Tag Archives: Internet

This is How it All Began, Really

In ancient Israel , it came to pass that a trader by the name of Abraham Com did take unto himself a young wife by the name of Dot. And Dot Com was a comely woman, broad of shoulder and long of leg. Indeed, she was often called Amazon Dot Com. And she said unto […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 577 – Pre-Thanksgiving

Dear Family,  What a nice way to start the day. I just heard from Rasmussen College this morning. They just published their list of the 20 best blogs for accounting students. Delightfully, TaxMama and many of my friends are on the list. But there are others I’ve never heard of – and will look forward […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 562 – Tax Holidays and More

Dear Family, This has been an interesting week. I got to do some political lobbying and met a passionate woman. Rebecca Madigan gave up a perfectly good job to pursue the cause of small business-owners, affiliate marketers, generally, folks who work from home. Rebecca started the Peformance Marketing Association (PMA) to help set standards for […]

Computers for College

Today TaxMama hears from Linda in Kentucky with a reasonable question. “My son-in-law had on-line college classes that required him to have internet services and a computer. Do these count towards the tax credits? Also, how would he go about getting the books, supplies, gas, etc. credited?” Dear Linda, In a very odd and inconsistent […]

Deducting My Dog

Today TaxMama hears from Chris the dog lover who says. “I was wondering if you have advice on your site about blogging and what you can write-off. I was told if I Blog about my dog and I’m really trying to make a living with said blog, that I can write her off. Is this […]

New York Taxes Internet Sales – Register Now or Else

Interestingly enough, this information came from an Internet information newsletter, not a tax newsletter. In brief: NY State hit Amazon.com for sales taxes even though Amazon does not have a physical location in the state. Amazon is suing, claiming the New York law is unconstitutional based on a 1992 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that claims […]

Mixed Tele-Signals

Today TaxMama hears from Charles in Louisiana, who tells us. “I have an Internet consultation business (LLC) and I use my Internet connection and mobile phone primarily (but not exclusively) for business. Should I be able to expense these?”

Nevada LLC in CA

Today TaxMama hears from Betsy in San Francisco, who wants an in-depth tax planning for free! “I’m planning to start an Internet business. I live in CA and will be working from my home. I want to create a NV LLC for the asset protection reasons you mentioned in Nevada LLC show. And, if the […]