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So far Scott Estill has created 25 blog entries.

Your Rights as a Taxpayer: We have Rights and the IRS Doesn’t!

 Taxpayer Bill of Rights As a taxpayer, you are backed with your rights under the US Constitution, including your 4th and 5th Amendment rights.  However, us American taxpayers are also protected by the Taxpayer Bill [...]

2018 IRS “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams

Every year, the IRS posts its version of the "Dirty Dozen"- the 12 most prevalent tax scams out there for the year.  And this year is no different.  Following/implementing any of these scams is a [...]

Buy a New/Used Car in 2018 and get a 100% Tax Deduction!

Starting in 2018, it is now possible to claim a 100% tax deduction for the cost of a vehicle. Here are the rules (be sure to consult with your tax advisor before implementing any tax [...]

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Home Equity Loan Interest is No Longer Tax Deductible- and the Loophole!

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December 2017 no longer permits an individual to deduct the interest paid on home equity loans. This is a major change in the tax laws and very [...]

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Bitcoin and other Virtual Currency and a few Tax Tips!

Virtual Currency/ Bitcoin Taxation Bitcoin and other virtual currency are treated as “property” for tax purposes. For purposes of this article, I will refer to “virtual currency” with the understanding that it potentially could include [...]

December 2017: A few Tax Tips to Reduce Your Taxes!

December 2017: A few Tax Tips to Reduce Your Taxes! NOTE:  Not all tax tips are applicable to all taxpayers. Please consult with your tax adviser/professional to see if these tips may work for you. [...]

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Real Estate Investor Webinar (Download)

If you missed my webinar for real estate investors and professionals earlier this month, here is a link for you to listen at your leisure: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2277137344403791619

Another Real Estate Professional Beats IRS in Tax Court!

A Nice Tax Win for Real Estate Investors!   Another Real Estate professional beats IRS in Tax Court!  The IRS is not, contrary to popular belief, invincible.  Given that I often speak and write about [...]

High-Yield Investors Cruise in December 2017!

Many of my clients have invested in and continue to invest in real estate, along with the stock market/options and many other investment vehicles.  I am speaking on a 5 day high yield investors cruise [...]

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Tax Implications of Divorce

Some Tax Implications of Divorce (2017) There are many potential tax implications of divorce in the United States.  This article points out a few very general tax considerations to keep in mind.  However, all tax/legal [...]

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