Tax Mommys Blog

Navigating the federal tax code can be a bewildering experience for the taxpayer. Pages of complex verbiage and multiple scenarios jumble together to create confusion and frustration as well as missed opportunities for tax breaks.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Monday, July 02, 2012
If you missed the filing deadline, don't panic.  There's still time to get your return filed and avoid costly penalties.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Monday, April 23, 2012
Tips for making tax deductible charitable contributions in 2011.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Recent health care reform legislation has both extended and revised the adoption tax credit.  If you or someone you know has adopted a child this year, you may want to take note of these recent c...
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Whether your child is leaving for college next week, next year or 15 years from now, it’s always a good time to consider your college savings strategy and tax advantages.  One path to take ...
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Tuesday, September 13, 2011
In 2010, the IRS launched an initiative to increase oversight of the tax preparation industry and introduced regulations for those who are paid to prepare tax returns.  Since then, 708,000 prepar...
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Tuesday, August 30, 2011
As parents, we always hope that our kids will grow up to be successful and happy.  I know that I also worry that they'll understand how to manage their finances and make smart financial decisions...
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Wednesday, August 03, 2011
With the first day of school now less than one month away, it’s time to start thinking about what we’ll do once the house quiets down and the nightly homework ritual begins.  If you&r...
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Tuesday, August 02, 2011
If you're a recent college grad and have already secured your first job, you'll need to become familiar with what Uncle Sam will expect of you at tax time.  For starters, you will most likely be ...
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Thursday, July 14, 2011
 "School's out for summer!" I bet you couldn't read that sentence without singing the song! School is out and many students will be starting summer jobs. The Internal Revenue Service reminds st...
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: David Rocci on Wednesday, July 13, 2011