Tag Archives: Dallas

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 […]

IRS Sets Solution Saturday for Nov. 7; Effort Provides Tax Help in Tough Times

The Internal Revenue Service is holding a special event to help you called Solution Saturday. This program offers personalized tax help to millions of taxpayers arond the country. This is a pilot program, being tested in 5 cities. So taxpayers are encouraged to schedule appointments as soon as possible by calling the phone number on […]

Crossing State Lines

Today TaxMama hears from Juan in Dallas, Texas who wants to know . “If I purchase a car in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and I live in Dallas, Texas what taxes are due or am I obligated to pay taxes for this purchase?”

Thanks

We all have so much to appreciate, every day. These are the things that brightened up your life: From Jean Sullivan in Texas I am most thankful for the health of my family! If you have this you are lucky, because the stock market, job loss, and the other problems of the world pale in […]

Inner Neighborhood Services

I have a friend who is president of his homeowners association in the Dallas, Texas, suburbs. They were having a terrible problem with litter near some of his association’s homes. The reason according to Wallace (my friend) is that six very large, luxurious new houses are being built right next to their community. The trash […]

Preparing False Return is Tax Crime Even if Not Sent

By David & Mary Mellem, EAs The issue is whether a tax practitioner can be convicted under §7206(2) for preparing a fraudulent return and presenting it to the taxpayer with the expectation that the taxpayer will file the return or whether the return has to be presented to IRS for processing in order for the […]

Why our country is in trouble!

A Washington, DC, airport ticket agent offers some examples of why our country is in trouble! 1. I had a New Hampshire Congresswoman ask for an aisle seat so that her hair wouldn’t get messed up by being near the window. (On an airplane!) 2. I got a call from a candidate’s staffer, who wanted […]

Filing with Old Computer

Today TaxMama hears from Dallas, who tells us. “I am retired from active practice for 3 years now. I still do my own return. My question is, can you recommend a very reasonable tax service for me? I have a 7 year-old Compaq computer, which was not able to use the free tax filing services. […]

Invoices a la Mush

Today TaxMama hears from Dallas in, where else – Texas, who relates, “When I have problems, I have big ones. The other day it rained 6” and it flooded my shop. And of course I had all of last year’s invoices and receipts in a box on the floor. Over half of them are unreadable. […]