Tag Archives: Purim

Ask TaxMama Issue 675 – Happy Purim

Look at that, it’s Purim in February. (Usually happens in March.) My favorite holiday. This is the only Jewish holiday that celebrates the accomplishment of a woman. Queen Esther’s courage saves the lives of the Jews in Persia (now Iran) sometime around the 3rd century BCE. Not only is this about a strong woman, this […]

Happy Thanks for All the Gifts Week

Is there someone you forgot to thank? Is that Thank You card burning a hole in your pocket? Is Mom pestering you about calling your aunt? How long have you meant to thank him for that locket?   Well, for all you procrastinators, you ‘I meant to do it’ divas, you folks with good hearts […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 542 – Poor Poor Purim

Dear  [firstname], Let’s start with a quick reminder – if you want to take a deduction for contributions to Haiti on your 2009 tax return, you must make your contribution by February 28th. Speaking of February 28th, that is also the last day to take the 2009 EA Exam. Those of you planning to sit for […]

Ask Taxmama Issue 451 – Happy Purim and Easter Weekend