Category Archives: *Tax Quips

Gathering Tax Records

Why does this seem to be such a difficult and onerous task? We had one client who simply could not get us the amount of her mortgage interest payment until the afternoon of October 15th one year – by which time our office was closed for tax season. Don’t put yourself in that position next […]

Disastrous Tax Issues

Today TaxMama® says we are facing Hurricane Irma in Florida, dealing with the devastation of Harvey in Texas – and the biggest fire in Los Angeles history. So let’s talk about the special tax breaks available to you.  

The Gig Economy

Today TaxMama® says that estimated tax payments are due – and that’s timely information for the “Gig” economy.  

Disasters and Other Pleasant Experiences

Today TaxMama® wants to talk about sudden, unexpected events – and some tips on how to prepare for them.  

Unused LLCs and Corps

Today TaxMama® hears from several people who have questions about tax returns for entities they created – but never used. This recent question from Debbie, on behalf of one her clients, is far too common.    

False Social Security Numbers

Today TaxMama® hears from Lue with a question that is more common than you may realize.” A friend  who’s been doing work for my husband regularly for the past two years knowingly gave him a false Social Security Number. We were just notified of this by the IRS. He won’t provide us with a real […]

Everything You Want to Know About the EA Exam 2017

The REPLAY of the March  2017 webinar is HERE! Becoming a knowledgeable tax professional isn’t easy. It takes a lot of dedication, math skills, and the flexibility to keep up with the myriad of tax law changes that take place each year.  But it can be done. And TaxMama’s EA Exam Review Course  is the best […]

Eight Tax Questions to Ask Before You Get Married

  When two people fall in love, they tend to be blind to life’s realities. The last thing they want to do is bring up issues that might generate conflict, and let’s face it, the topic of taxes is definitely turbulent. Ask these tough tax questions before you get married – to avoid an inevitable […]