Author Archives: TaxMama

Not Filing Prior Years – Wasting Refunds

Today TaxMama® hears from C in the TaxQuips forum. She has an all-too common problem. “I have a tax return that I completed but did not mail off from 2013, I know you have to process your taxes within 3 years, is there any way to mail off this 2013 tax return and get my […]

Everything You Want to Know About the EA Exam 2018-2019

The REPLAY of the April  2018-2019 webinar is HERE! Becoming a knowledgeable tax professional isn’t easy. It takes a lot of dedication, math skills, and the flexibility to keep up with the myriad of tax law changes that take place each year.  But it can be done. It’s fun! And oh so lucrative. And TaxMama’s EA […]

Switching from Employee Status to Independent Contractor

Today TaxMama® wants to give you something to think about before switching from employee status to independent contractor.  

Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 – Tax Extenders Passed Today

Last week, I promised you that the Legislature would pass an extender bill by spring. Well, good news! They didn’t wait that long. They included most of the provisions of  S. 2256 in today’s budget bill. Alas, Congress only extended them for the short-term. All the extenders are retroactive to January 1, 2017. But the […]

Webinar – The Trump Tax Plan

Course Title: The Trump Tax Plan Speaker: Eva Rosenberg, EA, CTC, CTRS Cost: $59  (Free to TaxMama EA Students and TaxMama Family Members) Sign up for the video webinar here – http://itaxmama.com/TrumpTaxWebinar_1 This will let you watch the video and download all the handouts. And get your CPE Credit: 2 CPE hours – EA,CPA, AFSP […]

There are some good parts of the new tax bill, but not many

Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the good elements of the new tax bill for small businesses, including accelerated expensing, but unlike for businesses, the individual alternative minimum tax is still there. Find interviews with Small Business experts on the Small Business Advocate show