Category Archives: *Tax Quips

TaxMama’s® TaxQuips – An Ode to April 15!

  An Ode to April 15! Why is every year the same When we play this taxing game? “May 17th” turns out to be, something we couldn’t really foresee! With estimates still due on April 15. Folks do think the IRS is mean! Costs us more than just one night Making sure that all is […]

Everything You Want to Know About the EA Exam 2021-2022

We are starting another EA Exam testing year on May 1, 2021. With all the IRS office closures, unopened mail and with IRS phone lines having super long waits, the skills of an Enrolled Agent are more valuable than EVER! This is a great time to improve your tax and representation skills and become an […]

Protected: TaxMama’s Tax Roundtables 2021 (log into Family Member Account for the password)

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TaxMama’s® TaxQuips To Extend or Not – and When?

  It’s TaxQuips time from TaxMama.com® – today TaxMama® wants to talk to you about the upcoming April 15th deadline – sort of…     [Note: You can listen to the audio podcast here]             Dear Family, Well, we are one week away from the traditional filing deadline of April […]

TaxMama’s® TaxQuips Take Pressure Off your Tax Pro

Tax Season Blues

To listen to the podcast – click here. 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 […]

TaxMama’s® TaxQuips Americans Being Rescued

    It’s TaxQuips time from TaxMama.com® – today TaxMama® wants to tell you a little bit about the new law – the American Rescue Plan Act – signed by the President yesterday.                 Dear Family, Well, people have been anticipating this new Tax Act eagerly, waiting to […]

TaxMama’s TaxQuips March Tax News and Tips

  It’s TaxQuips time from TaxMama.com® – today TaxMama® wants to talk to you about the sticker shock (high tax return balances) you just faced – and how to reduce some of that financial pain.       Dear Family, There’s a lot going on right now, and new legislation about to be passed tomorrow. […]

Eight Tax Questions to Ask Before You Get Married

When two people fall in love, they tend to be blind to life’s realities. The last thing they want to do is bring up issues that might generate conflict, and let’s face it, the topic of taxes is definitely turbulent. Ask these tough tax questions before you get married – to avoid an inevitable divorce. […]

TaxMama’s TaxQuips February 2021 Tax News

Income Taxes

Wow, an entire month has just flashed by. We’ve been buried in work at our office – how about yours?                 Dear Family, The 2020 tax return filing brings lots of questions, a certain amount of uncertainty, and for many Americans, a surprise balance due. (You didn’t realize […]

Happy New Year 2021!

Whew! This has been an astonishing year. We still have new challenges to face in 2021. But look at what an inspiring group of women did to rise out of the ashes of a burned out town. The indomitable ladies in Paradise, California have pooled their spirits, resources and funds to help a woman who […]

TaxMama’s TaxQuips Next Year Will be So Taxing!

We have legislation pending today – which might actually go through!                 Dear Family, Until some of the data released this morning, I didn’t think the new budget legislation was going to have any impact on our 2020 tax returns…but there are strong hints that aside from additional […]

TaxMama’s Tax Roundtables 2020 (and 2019 archives)

TaxMama’s Tax Roundtable is a monthly live discussion open to all TaxMama Family Members and above, and all TaxMama’s EA Exam and Solving the Tax Puzzle Students. This is open mic time – ask anything you want and we’ll all do our best to help you. Please mark your calendars! It meets at 8:05 am […]