Ask Cari: Is Rental Income from a Farm Lease Self-Employment Taxable for Social Security Purposes?

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I was recently posed this question from a farmer close to retirement concerned about social security.  He has been farming his whole life and would like to shift into a landlord role. In way of background, you must have a certain number of credits under the social security system before receiving social security based eligible quarters.  A farmer may have …

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How to Legally Change Your Name in New York

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It’s a new day….and time for a new last name.  There are various reasons people want to change their names.  This post will primarily focus on the process for changing your name incident to a divorce. Most Judgments of Divorce grant the ex-wife permission to resume using her maiden name (or surname).  If this is the case, there is no …

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