Your kids can be helpful at tax time. That doesn’t mean they’ll sort your tax receipts or refill your coffee, but those charming children may help you qualify for some valuable tax benefits. Here are 10 things the IRS wants parents to consider when filing their taxes this year.
December 15, 2011 Tax Roundtable TaxMama’s Tax Roundtable is a monthly live discussion open to all TaxMama Family Members and all TaxMama’s EA Exam and Solving the Tax Puzzle Students. REPLAY today’s session below – you can listen and SEE the session and forms. Today’s topics included:
November 17, 2011 Tax Roundtable TaxMama’s Tax Roundtable is a monthly live discussion open to all TaxMama Family Members and all TaxMama’s EA Exam and Solving the Tax Puzzle Students. REPLAY today’s session below – you can listen and SEE the session and forms. Today’s topics included:
Today TaxMama hears from Russel in the TaxQuips Forum who wants clarification. “At the end of the show on KFWB 980 today (10/31) Bob McCormick asked you a question regarding small businesses employing spouses. I missed the answer. If a spouse is employed by a sole proprietorship do you have to carry workman’s comp insurance? […]
Today TaxMama hears from Seth in the TaxQuips Forum who is recovering. “I had an accident where I sustained multiple fractures (pelvis, ribs, and wrist). My medical insurance will pay 80% of my bills, which is great. In addition, I have personal accident insurance. There is a dollar amount associated with each type of fracture […]
Dear Family, This week, there’s a lot of activity in the Legislature and on the Market, but nothing definitive to discuss here. On the other hand, I visited a junior college earlier in the week (see Thursday’s TaxQuips e-mailed newsletter) and was faced with the college’s dwindling budget. They reported that they have been forced […]
As Tax Filing Extension Deadlines Near, IRS and HHS Announce New Round of Outreach to Small Businesses and Practitioners About the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit Video: Small Business Health Care Tax Credit-Updated English | Spanish | ASL WASHINGTON — As the upcoming filing extension tax deadlines approach, the Internal Revenue Service, in partnership with the […]
Today TaxMama hears from Tawfiq in the TaxQuips Forum with questions. “Can I deduct my qualified medical expenses with other itemized deductions if I used HSA funds to pay them? And where can I find health insurance that specifically qualifies as an HSA (Health Savings Arrangement)?
Dear Family, What a shock! My publisher just sent me a note congratulating me. My book just won the Silver Medal in the Axiom Business Book Awards – Business Reference Category. WOW! I didn’t even know. Sheesh…you mean all those people who’ve been reading the book and using it – are right? It IS good? […]
Today TaxMama hears from Gabrielle in the TaxQuips Forum, who is trying to help. “My boyfriend is a carpenter and makes about $12,000 annually. He doesn’t have anyone working under him and really only does small jobs. Last time I did his taxes, he owed $1,700 dollars. What forms should I be using? I feel […]
Courtesy of IRS Taxpayers should make sure they are aware of many important changes to the tax law before they complete their 2010 federal income tax return. Here are several important changes that the IRS wants you to keep in mind when you file your 2010 federal income tax return in 2011. Health Insurance Deduction […]