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Bitcoin tax issues, accounting and bitcoin inheritance

Bitcoin is one of many “virtual currencies” out there. With its recent rise in popularity it is becoming increasingly more common, however, there are some tax issues that you should be aware of if you are considering purchasing or mining bitcoins: What happens when I sell bitcoins or when I die and my children inherit my bitcoins? The CFO’s Guide to Bitcoin, Part 2: Taxes and Accountinghttp://findaccountingsoftware.com/expert-advice/the-cfos-guide-to-bitcoin-part-2-taxes-and-accounting/These questions don’t always seem to have easy answers. But recent government announcements have

Format FAT32 on 64GB, 128GB, 256GB USB flash drives on Windows

64GB USB flashdrive formatted at FAT32

Need to format a > 32GB USB flash drive as FAT32 but Windows won’t let you? No problem, here is a free and safe utility that you can use to format your thumbdrive:   (dl website) More details and background: Recently I needed to format a 64GB USB flash drive as FAT32. This was for use in a Chevrolet vehicle that requires FAT32 and 32K cluster sizes in order to read from high capacity USB flash drive. I ordered a

E-file vs Mailing Taxes – Audit Risk Analysis

E-file vs Paper filing for federal taxes Some information on the pros/cons of e-filing and the potential audit risk of each method: Does e-filing increase your chance of an audit? › Tax Pros / Tax Prep Fees / Tax Returns › Taxes › June Walkerhttp://junewalkeronline.com/taxes/tax-pros-tax-prep-fees-tax-returns/does-e-filing-increase-your-chance-of-an-audit/Other tax pros believe just the opposite: That it’s better to file a paper return because the percentages are in your favor. “E-filing would increase your exposure to an audit because… Ten Ways To Audit Proof

Fix GOM Player distorted sound

GOM Player Audio Filter Settings

If your GOM Player has very distorted/scratchy/popping noise during video playback, then here is a setting you will want to check: Preferences -> Audio -> Audio Effects tab -> Voice Filter -> Disable Setting the audio effects voice filter to ‘None’ resolved the sound issue for me. Previously the ‘cut’ filter had been checked and it was causing some terrible sound issues on certain videos, I am not sure how the checkbox ever got check but it could have been

How to maximize my Earned Income Credit [Self Employed]

2015-04-07 14_14_34-On Demand Tax Guidance - How is EIC Calculated Determined

Here is some very helpful info if you are self employed with (or without) chilren and you want to know the maximum credit you may receive: How Is My Earned Income Credit Calculated? TurboTax can calculate this for you automatically. The amount of your earned income credit depends on: – Your income (both your wages & total income are part of the calculation) – How many qualifying children you have: none, one, two or three. To receive the maximum credit

Show a deposited check image on Chase.com [SOLVED]

Now you can view the check! :-)

To show the actual image of a check deposited in your Chase account, the steps are as follows: Login to your Chase account View e account activity for the specific account the check was deposited in Search for the check if necessary After you find the transaction, click view ‘Deposit Details’ While viewing ‘Deposit Details’, click the small ‘See’ link below the ‘Action’ heading After you click ‘See’ you will be presented with the check image if available:

Update Quicken 2015 to R5 for taxes

Quicken 2015 R5 release notes

Quicken has recently (3/24/2015) released their version R5 patch for Quicken 2015. If you like to have all your financial software up to date while doing taxes, you may want to backup and then perform the upgrade! There are a couple ways you can update, you can find info on both below. #1 Perform a “One Step Update” from the Tools menu in the application, after the update completes it should show you a notice about the new update: After

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