Category Archives: IRS Notices

Not Ready to File

Today TaxMama  wants to give you a nudge to file that tax return – even if you owe money!

Homebuyer Credit Confusion

Today TaxMama  hears from Timothy in the TaxQuips Forum. He filed for his Homebuyers Credit over 4 and half months ago, hearing nothing. When he called in, he learned they may have a problem because his 2007 tax return showed a deduction for mortgage interest. But it wasn’t his home – it was his ex-wife’s. […]

Saving Your Homebuyer Credit

Today TaxMama hears from Kerry Tomlinson at KATU News in Portland, Oregon. Kerry tell us. “We heard from some viewers this morning about their experiences with the homebuyer tax credit. One woman says she was disqualified because she was deducting mortgage interest on an RV as a second home. She has fought it, providing documentation to […]

TaxMama’s Tax Roundtable

    REPLAY today’s session – you can listen and SEE the session Today’s topics included: Introductions of the participants Testing of microphones ;~) Questions about the EA Exam Review Class starting tonight Discussion of IRS bizarre notice –  long-term care insurance distributions that IRS is questioning Odd rejections of homebuyer credits IRS not willing to […]

Tell it to IRS

Today TaxMama wants to talk to you about the plethora of new laws, tax confusion, IRS inconsistency – and how you can do something about it.  http://taxmama.wpengine.com/forum/taxquips/tell-it-to-irs 

IRS Problem Resolution Day

Today TaxMama wants to give you some pointers on how to use the IRS Open House days effectively. People write to us with IRS problems all the time. I wish I could solve them all for you. But, generally, the only way to solve your problem is for you to take action. Here’s your chance […]

Exempt Organization Updates

Today TaxMama wants to give you some updates on exempt organizations that may affect you.

Bankruptcy & Freedom

Reprint of article from July 2003 And speaking of Independence Day …. I just got off the phone with a friend. She’s decided to file bankruptcy. This was a very long road for her. Like other friends, she’s a very moral person. In our generation, bankruptcy is not something we take lightly. It’s not just […]

Open House on Saturday May 15 to Help Small Businesses, Individuals Solve Tax Problems

Courtesy of IRS WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service will host a special nationwide Open House on Saturday May 15 to help small businesses and individuals solve tax problems. Approximately 200 IRS offices, at least one in every state, will be open May 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time. IRS staff will […]

Don’t Panic! Eight Things to Know If You Receive an IRS Notice

The Internal Revenue Service sends millions of letters and notices to taxpayers every year. Here are eight things taxpayers should know about IRS notices – just in case one shows up in your mailbox.