Category Archives: Indiana law

An in-state executor can be a little simpler

When you make a will, one of the people you name is the “executor” (sometimes called a “personal representative”) to take care of settling the affairs of your estate and distributing the assets to your heirs. In Indiana if you … Continue reading

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I don’t think I can deduct mileage

Since I got my new job in Indy, I’ve been driving hundreds of miles through the course of a week.  I thought these miles might be tax-deductible, perhaps after some threshold, so I’d been keeping records of these miles.  Today … Continue reading

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Does use tax apply to shipping and handling charges in Indiana?

The short answer is, “Yes, since 2004, use tax does apply to shipping and handling in Indiana.” My research into the question is below. There is a line on the Indiana income tax form (IT-40) called “Use tax on out-of-state … Continue reading

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Indiana car seat laws

I read up on what is required for restraints for kids, but then it keeps slipping from my mind.  I ain’t a lawyer, but here’s my paraphrase of Indiana Code 9-19-11: Passenger Restraint Systems for Children, in the vernacular: The … Continue reading

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