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2010 Sales Tax

Today TaxMama hears from Brian in the TaxQuips Forum with a good question.  “I bought a new 2010 personal car in 2010. Is the car sales tax deductible on 2010 taxes?”

TaxMama’s® 10 Tips for Business Success

Running a business or a department is complex, with innumerable people and government agencies pulling on you from all directions. With the endless demand for reports, it’s amazing that anyone is actually able to get work done, produce a product or finish a project. Yet, we do, don’t we? And we do it well. In […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 582 – A New Year

The year has just started – and the first business week has flown by!  We’ve been busy trying to revive all the Homebuyer’s Credit IRS has rejected for our owners of new manufactured housing. The Taxpayers Advocate Service has been an enormous help with this project. They too, are bewildered about some of the odd […]

Out of State Income

Today TaxMama hears from Bruce in the TaxQuips Forum with this hopeful question. “I have a sole proprietorship based in CA.  During 2010 one of my customers was located in Texas and I traveled to Texas to provide services.  Should I report the income I earned from the customer in Texas with California or Texas […]

Accrual Basis

Today TaxMama hears from Nunya in the TaxQuips Forum who was advised by an EA “that typically she prefers accrual, but I can’t really recall for sure or why.  She was giving a small [business] seminar.”

Capital Gains Rates

Today TaxMama hears from TW in the TaxQuips Forum who wants an update. “Does any one know how much is the tax on stocks gains and dividends earned from stock.”

Ask TaxMama 581 – Happy Holidays

Happy holidays to one all. Celebrate your beautiful traditions, enjoy your family and friends. Appreciate the miracles, like this week’s eclipse. And give yourself a few days of total bliss. Hugs from everyone at TaxMama.com®

Ask TaxMama 580 – The Votes are In

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 […]

We Have Bush-Era Extenders

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.

Section 179 Commercial Vehicles

Today TaxMama hears from Jared in the TaxQuips Forum,who is confused. “What are the guidelines for writing off a new commercial van?  I need a big deduction. Can I write off the whole thing? I have been to many sites – and even the IRS site is different. I thought it was $25,000 last month […]

Value of Timeshare

Today TaxMama hears from Haley in the TaxQuips Forum, who is working on an Offer in Compromise. “Is there a method for obtaining a fair market value (FMV) for a Time Share property? I would hate to report the full purchase as the FMV on the 433-A, but don’t know any other way to value the […]