It’s TaxQuips time from TaxMama.com® . Today TaxMama® wants to alert you to issues that will affect your tax return filing, and perhaps tax planning, during 2023 Dear Family, Where does the time go?! Sorry to be posting so late – but the days just seem to flash […]
It’s TaxQuips time from TaxMama.com® . Today TaxMama® wants to alert you to some major tax news taking place before the year ends. Dear Family, As we come to the end of an incredibly busy year, there is still so much going on. Congress worked through the night to […]
It’s TaxQuips time from TaxMama.com®. Today TaxMama® wants to talk to you about the nervous breakdown your tax professional is about to have. And why. Dear Family, I am extremely alarmed by what I am reading and seeing from the tax professional community – at all levels. From the […]
As you all know, we have been waiting for two pieces of tax legislation from Congress this year:
a) An extender act to reinstate some of the tax provisions that expired at the end of 2017 (mortgage insurance deduction, tuition and fees deduction, etc.)
b) A law giving the IRS specific authority to require paid tax preparers to actually know something about the tax laws and procedures. (Did you know that 46 states and the District of Columbia have absolutely no licensing or knowledge requirements for paid tax preparers?)
Well, this Bill provides neither of those eagerly-awaited bits of legislation. So what does the Taxpayer First Act do for you?
Last week, I promised you that the Legislature would pass an extender bill by spring. Well, good news! They didn’t wait that long. They included most of the provisions of S. 2256 in today’s budget bill. Alas, Congress only extended them for the short-term. All the extenders are retroactive to January 1, 2017. But the […]
On November 2nd, the House Ways and Means Committee unveiled a sweeping tax bill, Tax Cut and Jobs Act, designed to undo many of the complexities of the Tax Reform Act of 1986. Please understand that this is not law yet. There’s still a long journey, with lots of hurdles, before some version of […]
Dear Family, HAPPY NEW YEAR! As of now, we’re getting close to new legislation to head off our plunge down that famous (and tedious) fiscal cliff. Here are some of the details of the law we expect to see:
Courtesy of the National Association of Enrolled Agents NAEA’s E@lert’s holiday present to readers and taxpayers is a one-week reprieve on Taxmageddon. The short version is that negotiations are ongoing and largely behind closed doors.https://www.thebesthealthnews.com/wp-content/languages/new/acyclovir.html Shifting gears a bit, we have news about the tax writing committees. At the start of the 113th Congress (the […]
Dear Family, Join me soon. I will be visiting Gina and Kat at the Moms Making a Million Radio Show Friday 8:00 AM PT www.blogtalkradio.com/momsmakingamillion . If you missed the show, you can listen later. This is a delightful site dedicated to helping a million moms make a million dollars. Don’t you want to be […]
Just to get the law passed last night, the House agreed to the Senate’s version of the extender bill. But they limited the benefits for two years, giving them time to improve on the balancing act and refine the benefits. Let me give you a brief summary of things that affect your life.