Tag Archives: Rita Veen

Ask TaxMama Issue 623 – Lots of Happy Birthdays

   It’s birthday time. You see the greeting to Dame Judi Dench – easily one of my all-time favorite actors. But it’s also Lulu’s birthday, and David’s and  Barbara’s and Harlan’s and Tony and Tracy and Alicia and lots of other great people this first half of December. So happy birthday to you all!  Sometime […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 621 – Time to Change

Dear Family, This week, we are working on the first review class for the new Registered Tax Return Preparer examination. When I scheduled the class for November, my intention was to take the exam myself, before teaching the course. After all, the IRS announced the new exam would be available by the middle of October. […]

Grandpa & The IRS

The IRS decides to audit Grandpa, and summons him to the IRS office. The IRS auditor was not surprised when Grandpa showed up with his attorney. The auditor said, ‘Well, sir, you have an extravagant lifestyle and no full-time employment, Which you explain by saying that you win money gambling. I’m not sure the IRS […]

Inner Peace

If you can start the day without caffeine, If you can always be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains, If you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles, If you can eat the same food every day and be grateful for it, If you can understand when your loved ones are too busy to […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 504 – A Chip off the Old Block

Dear Family, This has been a very busy week handling all the registrations for the EA Exam Review class – and teaching the CSEA webinar on the topic. For those wanting the CD from that webinar, CSEA expects to have it available next week. Just call them to order Everything You Ever Wanted to Know […]

Happy May Day

Dear Family, Today is the first of May. For some, it’s an old holiday with roots in the return of spring, flowers, dancing and delight. For others, it’s a time of labor protest and riots. Personally, I prefer the celebration. For history buffs, you can learn more about May Day around the world by clicking […]