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Ask TaxMama Issue 662 – 2013 News

Dear Family, This week, the IRS announces new limits on a variety of things for 2013. That’s the entire content of this week’s IRS news features: In IRS News  we get the new limits on a variety of benefits for 2013 – with more to come in the IRS’s announcement on November 5th. The IRS […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 567 – Sweet and Healthy Year

Dear Family, First let me start with an urgent reminder. There are deadlines coming up – all corporate, partnership and estate tax returns are due next week, on September 15th. Estimated tax payments are due, as well. http://taxmama.wpengine.com/tax-calendar-2010/ Note: The office will be closed and please don’t look for answers from TaxMama – until Monday! […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 561 – Hot Dog!

Dear Family, Never make the mistake of answering the phone in the morning when you’re on deadline. Once you start, you just can’t stop. Usually, I have the phones turned off Friday morning, so I can produce a delightful, upbeat, interesting issue for you. Instead, let’s see…one women got a notice from IRS about a […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 523 – Exotic Climes

Dear Family, A wonderful, charming, delightful and otherwise irresistible gentleman just called to pay for his tax return via credit card. Which reminded me about something funny that happened. Lulu and I were all excited about getting a new student from Micronesia. Talk about way out there! We wanted to call here, but at 7:00 […]

Philosophy of Sex

“I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy.” —Tom Clancy “You know ‘that look’ women get when they want sex? Me neither.” —Steve Martin “Having sex is like playing bridge. If you don’t have a good partner, you’d better have a good hand.” —Woody Allen “Bisexuality […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 483 – Thank Goodness I am not a Turkey

http://taxquips.com/index.php?cat=MoneyFunnies Our Job Advice of the Week encourages you not to stress too much about your interview. There are other jobs, after all. http://taxquips.com/index.php?cat=IRSNews We’ll keep pointing you to http://taxquips.com/index.php?cat=TaxQuips As always, we love your feedback, opinions and ideas. You are what makes all this fun – and interesting! Please use the Comments link online. […]

Foreign Exclusion Unfiled

Today we hear from Yusuf, in CT who just came back from working overseas. “I have been working abroad for many years (since 1990). I filled on time for the first 5 years. Then a friend informed me that as long as I was under the allowable income level there was no reason to file. […]

Ask Taxmama Issue 419 – Sales Tax Holidays

Dear Family, What a wonderful week. After rushing like crazy last week and all last weekend to finish projects and meet deadlines, Monday afternoon I flew off to Las Vegas to meet a man I’d met on the Internet. We had the most wonderful time. It really was like two old friends getting together and […]

Foreign Taxes Deducted from Dividends

Today TaxMama hears from Jun in Passaic, NJ who asks. “Foreign tax is withheld from my dividends or other investments. Where can I get a credit or deduction on my tax forms?”

Subdivided Personality II

Yesterday TaxMama responded to Keith in Wisconsin, who wanted to sell his home and an adjacent lot that he had paid to subdivide. Keith asked about his options when it came to selling the lots, together or separately.