Today TaxMama hears from Tina in the TaxQuips Forum, who’s in doubt. “I work for a non-profit animal shelter. We have someone who rescues animals, has them treated at a vet and tries to get them adopted. If she is unable to adopt them out, she brings them to us for us to take […]
Today TaxMama hears from Mimi in the TaxQuips Forum who tells us. “My husband coaches my son’s Little League and travel basketball team. Occasionally, he buys equipment for the team’s use and hosts an after-season party, complete with pizza, cake and beverage. Some of these expenses are not reimbursed by the league. Are these deductible? How about […]
WASHINGTON –– The Internal Revenue Service is accepting applications for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) grant programs, which will allow some organizations to apply for annual funding for up to three years. Applications will be accepted May 23, 2011, through June 30, 2011. Previous grant recipients will […]
Taxpayers looking for free basic income tax preparation assistance may qualify for IRS sponsored community-based, volunteer tax return preparation programs. Here are the top 10 things the IRS wants you to know about these volunteer programs.
by Barbara Safani If you think doing volunteer work is just “filler to pad the resume” while you are looking for a “real job,” then think again. It can make or break you during a job search. Pro bono work can include anything from nonprofit projects to community service and even religious or alumni events. […]