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Ask TaxMama Issue 677 – Easter and Passover

Dear Family, Today is Good Friday and also the middle of Passover. Lots of places are closed, like banks, stock exchanges, schools, and more. Take some time to enjoy today. You can start with the Money Funnies. In honor of April Fools Day this weekend, this week’s Money Funny honors Joey Skaggs and New York […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 666 – Happy Chanukah

There’s a party at the IRS today. Yup, they have parties, too. Ted Meyer, currently a territory manager in Los Angeles is retiring after over 3 decades of service. Although I am sure we’re all happy for him, I have to admit that I am sad to see him, and so many other veteran IRS […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 664 – Honoring Veterans Weekend

Dear Family, In honor of Veterans’ Day this weekend, in IRS News  we are reminded that time is running out to get a substantial tax credit for hiring a veteran this year. The special, expanded tax credit will end on December 31st. So start interviewing now. Another special opportunity is open until December 31st. In […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 663 – Happy Neewollah

Dear Family, Next week, folks who are young at heart and have a sense of fun, get to enjoy Halloween. But if you want to celebrate early, you might do something like the folks in Independence, Kansas have been doing – celebrating Neewollah (that’s Halloween backwards). See if there is a Neewollah celebration in your […]

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 661 – Shuttle Moves

Dear Family, Those of us in the Los Angeles area are dealing with a special and unusual phenomenon today. The Space Shuttle is taking its final trip, heading for the museum where it will make its home – the California Science Center near USC. Many people have already camped out, hoping for a glimpse, as […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 659 – Autumnal Moods

Dear Family, Welcome to autumn. This is the best time of the year. Summer’s heat is starting to fade away. Winter’s snow hasn’t yet come (to those of you who live in snowy climes). And the trees are turning glorious shades of gold and auburn.

Ask TaxMama Issue 657 – Sweet Safe New Year

Dear Family,  Whew…OK, I am all caught up, at the moment, on answering all questions in the TaxQuips Forum, from students, from clients and everyone. We have finished all tax returns – except the one person who is THE annual straggler. So perhaps it’s time to focus on family and friends and the New Year […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 656 – Bearing Up

 Dear Family, Well, California just made Kiplinger’s Worst State to Live In lists – Twice. The 10 Least Friendly Tax States, and the 5 States with the Highest Income Tax. Yup…it’s time to think about moving somewhere else. But where? I have this article right at hand, from nearly a year ago. But haven’t had […]