, and the reverse is also true. [14]

ACC earner's levy[ edit ]

All employees pay an earner's levy to cover the cost of non-work related injuries. It is collected by Inland Revenue...

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Date: 2018-03-16 20:29:42

Income tax - Wikipedia

William Pitt the Younger introduced a progressive income tax in 1798.

The inception date of the modern income tax is typically accepted as 1799, [5] at the suggestion of Henry Beeke , the future Dean of Bristol . [6] This income tax was introduced into Great Britain by Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger in his budget of December 1798, to pay for weapons and equipment for the French...

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Date: 2018-03-16 14:12:37

Income tax audit - Wikipedia

Purpose[ edit ]

The purpose of a tax audit or a return examination is to determine whether reports filed with the taxing authorities are correct. [2] The tax agencies identify and resolve taxpayer errors. [3]

There are several different methods used to select individuals and businesses for examination.

Third party documentation[ edit ]

Employers and financial institutions, among other...

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Date: 2018-03-18 11:45:14

Payroll tax - Wikipedia

See also: Taxation in the United States and Federal Insurance Contributions Act tax

In the United States, payroll taxes are assessed by the federal government, some of the fifty states (Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming do not have state income tax; New Hampshire and Tennessee only tax income from interest and dividends), the District of Columbia, and numerous...

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Date: 2018-03-17 00:26:02

Withholding tax - Wikipedia

See also: Payroll tax

Most developed countries operate a wage withholding tax system. In some countries, subnational governments require wage withholding so that both national and subnational taxes may be withheld. In the U.S. , [1] Canada , [2] and others, the federal and most state or provincial governments, as well as some local governments, require such withholding for income taxes on...

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Date: 2019-03-20 01:00:05

Tax consolidation - Wikipedia

United States consolidated returns[ edit ]

United States federal income tax rules permit commonly controlled corporations to file a consolidated return. [1] The income tax and credits of the consolidated group are computed as if the group were a single taxpayer. Intercorporate dividends are eliminated. Once a group has elected to file a consolidated return, all members joining the group must...

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Date: 2019-03-20 01:00:32

Working Tax Credit - Wikipedia

History[ edit ]

The WTC replaced the Working Families Tax Credit (WFTC), which operated from April 1999 until March 2003. The WFTC was itself a transitional system from the earlier benefit for working families known as Family Credit (FC), which had been in operation since 1986.

The WFTC shared its assessment of means and period of renewal (6 months) with FC but moved towards a tax credit approach...

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Date: 2019-03-08 16:01:13

Tax return (Canada) - Wikipedia

A Canadian tax return consists of the reporting the sum of the previous year's (January to December) taxable income, tax credits, and other information relating to those two items. The result of filing a return with the federal government can result in either a refund (money owed to the person or corporation filing the return), or an amount due to be paid. There is a penalty for not filing a tax...

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Date: 2018-03-08 03:34:40

Taxation in Germany - Wikipedia

Income from letting property

Miscellaneous income.

If a taxpayer's income does not fall into any of these categories, then it is not subject to income tax. This includes winnings at a lottery, for example.

Income tax[ edit ]

German income tax rate in 2010 as a function of taxable income

The rate of income tax in Germany ranges from 0% to 45%. The German income tax is a progressive tax , which...

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Date: 2018-03-14 13:37:50

Tax lien - Wikipedia

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Federal tax lien in the United States[ edit ]

In the United States, a federal tax lien may arise in connection with any kind of federal tax, including but not limited to income tax , gift tax , or estate tax .

Federal tax lien basics[ edit ]

Internal Revenue Code section 6321 provides:

Sec. 6321. LIEN FOR TAXES.

If any person liable to pay any tax neglects or refuses to pay the...

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Date: 2018-03-07 17:30:01

Working Tax Credit - Wikipedia

Working Tax Credit (WTC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC) are made up of "elements" related to individual circumstances. Examples of elements for an entire year are: [3]

a basic element of £1,890 payable to everyone (in 2009/10)

a couple and lone parent element (£1,860)

a 30 hour [working week] element (£775)

a disabled worker element (£2,530)

a severely disabled worker element (£1,075)

a 50+...

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Date: 2018-03-06 13:12:46

Tax return (United States) - Wikipedia

The annual deadline to file one's Federal individual income tax return is April 15. The IRS lists scenarios for which Tax Day does not follow this standard deadline. [4]

Proof of timely filing[ edit ]

1. A return that is mailed to the IRS is timely filed if it is delivered on or before its due date, that is April 15, but is extended to April 18th for the 2015 Tax Season which is the 2016 calendar...

