Tag Archives: Coins of the United States

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:

Afraid to Fly

Now that tax season is over (at least, phase I), today TaxMama® wants to treat you to a little fun.  Until now, I’ve preyed on your fear of taxes. Today, let’s play with your fear of flying.

Ask TaxMama Issue 638 – Happy Friday the 13th

Dear Family, Happy Passover. Still a couple of days left. Are you craving bread yet? Getting ready for the traditional pizza frenzy after the holiday is over. Soon. Soon. Meanwhile, get your tax questions answered – live. Call us this morning – TaxMama and Bob McCormick on his Money 101 show  on KFWB Los Angeles. […]

IRS Has $1 Billion for People Who Have Not Filed a 2008 Income Tax Return

IRS YouTube Videos: Haven’t Filed a Tax Return in Years?:English | Spanish | ASL IR-2012-26, Feb. 23, 2012 WASHINGTON — Refunds totaling more than $1 billion may be waiting for one million people who did not file a federal income tax return for 2008, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. However, to collect the money, […]

Antique Coins

Today TaxMama hears from Dallas in the Tax Quips Forum, with a disturbing question. “My mother has been collecting antique gold coins for years now. She got a call from one of her dealers telling that at the first of the year, the tax laws for these coins will change.  They will no longer be […]

Latin for Today

Revelare Pecunia!” (Show me the money!) “Domino vobiscum!” (The Pizza guy is here) “Motorolus interruptus.” (Hold on, I’m going into a tunnel.)

The Economics of Divorce

  A woman says to her mother, “I’m divorcing Jeff ! All he wants is sex, and my you-know-what is now the size of a 50 cent piece when it used to be about the size of a nickel.” 

Key IRS Audios for Your Small Business

Starting a small business can be confusing. IRS provides free audio tools and information to guide you.

4 Unit Apartment

Today TaxMama hears from Tom in the TaxQuips Forum who wants to know.  “Does anyone know if there are any tax breaks if the owner lives in one of the units of a 4-unit apartment building? The owner moved into the unit after 5 years of owning the building.”