Category Archives: Inspiration

Two Choices

What would you do? Would you make the choice. Don’t look for a punch line, there isn’t one. Read it anyway. My question is: Would you have made the same choice? At a fundraising dinner for Chush , a school that serves children with learning disabilities, the father of one of the students delivered a […]

Girls in My Circle

When I was little, I used to believe in the concept of one best friend, And then I started to become a woman. And then I found out that if you allow your heart to open up, God would show you the best in many friends. One friend is needed when you’re going through things […]

Asset Valuation

When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar and the 2 glasses of sparkling cider theory… A professor stood before his philosophy class with some items on his desk in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly, he […]

Septaugenarian With Attitude

A 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud man, who is fully dressed each morning by eight o’clock, with his hair fashionably combed and shaved perfectly, even though he is legally blind, moved to a nursing home today. His wife of 70 years recently passed away, making the move necessary. After many hours of waiting patiently in […]

TaxMama Tips in Times of Business Downturns – an Outline

Your business doesn’t have to fail, or even struggle. This is a great time for a business to shine. But you will have to face some hard truths about yourself and your circumstances. And you’re going to need to be brutally honest with yourself, your workers, your family and your vendors. 1) If you can’t […]

Thanks

We all have so much to appreciate, every day. These are the things that brightened up your life: From Jean Sullivan in Texas I am most thankful for the health of my family! If you have this you are lucky, because the stock market, job loss, and the other problems of the world pale in […]

We Began With Freedom

By Jim Blasingame The first Plantagenet king of England, Henry II, is important to contemporary small business owners because he’s considered the founder of a legal system to which entrepreneurs owe their freedom to be. Ambitious and highly intelligent, Henry’s attempts to consolidate all of the 12th century British Isles under his rule created the […]

Mothers and Moms

This is for the mothers who have sat up all night with sick toddlers in their arms, wiping up barf laced with Oscar Mayer wieners and cherry Kool-Aid saying, ‘Its okay honey, Mommy’s here.’ Mothers who sat in rocking chairs for hours on end soothing crying babies who could not be comforted. This is for […]

Building Quality – not Quantity

Have you ever noticed that your copy machine and printer keep running out paper? If you don’t refill it before each print run, it’s bound to run out in the middle of a tax return. Or is it just that the few tax returns we actually print out are so bulky they practically eat up […]

PASSIONATE PLEA – TAKE RESPONSIBILITY!

A few minutes ago, I got this note from a divorced woman who is facing a mountain of tax debt generated by her ex – and whose expensive tax attorney couldn’t win a legitimate innocent spouse case: Unfortunately when I was married, my husband of 27 years prepared our return and would rush me to […]