Tag Archives: Zazzle

Ask TaxMama Issue 536 – Celebrations and Disasters

Dear Family, Happy 60th Birthday to Stevie G! January 15th already. My how time flies. Today, your 4th estimated tax payment is due for 2009. You may need to make a payment you didn’t realize you owed. If you received the benefit of the Making the Work Pay Credit, please check to make sure you […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 531 – Births and Rebirths

Dear Family, This week is full of birthdays – birth anniversaries, like that of my friends Lulu and Barbara…and an actual birth. Yesterday morning, just before my visit with Brent Clanton on CNN in Houston, my neice sent us an announcement about the birth of her new baby girl. Lisa’s daughter is thin and long […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 529 – Lucky Friday the 13th

Dear Family, Welcome to Friday the 13th. It’s a beautiful day. The sun is bursting with happy light. The birds are busy tweeting away; the squirrels chittering and racing around their jungle jim (my trellis). And I’ve been alternating between working on Ask TaxMama, answering questions at TaxQueries, and playing Dynomite and Mystery P.I. at […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 528 – A Victory for the Aspiring Homeowner

Dear Family, The Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009 (WHBAA) passed nearly unanimously in the House today. HR 3548 is about to be signed by President Barack Obama. I’ve been tracking the progress of this all week, using a new media source to post my notes. All Voices is an interesting concept. When […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 526 – Big Foul Ups

Dear Family, Did you hear the one about the pilots who forgot to land? No? Well it goes like this. Yesterday, Northwest Airlines Flight 188 from San Diego to Minneapolis was lost for an hour , sparking hijack fears. Air traffic control lost contact with the pilots, so the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) contacted the […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 525 – Lots of Hot Air

Dear Family, Hooray! Tax season is over. For those of us making a living doing tax returns, it’s quite a relief. Just as it is for those of you who agonized until the very last minute before finally filing and paying those final balances due. At least it’s over – for a while. Remember, though, […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 524 – Obama at Peace

Dear Family, The news of day. You are hearing (seeing) it everywhere. President Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace prize. Wow! All anyone can talk about is ‘why’? Perhaps he will earn it someday. Perhaps President Obama really will achieve peace, somewhere. So far, he’s just in the beginning stages. Frankly, this must have come […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 516 – How Sewing Machines Changed the World

Dear Family, I want to thank the National Association of Enrolled Agents for honoring TaxMama® (or Eva Rosenberg) their 2009 Excellence in Public Awareness Award – for letter the world know about Enrolled Agents and what we do. Let’s face it, EAs are the best friend of the average taxpayer – especially the small businessowner. […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 515 – Happy Tax-Free Season

Dear Family, Every summer around this time, states all over America offer special tax-free days. These are weeks or weekends when families can buy their back-to-school supplies, and certain other needed merchandise, without having to pay sales taxes. Clicking on today’s graphic will take you to the national list. Just look for your states. On […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 514 – Happy Paperback Anniversary

Dear Family, Since this is the anniversary of the first paperback books, I suppose this is an appropriate time for the shipment that just arrived. We’ve been waiting and waiting to get a certain shipment of paperback books (BIIIG, HEAVY PAPERBACK BOOKS) for our EA Exam students. The publisher finally gotten them from the printer […]