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Today TaxMama® hears from various people in the TaxQuips Forum, with a variety of questions about illegal activities or very private information.

Ask TaxMama Issue 642 – Hot and Busy

Dear Family, We are running very late today because I started the day by writing articles. The first one was completed on time – TaxMama’s 10 Tips for Success. But the second took quite a bit longer. I got absorbed researching in this week’s MarketWatch article. It’s essentially exploring whether or not delayed tax benefits […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 634 – Happy St Patty Weekend

Dear Family, Out here in the Valley, the day looks dark and gloomy. That in-between time, when the world is trying to decide whether or not to rain. The birds and squirrels seem to love it. Lots of fluttering around  (birds) and frolicking (squirrels).  Rick just called and said he’s taken a busload of children […]

Are YOU the Ultimate Tax Nerd of 2012?

TaxMama® is searching for the Ultimate Tax Nerd.  Tax season brings out uncontrollable tax passions. Mild mannered individuals turn into rabid tax fanatics. Does that happen to you? Enter the Ultimate Tax Nerd Contest online beginning Wednesday, February 15th, 2012. The contest will run until midnight, Sunday April 1, 2012. Over $4,000 in prizes. Tax […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 621 – Time to Change

Dear Family, This week, we are working on the first review class for the new Registered Tax Return Preparer examination. When I scheduled the class for November, my intention was to take the exam myself, before teaching the course. After all, the IRS announced the new exam would be available by the middle of October. […]

Greatland Offers Tips to Navigate 2011 Tax Changes

Courtesy of Greatland Corp Avoid penalties, improve compliance and know the important changes for the 2011 year-end   Grand Rapids, Mich., Oct. 25, 2011 – Every year brings with it new changes related to W-2 and 1099 forms and reporting requirements. Due to the government’s increasing focus on the proverbial “tax gap,” it’s more important than […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 611 – Full Hearts

Dear Family,  The stock market has been quite a ride this week. Someone was kind enough to thank me for my wise and useful advice and wanted to know if I could also help him with his septic system. (In other words…in case you missed the sarcasm, he’s saying I’m full of excrement.) Which is […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 610 – Keep Your Fork

Dear Family, The week just seems to fly by when you have interesting and exciting things to do. And we definitely have those around here!   We’ve been working with the folks at NASBA to arrange for continuing education credit for CPAs who take TaxMama’s® courses and the SFV Breakfast roundtable. It takes a lot of […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 600 – Wow Quite a Milestone!

Dear Family, Join me today at 11:00 am PT, as I visit Paul Petillo, author of Retirement Planning for the Utterly Confused (love that title!) on Financial Impact Factor Radio.  600 issues of Ask TaxMama!  Wow!  Thanks to all of you who have been with me since the beginning. It’s been an interesting roller coaster […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 598 Happy Mothers Day weekend

Dear Family, Happy Mothers Day weekend. Rather than going to crowded, noisy, over-priced places with bad service on Sunday, consider having everyone go to Mom’s and bring the food and dishes. She won’t have to cook or clean up – and you’ll all have a better time.   Good news for taxpayers like you, and all […]