“Dual-Residency Dilemma” Please respond to the following:
- A client solicits tax advice on homestead, vacation homes, and rental income in the preparation of their tax return. The client has a condo in Florida on the beach where they reside 7 months out of the year. A family home is maintained in Michigan although Florida is now considered home by the client. During the time the family is in Michigan the beach condo in Florida is rented. They are not sure how to proceed based on their rights under the law. Please explain the options they have and the necessary steps they will need to take in order to be compliant with the tax law.