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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Gambling With an Edge - guest Russell Fox 12/01/2022

Our guest this week is tax expert Russell Fox on to talk about what gamblers can do before the end of the year to help with their taxes.

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Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction of gambling tax professional, Russel Fox

[00:42]  Form 1099-K

[03:59]  Gambling winnings as a U.K. resident

[08:39]  Sports betting partnerships

[09:42]  Can gambling losses be carried over to future years?

[10:46]  Session recording for sports betting, related transactions

[15:10]  Reporting income earned by family members

[17:30]  Can an EIN be used for W2G's?

[18:28]  W2Gs for online table games play, session accounting

[20:40]  State taxes on phantom gambling income, deductions

[21:52]  Gambling logs, audits

[26:17]  Horse racing W2G's, 300x rule

[28:09]  Incorrect SSN on W2G

[29:32]  Sessions at different casinos

[30:40]  U.K. and US tax treaty for slot jackpots, lotteries

[32:50]  Nevada taxes on sports betting

[35:32]  Commercials

[38:50]  Tax on futures wagers

[39:50]  Combined gambling records when filing jointly, community property states

[41:35]  Form 5754, issuing 1099s

[44:57]  Good and bad states for gambling

[48:03]  Gambling wins and losses as part of a diversified portfolio

[48:53]  Withholding on W2G

[50:01]  Recommended:  James Fridman, ProHealth Longevity NMN Pro Complete, Blood and Iron by Katja Hoyer

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