I have spent the last 20 years explaining the concept of a tax home to clients and those that claim to know more than the IRS. This is a very instructive and candid Tax Court case that uses more common vocabulary so non-attorney readers can understand. A good description of a tax home.
The case also focuses on a common practice among mobile professionals of using a friends or relatives home as a tax residence and what should be expected.
Also, the case introduces another term to the tax home vocabulary: it defines an itinerant – someone who does not have a fixed tax home – as a “Tax Turtle” 🙂
Shalom Jacobs v Commissioner
We love emails. Please send us any questions and if we’re able to answer them via email we will, and if not, we’ll let you know if you need to schedule a tax home or a preparer consult.
Please note: Your inquiry is private. We do NOT share your information, directly solicit, message or “friend” you through social media (unless initiated/requested by you).
We are unable to answer questions related to the use of tax software programs.
If you are a current client with questions about contracts, withholding forms, or information regarding a new state you are heading to, feel free to call us! we are here to help. - If you are calling to talk about establishing or maintaining a tax home, you may schedule a tax home consult here.Remember that tax home issues can create a major tax liability if not handled correctly.
Open: Monday to Friday – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST
(Please note: On Fridays our phones switch over to voicemail at noon, in order for us to prepare for the upcoming week.
The most secure way to send us your documents is to utilize this link that will allow you to select your saved files and upload them via our encrypted site.
Documents are processed within 24 hours EXCEPT ANY DOCUMENTS SENT AFTER 2:00 PM EST ON FRIDAYS OR ON THE WEEKEND. Weekend docs will be processed Monday or Tuesday at the latest.
Mail: 46 St. Mark Rd., Taylors, SC 29687
You will be directed to a separate PayPal portal page to complete the transaction. A PayPal account is not required.
Taxpayers can make electronic debit or credit card payments through our official IRS payment website, Drake e-Payment center, at 1040paytax.com. Convenience fees for credit cards (1.96%) or debit cards ($2.55) will be applied at the time of payment. Use this link to make your payment.