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Tax Credits with No Income?

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Question: My wife and i draw a salary from our s corp Total salary 24,000 for both in a year. Our adjusted gross income on tax return is a loss. Do we qualify for credits?

Answer: No. Since you are eligible for Medi-Cal, you do not qualify for advance tax credits.

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Beware that S-Corps have become a “hot spot” for audits and the IRS recently affirmed its authority to re-characterize distributions as salary for shareholder-employees of S-Corps.

Just saying…

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