Tag Archives: Zazzle – Cafe Press

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 […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 640 – Happy Cinco de Mayo Weekend

Dear Family, I’ve spent the morning emailing back and forth with niece on the other side of the continent. There are secret goings on within the family to create a very special party and a present for the woman who needs nothing – my mom. Soon to be 90 years-old, she will be getting a […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 639 – TGIO

Dear Family, Well, Tax Season is all wrapped up – and many of you have hit the road. I can tell, since so many of your autoresponders are saying you’re gone for the next week or two. I don’t blame you. This year, for some reason, was particularly grueling. Some Tax Pros tell me they […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 637 – Happy Passover and Easter

Dear Friends, Happy Passover Eve and Good Friday. The holy weekend is upon us. Many of you aren’t working – or have already left town. (Which explains the heavy traffic we heard about yesterday.) I wish you all a loving, noisy, friendly family weekend.  And please, if you know of friends or co-workers who are […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 635 – Swallowing Tax Pride

Dear Family, This year, the Swallows Day Parade will be held in San Juan Capistrano on Saturday morning. Each year, they welcome back the swallows who return on March 19th. Folks in Southern California can join in the fun via Amtrak’s Surfliner (SNC station) and walk over to the festivities. (The southbound train will get […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 633 – Daylight Savings Time

Dear Family, Twice this week, Rick told me this weekend is Daylight Savings Time. I brushed him off. It makes no sense. This EARLY in March?!!  Darned if he isn’t right!

Ask TaxMama Issue 632 – Womens History Month

Dear Family, This week was very busy working on the Staples Tax Tweet and $5K Tax Giveaway. It turned out to be a lot of fun – and very informative.

Ask TaxMama Issue 631 – Happy Black History Month

Dear Family, I left the house this week. You don’t think that’s news? Let me tell you, I am so well cocooned here in this office, that I can reach out and do anything from here – even teach a class with a 100 people. And do a fabulous Twitter chat with Melinda Emerson the […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 627 – Bubbling Over

 Dear Family,  Earlier today, IRS announced that electronic refunds are on target. People can expect to find them in your bank accounts within about 10 days. But, some refunds will be delayed. IRS is beefing up the fraud detection system. Returns with Earned Income Credits, American Opportunity Credits and other refundable credits will take a […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 624 – Happy Holiday Season

Dear Family, Although this time of year is meant to be sort of slow, and laid back, so we can just enjoy the buzz from the whole year and the holidays…it’s been quite the opposite. These last couple of months have been a whirlwind – kind of a blur, actually. And there are still a […]