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Can I drive to a mechanic for repairs with no tax or MOT?

My car failed its MOT yesterday and, as a result of my bad time management, the tax disc has expired today. I can't tax it without it being covered by a valid MOT certificate, but I need to get it to a garage for repairs so that it can pass the MOT. Is it legal for me to drive it to the mechanic? [more inside]
posted by knapah on Jul 1, 2014 - 4 answers

Being pressured by my company to sign legal documents

Being pressured by my company to sign legal documents. This seems very not okay. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 22, 2012 - 16 answers

Is it worth forming an LLC and in which state?

I'd been wanting to form a corporaton for a long time. So many benefits it seems:
  • track business expenses for income-tax deductions
  • protect assets against law-suits
  • gain credibility for certain transactions
  • privacy
  • But all the gory details are getting me down... [more inside]
    posted by markhu on Jul 18, 2011 - 20 answers

    Please help my partner find a way to get financial admin help for his ADHD

    Help! Looking for UK resources for my partner with ADHD who can't cope with admin, legal and money matters and who's frustrated at every turn by companies insisting they will only deal with him and that other people can't do things on his behalf. [more inside]
    posted by Flitcraft on Nov 6, 2010 - 15 answers

    How much power does my ex-accountant hold?

    Can my accountant legally call the IRS and have my refund held up because he says he was not paid for his work, and/or he says there is a dispute on the return based on problesm I have had the last two years on my return? [more inside]
    posted by TwilightKid on Aug 31, 2009 - 12 answers

    Buying a home?

    What is the legal definition of "first-time home-buyer" in Canada? [more inside]
    posted by blue_beetle on Mar 30, 2009 - 4 answers

    Financial/Tax/Credit implications of Marriage? Actions to take beforehand?

    We're probably having a quick before-end-of-financial-year Wedding in California. What are some marriage tax / credit / legal / other benefits? Disadvantages? Actions to take before marriage to maximize our stability and security? [more inside]
    posted by lalochezia on Dec 8, 2008 - 4 answers

    May I please pay you for new license plates?

    The state DMV won'’t let me renew my registration on my current car because I owe property taxes on the old car. Is that legal? Can the state refuse to help me comply with one law if I am potentially violating another one? [more inside]
    posted by anonymous on Apr 30, 2008 - 6 answers

    I have a huge name.

    Like a lot of Latinos, I have a huge name. I am afraid that, in the long run, it may get me in trouble in the US. Help me prevent it. [more inside]
    posted by falameufilho on Jan 2, 2008 - 13 answers

    Is Income Tax Illegal in the USA?

    Is there a law requiring you to pay Income Tax? I saw this video over at youtube, from The FreedomtoFacisim.com website. They say that Income tax is illegal and there are no laws. They even mention that the 16th admendment isn't valid via the supreme court. Ok, are these guys wackos? IRS has guns, so they make the rules, thats all I know.
    posted by IronWolve on Nov 5, 2006 - 30 answers

    Self Employment (UK)

    I recently(ish) became self employed as an IT contractor. From spending 8 hours a day in an office, I now work wherever and whenever I like. Is this legal? [more inside]
    posted by gaby on Apr 10, 2005 - 17 answers

    Relocation Allowances - Taxable?

    TaxFilter: A co-worker and I both recently relocated and received a relocation allowance. Anything above the cost of the move (excess reimbursement) we were allowed to keep. I know that the excess is taxable income. My co-worker feels that the relocation allowance is like our Meals and Incidental Expenses per diem, we didn't spend all of the allowance, so we get to keep the balance treating it as non-taxable income.

    How can I simply explain the difference between a per diem and an excess reimbusrment to him? I've showed him relevant IRS documentation such as Publications 17 and 521 to no avail.
    posted by Fat Guy on Feb 5, 2005 - 5 answers

    US tax question - telecommuiting

    Taxfilter: telecommuting across state lines. [mi] [more inside]
    posted by 445supermag on Jan 16, 2005 - 2 answers

    Taxation and Reporting for eCommerce

    Ecommerce filter: Here at work we are attempting to understand/define the default business rules for taxation calculations within an ecommerce app. Specifically we are all tied up in knots over the application of rates, reporting issues, etc. Is there an industry standard for handling this aspect of a transaction? Who defines the standards, and how can I find out more about it?
    posted by lilboo on Aug 12, 2004 - 2 answers

    Starting a very small business.

    I am thinking of starting a very small business, but I have a few questions for those of you who have done so before I really make up my mind wheter to go forward or not. [More Inside] [more inside]
    posted by shotsy on Jul 29, 2004 - 10 answers

    Medical Reimbursement Plan - what does the IRS require?

    I've recently started a company, structured as a 'C' Corp, to sell my consulting/contracting services. One of the reasons I'm working as a 'C' corporation is so I can have the company pay all medical expenses. I've read from the web and various IRS publications that as long as the Medical Reimbursement Plan is offered to all employees equally (no problem there) then it can be paid for by the company and written off on the corp taxes. But in order to make the MRP legit what, other then limiting medical expenses to those listed as acceptable by the IRS, do I need to do? Special records? Outside plan administrator?
    posted by dirtylittlemonkey on Apr 6, 2004 - 3 answers

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