Tag Archives: Tax reform

Ask TaxMama Issue 562 – Tax Holidays and More

Dear Family, This has been an interesting week. I got to do some political lobbying and met a passionate woman. Rebecca Madigan gave up a perfectly good job to pursue the cause of small business-owners, affiliate marketers, generally, folks who work from home. Rebecca started the Peformance Marketing Association (PMA) to help set standards for […]

Vet Services Donated

Today TaxMama hears from K in the TaxQuips Forum, with a common kind of question. “I own a veterinary clinic that provides discounted services to certain non-profit rescue groups. I have well documented records showing the amount the services would cost at regular price and the discounts that were given. Is there a way to […]

Hit the Road Jack

Today TaxMama hears from Summit in the TaxQuips Forum, who has some questions. “When doing work nationally what are the tax implications? We are a painting contractor based in, say, New York, travel to Mississippi and paint a building for 50k, then travel to Alabama and paint a building for 50k and so on… what […]

TaxMama’s® Tax Optimization Secrets

[This Special Report is only for TaxMama Family Members and Prime Members. It is a transcript of a special session just for members of Alex Mandossian’s courses.] By Eva Rosenberg, MBA, EA  WHY is tax optimization so important to help you achieve greater success?  You are here at Alex Mandossian’s TeleSeminar Secrets course because you […]

Job and Business

Today TaxMama hears from Jessica in Texas with a sensible question. “I have a full-time job that collects taxes, etc. I am considering starting a small business on the side. If I do, will I need to file separately from the full-time gig taxes on a quarterly basis? I can’t seem to find a good […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 515 – Happy Tax-Free Season

Dear Family, Every summer around this time, states all over America offer special tax-free days. These are weeks or weekends when families can buy their back-to-school supplies, and certain other needed merchandise, without having to pay sales taxes. Clicking on today’s graphic will take you to the national list. Just look for your states. On […]

IRS and GWU Host 21st Annual International Tax Conference

IR-2008-120, Oct. 17, 2008 WASHINGTON — Senior law professors from The George Washington University Law School will join with officials from the Treasury Department, the IRS, a representative from the OECD and representatives of the tax authorities of foreign governments to discuss significant tax compliance and treaty issues at the 21st Annual Institute on Current […]

Generous Family

Today TaxMama hears from Rick in California who says “I’m selling a home in which I’m a 50% owner. This home was given to me by my living grandmother in 2001; which was given to her in 1994 by her living mother. The house will sell for $138,000.00 and I will be getting half of […]

Housing Act gives and takes away tax benefits

On July 26, 2008, the Senate passed the “Housing Assistance Tax Act of 2008” (H.R. 3221). The president is expected to sign the bill. Among its provisions are: A refundable credit of up to $7,500 on the purchase of a principal residence by a “first-time homebuyer.” A first-time homebuyer is a taxpayer who hasn’t owned […]

I Want to do it Myself

Today TaxMama hears Lana in Illinois who says . “I started a new S corporation last year, but let the paperwork get behind. I read your book and I would like to take care of my taxes on my own to save money and not involve a pro. My earnings need to be limited because […]

Last Minute

Today TaxMama wants to talk to you about the dreaded April 15th deadline. Some folks have already filed. And are just sitting back fat and sassy, waiting for those Stimulus Rebates to come next month. You’re not one of them, are you? You’re sitting there feeling pressured and stressed, just knowing you’re still missing so […]