Tag Archives: Science

The Accountant, the Tax Attorney and the Actuary

An accountant tries horseback riding: Yesterday I had a near death experience that has changed me forever.   I went horseback riding.  Everything was going fine until the horse starts bouncing out of control. I tried with all my might to hang on, but was thrown off.   Just when things could not possibly get worse, my […]

Undercover Mystery Shopper Income

Today TaxMama® hears from Cassandra in the TaxQuips Forum, who really IS a Mystery Shopper. “I am a mystery shopper and work for 30+ different companies. To some, I give my Social Security number – to others my EIN. Do I need to report the income I earned for the companies I supplied my EIN […]

Life Moves Checklist

Today TaxMama® hears from Michelle in the TaxQuips Forum who suggested this idea. “I’ve noticed recently that you’ve advised people to check with their tax pro before consummating major transactions stemming from big life moves. I discovered that April is National Financial Literacy Month. This would be an excellent platform to share more and/or updated […]

Even the Smartest Man Doesn’t Understand Income Taxes

–  The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax.  Albert Einstein – I am sure I could understand income taxes if I put my mind to them. But if I took the time to do that, the world would be deprived of many of my books. Isaac Asimov (wrote over 500 books)   – If […]

IT Cannibals

  Five cannibals get appointed as programmers in an IT company. During the welcoming ceremony the boss says to them, “You’re all part of our team now. You can earn good money here, and you can go to the company canteen for something to eat. So don’t trouble the other employees.” The cannibals promised they […]

Making Your Case

See, this is how you win audits, court cases and suits. It’s all about how you present your case. A nice, calm and respectable lady went into the pharmacy, walked up to the pharmacist, looked straight into his eyes, and said, “I’d like to buy some cyanide.”