Tag Archives: War/Conflict

Watch Today: Allianz Stole Premiums from Concentration Camp Victims

On Friday afternoon, February 15, at 5 pm Eastern Time, Huffington Post Live will have a program on the Holocaust insurance issue. Holocaust Survivor Foundation (HSF) leaders Leo Rechter and Ivar Segalowitz will be live in the NYC studio with the moderator, and eminent historian Edwin Black, author of IBM and the Holocaust, will participate, […]

Big Gain on Home – and Military Home Issues

Today TaxMama® hears from Joe in the TaxQuips Forum.  Joe has just returned from 30 years of service in the armed forces. He hasn’t lived in his home for most of that time, so it doesn’t qualify for the personal residence exclusion. Now it’s time to sell. And Joe has a few questions about the […]

Food and Wine Budgets

The Japanese eat very little fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. On the other hand the French eat a lot of fat and also suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans.  

Free Tax Help for Military Personnel and Their Families

Free tax return preparation assistance is available for eligible military members and their spouses. The IRS and U.S. Armed Forces participate in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, which provides free tax advice, tax preparation, return filing and other tax assistance to military members and their families. Here are five things you need to know […]

Physical Presence

Today TaxMama hears from Erik in Columbia who needs help. “I have a question about the physical presence test and the exemption granted by the “waiver of time requirements”. I work most of the year in Colombia, South America. When I am on break I am directed by my employer to leave the country because […]

A Message of Love From a WAC – 60 Minutes Veteran Dedication

From Joyce Ragels , EA in Arizona An old friend is the current President of the Women’s Army Corps Veterans Association (WACVA). She just notified me of a special dedication show this weekend. In honor of veterans and their families, 60 MINUTES will be devoting its entire Memorial Day weekend broadcast to the 1st Battalion […]