Tag Archives: cent

Medical Mileage

Today TaxMama® hears from Scarulli in the TaxQuips Forum, with a good question.  “My husband was critically ill and hospitalized for a month in 2012. I visited him daily (sometimes more often) as that was the only way I could get information from his doctors relating to his condition. Can I deduct the mileage back […]

Chain Letter Etiquette and Wisdom

* Chain Letter Type 1: Make a wish!!! No, really, go on and make one!!! Oh please, you’ll never have that much $$! Wish something else!!! Yeah, and you think you’re good looking enough to get in bed with that? Right. STOP!!!! Wasn’t that fun? 🙂 Hope you made a great wish 🙂

Feeling Young?

Just in case you weren’t feeling too old today, this will certainly change  things. 1.  The people who started college this fall across the nation were born in 1998. 2.  They have no meaningful recollection of the Reagan Era and did not know he had ever been shot. 3.  They were not born yet when […]

Final Decision on Your Ultimate 2013 Tax Obligations?

Courtesy of CCH, a Wolters Kluwer Co. (RIVERWOODS ILL., September 14, 2012) – Taxpayers recovering from the current economic downturn will get at least some relief in 2013 by way of the mandatory upward inflation-adjustments called for under the tax code, according to CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, a leading global provider of tax, accounting […]

Be Patient With the Poor and the Young

  In the days when an ice cream sundae cost much less, a 10 year old boy entered a hotel coffee shop and sat at a table. A waitress put a glass of water in front of him.   “How much is an ice cream sundae?” he asked. “Fifty cents,” replied the waitress.The little boy […]

Life and Money Changes in One Small Century

The year is 1912 over one hundred years ago. What a difference a century makes! Here are some statistics for the Year 1912:

Delivering Newspapers

Today TaxMama® hears from Trina in the Tax Quips Forum who wasn’t an employee. “I started working for a newspaper company over the summer of 2011, delivering papers to homes using my own vehicle. The company did give me company checks, but they did not take any taxes out. I believe they called their employees […]

Meals Deduction Barely Covers Price of Coffee

If you think American tax laws are tough on meals and entertainment, read this story recently reported by Chelm on the Web. The Israel Tax Authority finally updated the amount that the independently employed can put down on their tax returns as expenditures for wining and dining a business associate. It took a High Court […]