Today TaxMama wants to give you a nudge to file that tax return – even if you owe money!
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. […]
Today TaxMama hears from Midge in the TaxQuips Forum. Midge is upset because she and her husband sent IRS 4 post-dated checks for last year’s taxes with 2010 on the memo line. Not only did IRS cash them all at once, but they applied the payments to 2010, instead of 2009. Now, Midge says, they […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.