Tag Archives: Melissa Guy

Ask TaxMama Issue 640 – Happy Cinco de Mayo Weekend

Dear Family, I’ve spent the morning emailing back and forth with niece on the other side of the continent. There are secret goings on within the family to create a very special party and a present for the woman who needs nothing – my mom. Soon to be 90 years-old, she will be getting a […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 638 – Happy Friday the 13th

Dear Family, Happy Passover. Still a couple of days left. Are you craving bread yet? Getting ready for the traditional pizza frenzy after the holiday is over. Soon. Soon. Meanwhile, get your tax questions answered – live. Call us this morning – TaxMama and Bob McCormick on his Money 101 show  on KFWB Los Angeles. […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 637 – Happy Passover and Easter

Dear Friends, Happy Passover Eve and Good Friday. The holy weekend is upon us. Many of you aren’t working – or have already left town. (Which explains the heavy traffic we heard about yesterday.) I wish you all a loving, noisy, friendly family weekend.  And please, if you know of friends or co-workers who are […]

THE Ultimate Tax Nerds of 2012!

Taxes are terrifying to so many people. But the fact is, some of us just find the whole subject irresistible. We talk about taxes; think of ways to reduce taxes; dream of loopholes; are compelled to help others find tax breaks; and love to read all about the nuances and changes. WE are the Tax […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 636 – Womens Week

Dear Family, It’s already been a very busy morning – and I have to run out for an appointment. So my comments will be brief. Thanks a ton to all the people who challenged my advice this week. You did a wonderful job researching capitalizing assets vs. writing them off; proved that under-18 newspaper carriers […]

Winners – Sixth Week – TaxMama’s Ultimate Tax Nerd Contest

It’s Ladies week! The Sixth weeklywinners in TaxMama’s search for the Ultimate Tax Nerd of 2012 are: Melissa Guy for  The Taxorcist Sherry Diamond for  Office birds  

Ask TaxMama Issue 635 – Swallowing Tax Pride

Dear Family, This year, the Swallows Day Parade will be held in San Juan Capistrano on Saturday morning. Each year, they welcome back the swallows who return on March 19th. Folks in Southern California can join in the fun via Amtrak’s Surfliner (SNC station) and walk over to the festivities. (The southbound train will get […]

Winners – Fifth Week – TaxMama’s Ultimate Tax Nerd Contest

The Fifth  weekly winners in TaxMama’s search for the Ultimate Tax Nerd of 2012 are: Melissa Guy for  Just barely April 18th 2012   Susan Holtgrefe, EA for How life looks with your tax goggles on

Winners – Fourth Week – TaxMama’s Ultimate Tax Nerd Contest

The Fourth weekly winners in TaxMama’s search for the Ultimate Tax Nerd of 2012 are: Clint Masser wins again with It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane. Caroline Lees for Like Talking to a Stone

Ask TaxMama Issue 633 – Daylight Savings Time

Dear Family, Twice this week, Rick told me this weekend is Daylight Savings Time. I brushed him off. It makes no sense. This EARLY in March?!!  Darned if he isn’t right!