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Speculation that many individuals will opt to pay the annual penalty instead of acquiring health insurance has the success of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also called Obamacare, in question. However, recent numbers from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) show an increase in young adults (18 - 34) who have enrolled in the Health Insurance Marketplace plans in the last month.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Thursday, February 20, 2014
It’s rumored that the average lifespan of a New Year’s resolution lasts only two months – HA! Try two glasses of wine for some of us (ah-hem). 
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The day to celebrate all the wonderful people that touch our lives will be upon us soon - Valentine’s Day. It doesn’t have to be a restricted to playing cupid and eating chocolates.

Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Friday, February 07, 2014
While almost 200 million Americans file a tax return every year, there are some that have not needed to. However, that will change with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Monday, January 27, 2014
Commonly-overlooked tax deductions can be costly. Did you know you can deduct the fees you paid to a tax preparer? Did you know breast pumps may qualify for a tax deduction?
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Friday, January 24, 2014
The holiday season is over and now it’s time to shut down our engines, put it in neutral and prepare our game plan for 2014. In other words, put the focus on you in JanYOUary! 
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Wednesday, January 15, 2014

When the IRS delays the filing start date, spending is delayed. Due to the 15-day government shutdown in October, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is delaying the 2014 tax filing season start date until January 31. 

Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Monday, December 23, 2013
And, in hopes to make you happy, here are some tips for staying healthy during tax season.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Friday, December 20, 2013
I suffer from friggatriskaidekaphobia, also known as the fear of Friday the 13th. I’ve always been a superstitious person so the date itself brings to mind visions of rotten luck following me all day.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Friday, December 13, 2013
With Thanksgiving only a couple days away, I am scrambling to complete everything on my to-do list. I have more groceries to get, decorations for the festivities to buy, and to double check that there are enough chairs at the dining table – especially since Uncle Sam may be joining us this year.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Tuesday, November 26, 2013