Tag Archives: Doug Thorburn

NO NURSING HOME FOR ME!

About two years ago my wife and I were on a cruise through the western Mediterranean aboard a Princess liner. At dinner we noticed an elderly lady sitting alone along the rail of the grand stairway in the main dining room. I noticed that all the staff, ship officers, waiters, busboys, etc. all seemed very […]

Dealing with Addicts

Today TaxMama hears from someone who will remain anonymous. She was shocked to learn that her man has been secretly abusing drugs for several years. When asked where he got the money? She admitted that he had gained access to an ATM card on an account she wasn’t watching and had depleted that account.

Ask TaxMama Issue 516 – How Sewing Machines Changed the World

Dear Family, I want to thank the National Association of Enrolled Agents for honoring TaxMama® (or Eva Rosenberg) their 2009 Excellence in Public Awareness Award – for letter the world know about Enrolled Agents and what we do. Let’s face it, EAs are the best friend of the average taxpayer – especially the small businessowner. […]

Ask Taxmama Issue 418 – TaxMama Surveys You

Dear Family, If you’re reading our daily TaxQuips, you know that this week, we started a survey to learn what you’d like TaxMama.com to be for you. Many of you have already answered and provided some excellent ideas – this we really can arrange to provide for you. But, do you know what I forgot […]

State Due Dates

Today TaxMama wants to alert you to the due dates in your state. You’re all aware that IRS changed the due date of your personal tax return to April 17th this year, right. But did your state do the same? At last week’s breakfast meeting of the San Fernando Valley Chapter of the California Society […]

Internet Marketing

Today TaxMama hears from Jim in California who tells us. “I’m an affiliate marketer and have spent a lot more money on ebooks and courses than the amount of income I have generated. Are the ebooks/courses tax deductible? Under what category should I put these expenses?” Dear Jim, Making a fortune on the Internet looked […]