Taxes and Destruction – The Casualty Loss Deduction

Taxes and Destruction - The Casualty Loss Deduction
While growing up in Redding, California, the disasters rolled around every year like our SimCity god was bored of our typical day to day living. If we didn’t suffer massive¬†flooding and storm damage in the winter, then we could look forward to uncontrolled¬†fires in the summer. Catastrophic events hit throughout the nation all the time, ...

iPhone Stolen? There’s a Deduction For That!

iPhone Stolen? There's a Deduction For That!
When I was really young, we moved from one self-proclaimed Promised Land to another (a.k.a. Texas to California). After taking a midway break at a cheap motel, I remember¬†waking up, walking out to where the U-Haul had been parked the night before, and finding only an oil slick. It’d all been stolen. My Nintendo! Mario! ...