Category Archives: Reviews and Recommendations

Divorce – Reducing Stress Through Trust and Communication

Meet Robbin and Armand D’Alo, EAs and Certified Divorce Financial Analysts (CDFA™) https://oaktreemediation.com/ They are authors of  F-A-C-C-T: Understanding the truth about separation and divorce. Your first steps to a better life after marriage. Kindle Edition by Armand / Robbin D’Alo (Author)

Is Your Client an INVESTOR? a TRADER? or a MARK-TO-MARKET TRADER?

Is Your Client an INVESTOR?   a TRADER?   or a  MARK-TO-MARKET TRADER?  ~ by Nancy E Goedecke, EA ~    The Internet has spawned a new breed of investors who use their computers to execute stock trades on a daily basis. Suddenly everyone and their cousin is either an online day trader or thinking about becoming […]

PitBull Tax Resolution Software Demo

When I started teaching the IRS Practice Series at CPE Link, I needed an easy way to prepare my pro-forma collections forms. It was especially important to have a tool that would integrate the most current National Standards, exclusions from assets, etc. PITBULL SOFTWARE provided me with the tools that I need. Not only do […]

Death Taxes Intrigue

Today TaxMama® wants to have a little fun while I am waiting for all my emails to download.  During our Thanksgiving vacation, I had time to do some reading. Let me introduce you to Diane Kelly, a CPA and writer – and her very interesting protagonist, Tara Holloway, a rather feisty IRS Special Agent.

Resources to Know About Before Filing Your Taxes

So you’ve spent the last month dreading the thought of doing your tax return, but the day has come and you know it’s time to get it over with. You sit down and pull up your tax sofware, and start answering questions. Name? check Address? check….Then, you run into that question that you’re unsure about. […]

Taxpayer Representation, Tax Prep/Practice Management, SEE Review

  [TaxMama Recommendation – you will find THE best, in-depth training for taxpayer representation at NTPI. And if you want a quick, in-person, EA Exam Review course – take this one. Enjoy the NAEA conference! ] Taxpayer Representation, Tax Prep/Practice Management, SEE Review — all at the 2011 NAEA National Conference! NAEA earned its reputation for […]

Reviews & Awards for Small Business Taxes Made Easy

The second edition of McGraw Hill’s popular book by Eva Rosenberg is garnering a number of positive reviews and picking up awards. Silver Medal We were delighted to hear that we picked up the silver medal in the 4th annual Axiom business book awards in the Business Reference (legal, how-to, technology) category. The Axiom Business […]

A Twist On Using Credit Cards

Lots of people come to me, swearing they will never touch a credit card again, because they are so frustrated with the trouble they’re in. But credit cards don’t really need to be a problem. They can be quite an asset if used cleverly. With the holidays coming up, that’s a really dangerous time for […]

Cyber Defenders Saves the Day

We returned Tuesday afternoon to find parts of the house infested with ants. And one of my computers infected with something, or it got messed up during the brown-outs when temps hit 113 here in the Valley. The computer kept shutting down every few minutes for no apparent reason.  So, I lost the week trying […]

It’s All About Pain

I’m horrible with numbers. So much so that I believe I’m number dyslexic, if there were such a thing? My point is that when I look at numbers my brain jumbles. Unfortunately for me that translates over into my finances, and of course, then my taxes. I have a pain. It’s a big pain. It […]