Category Archives: Individual Tax

Individual Taxes WW 2016_7

First, the bad news. The IRS is hiring 600-700 new personnel to increase the number of audits and tax enforcement. The Tax Court has held that using Turbotax is no defense against large IRS penalties when you make large errors … Continue reading

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Tax Wisardry in Divorces

Wis has spoken to lawyers, CPA’s and others on Divorce Tax Wisardry. The tax law is filled with opportunities and traps for couples who are divorcing. Saving taxes may be the only area that couples will agree upon since they can … Continue reading

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Listen and grow richer…

Business, tax and estate laws are complex. Knowledge is essential Ask Wis to speak to your group. Wis is a tax and estate expert and a professionally trained speaker. He can entertains while enlightening. Wis is your mentor.  He says: “You cannot know … Continue reading

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Are You Overtaxed? Do Something!

Sick and tired of such high taxes? Can’t get answers to tax questions? Want to take control of your taxes? Then get professional tax help! The author, Wis Laughlin is a former IRS tax attorney with over 35 years experience. If … Continue reading

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Should you use Wis for Tax Return Preparation?

As a tax attorney, am I too expensive for you? Not if your tax return contains any of the following. In that case, you will save far more taxes than I cost you: Schedule A — itemized deductions: tax, mortgage … Continue reading

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Our Individual IncomeTax

Do you remember the thrill, when a great teacher helped you understand a difficult subject and you felt like you were in control? Experience that thrill again with your taxes and put some cash in your pocket! This article can only … Continue reading

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Your Investments

Both individuals and businesses have investments, ranging from investment securities to business furniture, equipment and real estate. The tax rules for these investments are many and complex. I help my clients maximize their wealth by taking advantage of all the … Continue reading

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Year End Planning

Surprise! Did you write a big check to the IRS last year or get a big refund? Did your deductions not work as the result of the Alternative Minimum Tax (“AMT”)? Then you need to talk to me about professional year-end … Continue reading

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Tax WISardry with Rental Properties

Real estate rental properties can be a satisfying way to build retirement income and a fine tax shelter. However, if you are a landlord or are thinking about being one, watch out for tax traps. For example: RENTAL PROPERTY TRAPS: … Continue reading

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Tax Free Exchanges

Many taxpayers do not realize that you can replace your business premises or investment property without having to pay taxes on the gain. Continue reading

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