Tax Mommys Blog

I’ve tripped over my last stuffed animal. This year I’m not getting my kids the traditional Valentine’s Day “surprise” – a stuffed toy and a chocolate something. They seriously don’t need it. However, they do need a little dose of unselfish giving – and, honestly, don’t we all.  

Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Monday, February 11, 2013
With 9,000 pages, over 4 million words, and an average of one change per day, the tax code is one complex document to decipher. It’s no wonder over 84 million taxpayers will opt to use a paid tax preparer this tax season.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Friday, January 18, 2013
The grandfather of taxes has said it: “I’m starting my 44th tax season looking at the worst delays in filing I have ever seen.”
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Friday, January 18, 2013
Just because the IRS has stated they won’t be ready for tax returns until January 30, doesn’t mean you have to sit around and twiddle your thumbs.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Tuesday, January 15, 2013

We’re turning the calendar to a new year! And for most people that means turning over a new leaf too. Are you with the majority of Americans who will include healthy habits alongside better organization as a few of your New Year resolutions? 

 

Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Wednesday, January 02, 2013
For many, it’s not too late to spend that Flexible Spending Account. Some employers have an extension of two and a half months in their deadline, allowing many of us the chance to spend the remainder before we lose it. Great! Now – what can I buy that doesn’t require a prescription?
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Monday, December 31, 2012

During the holiday season, with all the online shopping, credit card swiping and phone orders, we tend to forget about identity theft. Or perhaps during the jolliness of the season, we don’t want to think about it. And you may

Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Wednesday, December 26, 2012
It’s the season for giving… and the IRS is doing their part to encourage your charitable contributions. If you itemize your deductions, your donations may be deductible when you get started on your 2012 tax return.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Friday, December 21, 2012
It’s that time of year! Zombies crawl out of coffins. Ghosts and bats swoop overhead. Cult classic horror movies on every channel. Houses covered with cobwebs and mailboxes stuffed with sale papers.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Beginning in calendar year 2012, all Registered Tax Return Preparers (Individuals who have a PTIN) and RTRP candidates must obtain 15 hours of continuing education annually. The programs should include two hours of ethics, three hours of federal tax law updates, and ten hours of other federal tax law.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Tuesday, August 14, 2012