Tag Archives: Tim Winship

Ask TaxMama Issue 628 – Cheery Cherry Month

Dear Family, This is SuperBowl Weekend. The world will come to halt while sports fans eat, watch, and cheer for their favorite teams. This event is one of the highest grossing events for advertising revenue – while the show’s sponsors try to outdo each other with the best SuperBowl ads. They are such works of […]

Cash Back Shopping

Today TaxMama hears from Janet in the Tax Quips Forum with an excellent question. “There are several websites out there that allow you to earn cash back when you shop on their site. Do you have to report these earnings to the IRS, considering it’s not really earned income? you’re just getting a small rebate from […]

Flying Free

Today TaxMama hears from Patrick in TaxMama’s Tax Parlor, who says, “I have a question concerning frequent flyer miles. I have a friend (taxpayer) that is an employee of a consulting firm and had over 40,000 miles of air travel in the current year. His employer reimbursed all of the taxpayer’s transportation expenses, but allowed […]