Tag Archives: Semantics

Renting to Roommates

Today TaxMama® hears from Ellen in the TaxQuips Forum, who is getting conflicting information.  “I had no idea, when we decided to be responsible parents to my son and the son of a family friend, that we’d have such a headache at tax time when we decided to start charging “rent” after they graduated from […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 613 President Obama Speaks

   Dear Family,  During our class last night, a couple of major things went on in the world. A big chunk of Southern California and San Diego lost electricity. The nuclear power plant at San Onofre was shut down (safely). Meanwhile a student in Texas tells me she just managed to get back into her […]

Small Business Jobs Act of 2010

New Jobs Act brings tax benefits (9-23-2010) On  September 23, the House passed the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (H.R. 5297). It is expected to be signed by the President. Among its provisions:

Ask TaxMama Issue 481 – Gridlock and Lightning Speed

Ask TaxMama Issue 471 – Time for Change

Ask Taxmama Issue 422 – Flying High

Today in History :: “To Bigotry No Sanction, to Persecution No Assistance”, George Washington

Ask Taxmama Issue 420 – New Journeys

Dear Family, This week is the 515th anniversary of the start of Christopher Columbus’s voyage – when he discovered the Americas. That was a very exciting discovery for Europeans who needed a political and economic safety valve, since life in Europe and England was so oppressive in those days. Naturally, those already living in, what […]

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 […]