Tag Archives: Halloween

The Accountant, the Tax Attorney and the Actuary

An accountant tries horseback riding: Yesterday I had a near death experience that has changed me forever.   I went horseback riding.  Everything was going fine until the horse starts bouncing out of control. I tried with all my might to hang on, but was thrown off.   Just when things could not possibly get worse, my […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 663 – Happy Neewollah

Dear Family, Next week, folks who are young at heart and have a sense of fun, get to enjoy Halloween. But if you want to celebrate early, you might do something like the folks in Independence, Kansas have been doing – celebrating Neewollah (that’s Halloween backwards). See if there is a Neewollah celebration in your […]

Terrifying Tax Tales

Today TaxMama wants to ask you. “What is your most terrifying tax tale? What is the worst thing that IRS or your state tax agency ever did to you? Or the most embarrassing thing? Did your ex-spouse or ex-lover get you in trouble? Or did your tax professional mess up big time?” Please tell us […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 527 – Scary Tax Breaks

Dear Family, Don’t forget to change your clocks Saturday night. Yup, I could tell you stories of times when I didn’t. You probably have stories, too, don’t you? Anyway… I have great news – and bad news. First the great news. It’s VERY exciting! Not only will Congress be extending the $8,000 first time homebuyers […]

Hospital Hostility

Hospital Hostility An extremely ill man was in the hospital for a series of tests, the last of which left him feeling as if he constantly had to have a bowel movement. After several uneventful trips to the bathroom, he decided the latest episode was just another false alarm and stayed put. Suddenly he filled […]

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 […]

Mothers and Moms

This is for the mothers who have sat up all night with sick toddlers in their arms, wiping up barf laced with Oscar Mayer wieners and cherry Kool-Aid saying, ‘Its okay honey, Mommy’s here.’ Mothers who sat in rocking chairs for hours on end soothing crying babies who could not be comforted. This is for […]

Ask Taxmama Issue 429 – The Final Deadline

Dear Family, Tax season countdown – 3 days. Are taxes a mystery to you? That’s what makes them fun! You’ve been very active this week. Fascinating notes, comments, suggestions – and a story. Did you the story of Blaire Borthayre’s family? http://taxquips.com/index.php?cat=Tradition! In many ways, she could have been writing about my family. In speaking […]