Category Archives: Paying Taxes

Five Tips to Avoid Tax Time Stress

Courtesy of IRS Filing your tax return doesn’t have to be stressful. The IRS has put together five stress-relieving tips to help you. 

Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act (H.R. 2847

Today,  President Obama will be signing the HIRE Act – Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act (H.R. 2847). We’ve been waiting for this all month, since the Senate passed their version of the Bill in early March. What’s in it for you? Good News! It’s going to be easier to get a job according […]

Tips on Tips

Today TaxMama hears from David in Arizona who got an unpleasant surprise. “I work for a restaurant that has not collected tip income info from our wait staff, and has not done any subsequent withholding. I am the lucky one who inherited payroll responsibility mid-year. I just learned of this oversight when prepping W2’s for […]

Ask TaxMama Issue #1 – Merrily We Tax Along…

Ask TaxMama Merrily We Tax Along… Welcome to the first edition of Ask TaxMama. AskTaxMama will be published every two weeks. You will find the complete text of this issue on the site at http://taxmama.wpengine.com/AskTaxMama/asktm_1.htm Lower Standards For the first time in anyone’s memory, the IRS arrived at a standard mileage rate that was lower than […]