Ask Taxmama Issue 418 – TaxMama Surveys You

Dear Family,

If you’re reading our daily TaxQuips, you know that this week, we started a survey to learn what you’d like to be for you.

Many of you have already answered and provided some excellent ideas – this we really can arrange to provide for you.

But, do you know what I forgot to include in the survey? The features. Do you like the various weekly features –

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IRS News
Job of the Week
Money Funnies
Education Opportunities

Please let me know.

Last Friday, my office manager and her friends went on their annual outing to see the Harry Potter movie – in IMAX. Did you know they’ve been putting it out in IMAX format for 3 years? I had no idea.

Intrigued by Lulu’s report, we went off to see the film in IMAX last Sunday. We had a wonderful time.

You’ve had lots to say in this week’s TaxQuips. In fact, we stumbled on an interesting source of assistance for seniors, disabled and blind people available in many states. .

Money Funnies this week is really good. We are asked to trace the title of a piece of property to the FHA’s satisfaction. You MUST read the attorney letter.

Now, let’s see what’s going on at IRS.

The Taxpayer Advocate’s report is out. We’ve got it for you today!

And Doug Thorburn, a California Enrolled Agent with a good, analytical bent decided to tackle the Marriage Penalty for Seniors. Things have changed bit since I wrote about this several years ago. Are you better off living in sin? Doug knows.

Well, the quickie Harry Potter review took much longer than I’d anticipated. So, I’ve got to run.

Have an untaxing, fun week!

Hugs from your favorite TaxNerd,

Eva Rosenberg, EA

Your TaxMama is watching…out for you.


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Since it’s summer, and you’re probably going to be traveling with your family, consider getting matching T-shirts and/or hats.

(DO NOT PUT ANYONE’S NAME ON THEM – you’re just asking strangers to kidnap your children!)

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Wouldn’t you love to get your logo or family crest, or picture or whatever, EMBROIDERED on hats and T-Shirts?

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