Tag Archives: National Association of Enrolled Agents

A Day In Tax Court

People, hearing the word tax, sometimes turn around and walk away from me. Just the idea of taxes frightens them so! It is a daunting subject. Especially when you are having problems with the tax system, yourself. (In fact, at my very first television interview on Good Day L.A., the host, Mario Machado, did exactly […]

Expiration of Airline Ticket Taxes – and Possible Refunds

NOTE: This opportunity has expired. See the comment after this post. Or…  Today TaxMama wants to alert you to a potential summer refund available to you.  This is important news for frequent travelers! This could be worth a lot of money to you.   

NAEA Testifies about New Preparer Oversight Program

A Tiered Approach to Credentialing Is Recommended WASHINGTON, DC (July 28, 2011)—The National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) today presented testimony at a hearing before the House Ways and Means Committee Subcommittee on Oversight. The focus of the hearing was to review the new requirements for paid tax return preparers developed by IRS as part […]

Trustworthy Tax Negotiator

Today TaxMama hears from Judy in the TaxQuips Forum who needs help.  “I am struggling to maintain my household, have four years of back taxes to file and settle and my home was just foreclosed on. I was contacted by someone claiming that they can help negotiate a reduction in tax liability and stop any […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 516 – How Sewing Machines Changed the World

Dear Family, I want to thank the National Association of Enrolled Agents for honoring TaxMama® (or Eva Rosenberg) their 2009 Excellence in Public Awareness Award – for letter the world know about Enrolled Agents and what we do. Let’s face it, EAs are the best friend of the average taxpayer – especially the small businessowner. […]

Obama and Biden file 2008 Tax Returns

Courtesy of NAEA – National Association of Enrolled Agents President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, on Wednesday released their MFJ tax return. The first couple reported about $2.7 million in income for 2008, mainly from book sales. President and Mrs. Obama paid about $855,000 in federal income taxes. In a release, the first family […]

New Business – Deductions

Today TaxMama hears from Peg in New Mexico, who tells us, “I am into my small business online for approximately $12,000 (began in Mar ‘07) and have no income from it as yet. Am I able to deduct my business expenses from my total income to arrive at a total adjusted income? I am lost […]