Category Archives: Refund

Death and Stimulus

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Today TaxMama® wants to tell you about even more news from the IRS. It just keeps on a-comin’!               Dear Family, The IRS is still in the process of sending out stimulus checks to people, electronically and on paper. Many people were surprised and delighted to receive $1,200 checks […]

IRS Updates and News – Some Campuses are Back at Work

Today TaxMama® wants to talk to you about some more news from the IRS. As you know, they are issuing announcements frequently.         Dear Family, The IRS announces that they have updated the stimulus look-up tools. Several people have told me that they can finally find their information. I was also able […]

TaxMama’s Tax Quips Special Refunds for Disabled Vets

Today TaxMama® wants to tell you how disabled vets might be eligible for IRS tax refunds going back as far as 1991. Unbelievable? But true!

Not Filing Prior Years – Wasting Refunds

Today TaxMama® hears from C in the TaxQuips forum. She has an all-too common problem. “I have a tax return that I completed but did not mail off from 2013, I know you have to process your taxes within 3 years, is there any way to mail off this 2013 tax return and get my […]

He Who Hesitates is Lost

Today TaxMama® hears from several people in the TaxQuips Forum with questions about expired refunds. Let me summarize.  “I faced a hardship and didn’t file tax returns for several years. Now, I learn that I cannot get my refunds for all those years. Can you help?” Dear Friends and Family, My answers to Dustin and […]

Unexpected Loss

Today TaxMama® hears from Chan  in the TaxQuips Forum, with this question “If my business had an unexpected loss of $102k at end of year last year but I made my quarterly payments anyway – will I have a large refund or credit if so? Where did my tax dollars go? Why has my accountant […]

2006 Refund

Today TaxMama® hears from Harry in the TaxQuips Forum, who is frustrated.  “IRS is denying a refund for 2006 individual return. The individual Form 1040 return was filed in 2010 and most of the tax was paid through withholding. An amended return was filed in 2012, requesting a refund of all tax paid due to a […]

Homebuyer Credit is Broken – Again

Today TaxMama® hears from MelissaMarie in the TaxQuips Forum, with a new problem. Let me summarize. She sold her home at a loss last year. She had bought it in 2008 using the Homebuyers Credit – which was required to be repaid – unless she sold the home at a loss. This year, the IRS […]