Tag Archives: Tax returns

Free Tax Help Available Nationwide

Courtesy of the IRS [TaxMama note: Read this in conjunction with today’s MarketWatch article – How to file your taxes for free WASHINGTON — Over 12,000 free tax preparation sites will be open nationwide this year as the Internal Revenue Service continues to expand its partnerships with nonprofit and community organizations providing vital tax preparation […]

NAEA Testifies about New Preparer Oversight Program

A Tiered Approach to Credentialing Is Recommended WASHINGTON, DC (July 28, 2011)—The National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) today presented testimony at a hearing before the House Ways and Means Committee Subcommittee on Oversight. The focus of the hearing was to review the new requirements for paid tax return preparers developed by IRS as part […]

New IRS Rules for Tax Pros

Today TaxMama hears from Bill in the TaxQuips Forum, who is angry  “I don’t want to pay a fee nor spend my time and money on exams and continuing education that I do not choose. I spent my money going through H&R Block tax courses and subscribe to magazines and websites to keep up-to-date with […]

Domestic Partner Benefits

Today TaxMama hears from PS from California in the TaxQuips Forum, with this question. “Prior to getting married, my girlfriend had me on her medical benefits through her employer because it was significantly less than through my work.  The benefits I received are considered “income” by Federal govt and are actually added to her taxable wages.  […]

Do It Yourself Input Error

Today TaxMama hears from Allen in Wayne WV, who says, “I had three W-2’s with the same address and phone number, but different company names on them. So I used Turbo Tax at the last minute. I added everything together on the wages line etc. I put all the W-2’s in with the forms to […]