Tag Archives: Lying

Making up Info

Today TaxMama® hears from Tasha with a disturbing problem. “My girlfriend is thinking of filing for an education tax credit even though she is not enrolled in school at the moment. She says the person doing her taxes can issue a 1098T form if and when the IRS was to ask for proof, which will […]

How to Tell the Truth – Creatively

A distinguished young woman on a flight from Ireland asked the priest sitting beside her, “Father, may I ask a favor? “Of course, child. What may I do for you? “Well, I bought an expensive electronic hair dryer for my mother’s birthday that is unopened, and well over the Customs limits. I’m afraid they’ll confiscate […]

Thinking of lying on your resume?

“Don’t do it! It will only hurt you in the end and the punishment will either come in the form of a lost interview opportunity or worse—a lost job and a damaged reputation. Everyone has accomplishments that are powerful enough to convey their value-add to an employer. You just need to put in the time […]