Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

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 […]

‘Twas Right After Thanksgiving

 ‘Twas Right After Thanksgiving (in California)  And all through the house, Not a channel was showing any shows worth the price.

Death Taxes Intrigue

Today TaxMama® wants to have a little fun while I am waiting for all my emails to download.  During our Thanksgiving vacation, I had time to do some reading. Let me introduce you to Diane Kelly, a CPA and writer – and her very interesting protagonist, Tara Holloway, a rather feisty IRS Special Agent.

Reflections and Giving Thanks, I Think

THE SENILITY PRAYER God grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones that I do, and the eyesight to tell the difference.

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 […]

Senior Divorce

An elderly man in Miami calls his son in New York and says,” I hate to ruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are divorcing; forty-five years of misery is enough.” “Pop, what are you talking about?” the son screams.

Happy Thanksgiving

Dear Family, At this time, I’d like to wish you all a lovely day of thanks. Please, spend this day looking around at all the good things in your life. Look at the people who bring you joy, if only from time-to-time. Look at the people who employ you, or hire your business. Look at the […]

Frank Sinatra and the Jews

  Francis Albert Sinatra (1915-1998) may have been one of America ‘s most famous Italian Catholics, but he kept the Jewish people and the State of Israel close to his heart, manifesting life-long commitments to fighting anti-Semitism and to activism on  behalf of Israel .

Happy Thanksgiving

  Dear Family, Today, I just want to say THANK YOU. This morning, on the verge of waking up, all bundled up under the covers, with the heater making the room all cozy…I was thinking warm and loving thoughts. Of family and friends. Of TaxMama® family and friends. Of all the different people I interact […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 577 – Pre-Thanksgiving

Dear Family,  What a nice way to start the day. I just heard from Rasmussen College this morning. They just published their list of the 20 best blogs for accounting students. Delightfully, TaxMama and many of my friends are on the list. But there are others I’ve never heard of – and will look forward […]