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Casino Tax Refund

A win in the lotteries, casinos, gaming tournaments, horse and dog racing, game shows, keno and other wins in the USA can make you ecstatic but usually this feeling is dampened by the IRS. Whatever you win is subject to casino tax and the IRS withholds 30% of it. This at times could prove to […]

Don’t Let Your Big Prize Turn Into an Even Bigger Tax Debt

Jackpot! If you’ve got a gambling spirit, chances are you’ve probably invested a good amount of time into casinos. But if you win big in Vegas, don’t let the thrill of victory cloud your head. If you’ve won money from gambling and you didn’t report your winnings to the IRS, you could be in for […]

Claiming Gambling Losses on Your Tax Return

If you make any winnings in the gambling, you need to report the full amount of the winnings for the year on line 21 on Form 1040. You can deduct the losses you make from gambling for the year, on line 28 of form 1040 on Schedule A. However, you cannot deduct the losses from […]

How to Avoid Online, Internet and Sports Gambling Tax

So you won some money at gambling, and you want to know if you have to pay the Government, income taxes on your winnings. Well, the short answer to that is yes, but there are some exceptions to the rule. If you had gambling winnings you’re required to report them as other income on IRS […]

New Tax Rules Concerning Gambling Activities

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has historically required that gambling winnings and gambling losses be separately accounted for. The reason for this has to do with the way gambling losses are deducted for tax purposes. Gambling losses are treated as an itemized deduction and reported on Schedule A of the individual income tax return (Form […]