Nearly every physician has claims denied from time to time. Medicare, as a government program, has its own way of doing things. As you know, the process is different from insurance companies, which also have their own way of handling claims.
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According to IRS Publication 5137, Fringe Benefit Guide, a fringe benefit is "a form of pay (including property, services, cash or cash equivalent), in addition to stated pay, for the performance of services." But the tax treatment of a fringe benefit can vary dramatically based on the type of benefit.
Generally, the IRS takes one of four tax approaches to fringe benefits:
Whether your're an environmental organization raising funds for a lawsuit or a community group needing new equipment, you may want to sell something to raise money.
The IRS recently announced special tax relief for leave-based donation programs set up by employers to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey and Tropical Storm Harvey.
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Reverse mortgages have been around for years. But they're getting a new spin: Some senior homeowners are tapping into their home equity to "bridge the gap" until the time they're ready to apply for Social Security benefits.