Today TaxMama® will be speaking with Bob McCormick on KFWB’s Money 101 program at 9:00 am Pacific time. Bob’s theme this week is “Fight for your right to money.” You can listen live in Southern California at 980-AM or via the Internet if you visit the CBS radio website. Your questions are welcome – just […]
Today TaxMama® doesn’t have any interesting questions in the TaxQuips Forum. So let’s close this week with something interesting. I’m going to tell you how to collect rental income without paying any taxes at all.
Dear Family, This year, the Swallows Day Parade will be held in San Juan Capistrano on Saturday morning. Each year, they welcome back the swallows who return on March 19th. Folks in Southern California can join in the fun via Amtrak’s Surfliner (SNC station) and walk over to the festivities. (The southbound train will get […]
Dear Family, It’s a beautiful, sunny day here in Southern California. Lots to do. And oh yes, don’t forget. Valentine’s Day is next week. If you’re going to get something…order it now (like these lovely hearts…). Hopefully, you’re making progress getting your tax returns ready for filing. Please remember, don’t file too early. There are […]
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 […]
While out running errands, an elderly lady was stopped by a highway patrolman. He asked for her drivers license and insurance. The lady took out the required papers and handed them to the patrolman.
Dear Family, What a distracting morning! While I am perfectly capable of ignoring ringing telephones, I haven’t quite mastered the art of ignoring emails. They seem to pile up if you don’t answer them, or read them, have you noticed? Then we had a little earthquake. Not much. Certainly not for Southern California. (Actually, OK…truth? […]
Today TaxMama hears from Tana from Ventura from the Independent Writers of Southern California (IWOSC) meeting. Tana says. “I had hoped to see what sort of things you actually found important to write in your calendar. I assume this is information a competent and knowledgeable tax professional can convey.”
Dear Family, This week is Passover and Easter Week. We’ve been dark for a couple of days due to the holy days. So you didn’t get TaxQuips podcasts on Tuesday and Wednesday. Don’t worry, it’s not your mail server. Southern California has been getting storm warnings from our meteorologists all week. Yet, mornings still dawn […]
From: Everywhere – we had about 10 questions about tax bankruptcies, this week alone. Who knows, perhaps this article re-surfaced Dear TaxMama, Is it true that you really can get rid of your taxes through bankruptcy? What is a tax bankruptcy and how can I get one? Signed… everyone. Dear Family, About three years ago, […]