Tag Archives: Barbara Weltman

Courts Protect Taxpayer Basis and Audit Limits

Here are a couple of tax-related court cases you might find interesting. Attorney Ronald Marini writes about a very recent Supreme Court decision that limits IRS’ audit powers in a way you’ll like. The IRS is limited to three years to audit you or your business when it comes to determining the basis of anything […]

Where Federal Taxes Stand for 2012

January 1, 2012 –   by Barbara Waltman   As 2011 came to a close, there was considerable uncertainty about specific payroll and federal income tax rules affecting small businesses and their owners. Here are the rules effective at the start of 2012.   Payroll tax cut extension On December 23, 2011, the Temporary Payroll […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 506 – Texas Taxes Protest

Dear Family, Sheesh…running late today because I’m answering all the e-mails coming in this morning about tomorrow’s class. It looks as if I’ve found a meeting system that addresses the learning environment better than the general conference systems. We’ll be trying it out this weekend. And if you’re interested in the results, ask me and […]

Happy Mothers Day Weekend

Dear Family, Early this morning, while working on today’s issue, I was sitting here, exchanging notes with my EA Exam instructor in Portugal, Roger B. Adams, while we finish updating the new site and the 2009 course schedule. Yes, you’re bored, we’ve been working on this for weeks. Everytime we think we’re nearly done, we […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 494 – IRS Dumps Outside Collectors