Tag Archives: Environment

IRS Offers Tips for Safeguarding Tax Records

Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service [TaxMama Note: For more recordkeeping and safeguarding tips, click here.] Hurricane season has started and the IRS encourages individuals and businesses to safeguard their tax records against natural disasters by taking a few simple steps. Here are four tips from the IRS to help you prepare in case a […]

Turtle Swoop

A baby turtle was standing at the bottom of a large tree and with a deep sigh, started to climb. About an hour later, he reached a very high branch and walked along to the end. He turned and spread all four flippers and launched himself off the branch. On landing at the bottom in […]

A Moral Dilemma

Here’s a moral question for you. It’s hypothetical but it shows what kind of character you have.  Here’s the situation:   You are in the Midwest, and there is a huge flood in progress. Many homes have been lost, water supplies compromised, and infrastructure destroyed. Let’s say you’re a photographer out getting still photos for […]

Individuals Received Millions In Erroneous Tax Credits For Plug-in Electric and Alternative-Fueled Vehicles

WASHINGTON ­ Approximately $33 million in credits for plug-in electric and alternative-fueled vehicles credits were erroneously claimed by at least 12,920 taxpayers through July 24, 2010, according to a report publicly released today by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA). That means about 20 percent of the $163.9 million in credits claimed by […]

Economic Progress

Over five thousand years ago, Moses said to the children of Israel , “Pick up your shovels, mount your asses and camels, and I will lead you to the Promised Land.” Nearly 75 years ago, (when Welfare was introduced) Roosevelt said, “Lay down your shovels, sit on your asses, and light up a Camel, this […]

IRS Special Assistance Day for Gulf Oil Spill Victims

WASHINGTON –– The Internal Revenue Service announced the locations of Taxpayer Assistance Centers in seven Gulf Coast cities that will be open this Saturday, July 17 to provide help to taxpayers impacted by the BP oil spill.

Tax Relief in Disaster Situations

IRS has provided information about extended deadlines and disasters related to storms and flooding. So far, we do not see anything about relief for the economic effects of the Gulf area oil spill.   Recent Tax Relief  

No Profit in Waiting For God

  After a major storm, a flood had overtaken the town. As the flood waters were rising, a man was on the stoop of his house and another man in a row boat came by. The man in the row boat told the man on the stoop to get in and he’d save him. The […]

Hurricane Preparedness Week

Courtesy of IRS This year Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 25 – 31, 2008. Educational activities held throughout the week can be viewed at the Hurricane Preparedness Web site. The goal of Hurricane Preparedness Week is to provide the public with information about hurricane hazards, and to provide knowledge that can be used to take […]