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Solving Common Tax-Preparation Problems   
Stephen L. Nelson

There are some potential pitfalls to using your Quicken data as the one and only source of all your taxable income and tax-deductible expense information. This doesn't mean you shouldn't use Quicken; it just means that you need to be careful--you can't blindly automate the process.


Discrepancies between Your Records and Informational Returns

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When the IRS processes your return, one of the things the processors will do is verify that any informational returns they've received match up with your return. They will compare the W-2 information provided by your employer (or employers) with what you enter on the "Wages, Salaries, Tips, etc." line, and they will compare the 1099-INT and 1099-OID statements provided by almost anyone who has paid you interest with what you enter on your 1040 or Schedule B. (Schedule B summarizes your dividend and interest income when you have more substantial amounts of either.)
Any difference between what one of these informational returns shows and what you enter on a line of a tax schedule of your income tax return will almost certainly trigger a review of your return. In this case, the IRS will write you a letter asking for an explanation of the discrepancy. You'll then need to review your records to determine whether your return's number was the correct one or--and this is probably more likely--the informational return's number was the correct one. Then you'll need to fix the mistake.


This sequence of events points out a potential trouble spot. You can use Quicken to collect your taxable income and, in some cases, your tax-deductible expense information. But it may just be that there's another, more accurate source of the taxable income or tax-deductible expense numbers you need to enter on your tax return. When this is the case, it makes the most sense to use this other source for preparing your tax return. And even if you do record the information provided by this other source into Quicken, you may make an error entering the data.

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Tax Tips For The Unemployed (CNN Money)
Tax time can be a painful time for many of us, and it's especially tough for people without jobs. If you're unemployed, there are a few twists and turns in the tax code that can work to your benefit.

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For this reason, it's easiest and most accurate to get your salaries and wages information from employer-provided W-2s and to get interest and dividend information from the 1099 informational returns your broker or bank prepares.


Timing Differences


Another opportunity for error concerns timing differences. You may be required to report some item of income or deduct some expense in one year, although you did not record the information into a Quicken register until a subsequent year. For example, if you're a partner in a business, you may be required to include in your taxable income a share of partnership profits earned in one year but paid in the following year. Or if you've invested in a long-term certificate of deposit (CD), you may be required to report any accrued interest for the year as income. (The CD issuer may send you a 1099-OID statement of your interest earnings.)


To use Quicken to keep records of taxable income and tax-deductible expenses like this, you need to use a transaction date that places the transaction in the year that the transaction affects taxable income or tax-deductible expenses, which won't necessarily be the same year you make a deposit or write a check.





About the author: CPA Stephen L. Nelson is the author of numerous best-selling books about small business accounting and the popular downloadable do-it-yourself guides Incorporating a Business in South Carolina, and Incorporating a Business in North Carolina.

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Index of Articles about Taxes

What Other Authors say about Taxes

How To Turn Business Losses Into Cash Flow by Chris Raynal

By Christopher Raynalwww.masteraccountants.co.nzYou have permission to publish this article electronically or in print, free of charge, as long as the bylines are included. A courtesy copy of your publication...

Lump-Sum Social Security Benefits--Tax Election by Alan D Campbell

Sometimes a taxpayer will receive Social Security benefits in one lump sum. A taxpayer might have to pay income taxes on up to 85 percent of these benefits. However, a taxpayer may make an election under...

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The Internal Revenue Service is trying to find 279,000 recipients for more than $163 million in undelivered economic stimulus payments, according to the government. The average undelivered check is worth...

Where Can You Get Answers To Your Tax Questions? by Carl LaFresnaye

Taxes are an unfortunate part of our lives. But our tax money finances so many parts of our government, taxes are here to stay. It would be nice if taxes were cut and dried, easy to understand and easy...

Finding Out How Much Money Do You Have To Make To File Taxes? by Carl LaFresnaye

There are many people who wonder if they really have to file taxes since they do not make very much money. Since taxes are so dreaded by most people, answering the question of how much money a person...

How Will You Spend Your Tax Refund? by Carl LaFresnaye

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