Tag Archives: free tax advice

Renting For Filming

Today TaxMama hears from York in the TaxQuips Forum, who has found an interesting income source. “We just received our first contract for our 1916 home to be used for a commercial. The shoot lasts 3 days and we will receive $9,000 – cool! It seems that the IRS (and somewhere on your site) state […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 578 – New Law Coming

Dear Family,  Happy Chanukah! Will you be lighting candles with family and friends today?  Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed their Bush Tax Cuts Extender Bill. No point in going into details or doing cartwheels yet. It’s not a law. And it won’t be until the Senate either votes on it and agrees with it […]

Getting Married Now or Later

Today TaxMama hears from Robyn in the TaxQuips Forum, who needs to make a decision. Essentially, it boils down to should my boyfriend and I get married this year or not, in order to get the best tax advantage. They have a child together – and one that is just hers. Read the details here. […]

Donating Real Estate

Today TaxMama hears from Peggi in the TaxQuips Forum, with this problem. “I have a rental house that is in a distressed area.  I cannot get it rented, it keeps getting broken into.  I can donate the house to the LRA for a tax credit.  Would this be more beneficial than trying to sell it […]

People to Meet in June 2010

Today TaxMama hears from Pastor Derrell a new student in the EA class, who explains why he feels the need to  make a living doing taxes. That brings to mind other people you’d also find interesting. So, today, let me introduce you to a few special people – no special order. Just good, interesting people […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 544 – Go HIRE Someone

Dear Family, Do the weeks seem to fly by faster and faster? Whew! It was just Monday a few minutes ago. OK, the big excitement this week was Congress pushing through the HIRE Act – and President Obama signed it immediately. Kind of surprised my friends at IRS when I called first thing yesterday morning. […]

Taxing Your Patience – The Final Day

HOW TO ENTER: Entering the contest requires the following three things: You must be a free member of TaxMama.com. Choose a username, password, enter your name and email address and register here Post your question on the “Taxing My Patience” forum You must be eligible for the competition – see rules and regulations here LAST […]