Tag Archives: New York City

Holiday Credit Cards

Today TaxMama hears from Riki in New York with this concern. “I’m looking for specific advice on how to take control of a large post-holiday credit card balance.”

Indomitable Spirit

Today TaxMama wants to talk to you about strength of spirit – and overcoming adversity, no matter what.

Cash Back Shopping

Today TaxMama hears from Janet in the Tax Quips Forum with an excellent question. “There are several websites out there that allow you to earn cash back when you shop on their site. Do you have to report these earnings to the IRS, considering it’s not really earned income? you’re just getting a small rebate from […]

Hit the Road Jack

Today TaxMama hears from Summit in the TaxQuips Forum, who has some questions. “When doing work nationally what are the tax implications? We are a painting contractor based in, say, New York, travel to Mississippi and paint a building for 50k, then travel to Alabama and paint a building for 50k and so on… what […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 540 – A Long Weekend

Dear Family, This week went by so quickly, I didn’t even have time to blink. Perhaps not so for some people. Working on an article, I called the IRS DC press office one morning, only to get the answering service message that the office was closed. So contacted a couple of those cool guys by […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 481 – Gridlock and Lightning Speed

Be Polite to Everyone

In an interview situation, remember you are constantly being evaluated by all with whom you come into contact. Be polite to everyone from the security guard to the receptionist, and do not do anything out of the ordinary or unprofessional. In 2002, a friend in New York City had interviewed a potential attorney and was […]

Over 65 and Working

Today TaxMama hears from Mike in New York City who’s got this question. “If you’re 65 or older and still working, does it still pay to open an IRA and get insurance coverage in case of disability? I have neither.”

Double Dipping

Today TaxMama hears from Danny in New York City, who tells us, “In 2005 I was working for a consulting firm. as an employee doing doo-dad things for $20 an hour, part-time. In September, I became a consultant for them and worked full-time at a client company. When that happened (September) I continued to doo-dad […]