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Date: 2018-03-18 11:38:52

Tax sale - Wikipedia

General[ edit ]

The governmental entity can be any level of government which can assess and collect property taxes or other governmental debt, such as counties (parishes, in the case of Louisiana), cities, townships (in New England and other jurisdictions), and school districts (in places where they are independent of other governmental jurisdictions, such as in Texas).

State law offers the...

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Date: 2018-03-06 15:44:34

Tax sale - Wikipedia

General[ edit ]

The governmental entity can be any level of government which can assess and collect property taxes or other governmental debt, such as counties (parishes, in the case of Louisiana), cities, townships (in New England and other jurisdictions), and school districts (in places where they are independent of other governmental jurisdictions, such as in Texas).

State law offers the...

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Date: 2018-03-07 04:14:41

Tax sale - Wikipedia

General[ edit ]

The governmental entity can be any level of government which can assess and collect property taxes or other governmental debt, such as counties (parishes, in the case of Louisiana), cities, townships (in New England and other jurisdictions), and school districts (in places where they are independent of other governmental jurisdictions, such as in Texas).

State law offers the...

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Date: 2018-03-08 12:49:21

Instant Tax Service - Wikipedia

History[ edit ]

This article is an autobiography or has been extensively edited by the subject or by someone connected to the subject. It may need editing to conform to Wikipedia's neutral point of view policy. There may be relevant discussion on the talk page .

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Fesum Berhane Ogbazion, who came to the United States with his...

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Date: 2018-03-12 12:41:57

Tax information reporting - Wikipedia

Information returns[ edit ]

The tax information return most familiar to the greatest number of people is the Form W-2 , which reports wages and other forms of compensation paid to employees. There are also many forms used to report non-wage income, and to report transactions that may entitle a taxpayer to take a credit on an individual tax return. These non-wage forms are the Forms 1099 (of which...

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Date: 2018-03-06 18:35:48

Tax Day (United States) - Wikipedia

History[ edit ]

Federal income tax was introduced with the Revenue Act of 1861 to help fund the Civil War , and subsequently repealed, re-adopted, and held unconstitutional. The early taxes were based on assessments, not voluntary tax returns. Tax payment dates varied by act. [5]

The case of Pollock v. Farmers' Loan & Trust Co. challenged the constitutionality of the Wilson-Gorman Tariff Act of...

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Date: 2018-03-12 12:35:09

Housing Benefit - Wikipedia

History[ edit ]

Housing benefit was transferred from the Department of Health and Social Security to local authorities in 1982. This was to coincide with increasing deregulation of the private sector rental market as it was felt at the time that local authorities would have a better understanding of local rental market conditions than the DSS. Its full transfer took place in 1989 as part of a...

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Date: 2019-03-13 22:42:29

Tax expense - Wikipedia

A company's tax expense, or As a result, the computation of the tax expense is considerably more complex. Tax law may provide for different treatment (from GAAP) of items of income and expenses as a result of tax policy. The differences may be of permanent or temporary nature. Permanent items are in the form of non taxable income and non taxable expenses. Things such as expenses considered not...

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Date: 2019-03-09 18:56:42

Tax return (United Kingdom) - Wikipedia

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Income tax self-assessment[ edit ]

Most employees paying tax under the PAYE system are not required to file a tax return, because the PAYE system operates to withhold the correct amount of tax from their wages or salaries. However, some tax payers, including employees, may have income that has not been taxed at source and needs to be declared to HMRC, usually by submitting a self...

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Date: 2018-03-06 15:50:26

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History of taxation in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia

History of taxation in the United Kingdom

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History of taxation in the United Kingdom includes the history of all collections by governments under law, in money or in kind, including collections by monarchs and lesser feudal lords, levied on persons or property subject to the government, with the primary purpose of raising...

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Date: 2019-03-19 09:38:01

Preparer Tax Identification Number - Wikipedia

The Preparer Tax Identification Number was created in 1999 to protect the privacy of tax return preparers. Preparers were required to sign the tax forms they prepared and provide their Social Security Numbers . Starting with the 2000 tax season, the IRS gave preparers the option of using either their SSNs or PTINs. [1] Between August 1999 and August 2010, the IRS issued more than 1 million...

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Date: 2019-03-09 23:28:09

Gift tax in the United States - Wikipedia

A gift tax is a tax imposed on the transfer of ownership of property . The United States Internal Revenue Service says, a gift is "Any transfer to an individual , either directly or indirectly, where full compensation (measured in money or money's worth) is not received in return." [1]

When a taxable gift in the form of cash, stocks, real estate, or other tangible or intangible property is made,...

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Date: 2019-03-08 19:12:12

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