Tag Archives: food

Going for the Jugular

Today TaxMama hears from Carolyn, commenting on yesterday’s TaxQuip. “I thought you would have strongly encouraged her to get off food stamps and earn a living. If she gets more money in food stamps, she should think carefully about doing this? Are you kidding me?”

Housecleaning Business

Today TaxMama hears from Blanca in Arizona who needs to know. “We are receiving food stamps. My husband might be getting unemployment benefits soon. However, I just started working for a small company cleaning their houses. I am charging them $100.00 a house and might have about 5 per month to do. They asked me […]

TaxMama Tips in Times of Business Downturns – an Outline

Your business doesn’t have to fail, or even struggle. This is a great time for a business to shine. But you will have to face some hard truths about yourself and your circumstances. And you’re going to need to be brutally honest with yourself, your workers, your family and your vendors. 1) If you can’t […]

Top 10 list of one liners to enjoy for Halloween

Why didn’t the skeleton cross the road? – He didn’t have the guts. What do skeletons say before dining? – Bone appetite. What do ghosts serve for dessert? – Ice Scream. What was the witch’s favorite subject in school? – Spelling. What do you call a skeleton who won’t work? – Lazy Bones Why don’t […]

Speaking English Is Apparently Bad for Your Health

DEAR DOCTOR: Q: I’ve heard that cardiovascular exercise can prolong life. Is this true? A: Your heart is only good for so many beats, and that’s it… don’t waste them on exercise. Everything wears out eventually. Speeding up your heart will not make you live longer. That’s like saying you can extend the life of […]

Ask Taxmama Issue 456 – Happy Mothers Day Weekend

Free Food for Shelter Dogs and Cats

Animal Rescue Site Hi, all you animal lovers. This is pretty simple.. Please tell ten friends to tell ten more today. The Animal Rescue Site is having trouble getting enough people to click on it daily to meet their quota of getting free food donated every day to abused and neglected animals. It takes less […]

Medical Eating

Today TaxMama hears from Mike in Wisconsin who asks. “Is there anything in the Tax Codes that allows you to put a certain percentage of your total food cost towards a medical deduction when you have been diagnosed as a borderline diabetic? After all, you do have to watch your total diet to keep this […]

Ask Taxmama Issue 426 – Repent, Harlequin

Dear Family, Looking for a heading for this week’s issue, since tonight is Yom Kippur, naturally the word ‘repent’ comes to mind. But if you’ve ever read Harlan Ellison’s Hugo-award-winning story, you can’t think of the word ‘repent’ without also following that word with ‘Repent, Harlequin!’ Said the Ticktockman. (Ooooh…I just learned that you can […]