Tag Archives: Brent Clanton

Ask TaxMama Issue 582 – A New Year

The year has just started – and the first business week has flown by!  We’ve been busy trying to revive all the Homebuyer’s Credit IRS has rejected for our owners of new manufactured housing. The Taxpayers Advocate Service has been an enormous help with this project. They too, are bewildered about some of the odd […]

Stupid Tax Tricks – Things Not to Do

None of us enjoys paying taxes. We see the very rich layer of society getting away with murder financially and naturally want the same privileges in life. Besides, getting something for free always holds appeal. As a result, tax return schemes get ever more complex. Internal Revenue Service’s databases can cross-reference Social Security numbers with […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 531 – Births and Rebirths

Dear Family, This week is full of birthdays – birth anniversaries, like that of my friends Lulu and Barbara…and an actual birth. Yesterday morning, just before my visit with Brent Clanton on CNN in Houston, my neice sent us an announcement about the birth of her new baby girl. Lisa’s daughter is thin and long […]

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 […]

Ask Taxmama Issue 413 – New Non-Profit Reporting

Dear Family, Brent Clanton called me this morning to talk about how to write off your summer BBQs and family trips on his BizRadio Network show. (BTW, you really must read Brent’s blog. I’ve been sitting here cracking up at his latest columns, especially about the pants. http://brentclanton.blogspot.com/ ) You can, you know – if […]

IRS Collections Agencies

Today TaxMama hears from Brent Clanton on the BizRadio Network in Texas, who wants to know about the new program IRS has instituted, contracting out collections services to private collections agencies. [Note: We will be adding the audio once we get the feed from the BizRadio Network later today.]

Katrina Loss Strategy

This week I was invited to join Brent Clanton on BizRadio Network KZYZ-AM in Houston, TX to provide some positive tips about how to use the tax code to help Katrina victims. Naturally, since I already know everything about the tax issues on casualty and theft losses, I was compelled to do some more research […]