13 Understatements, Half-Truths & Misunderstandings About Motherhood

The interview was going fairly well. I was feeling confident, even in my borrowed suit, having fielded a number of questions about law school and my internship in the estates department at the Internal Revenue Service. I even passed an impromptu pop quiz about the Tax Code with flying colors, all while keeping my nerves … Read more

Sunday Mailbag: The Hot As Hades Edition

According to the Weather Channel, it feels like 92 degrees right now. I firmly believe that it should never feel like 92 degrees in the evening in Philadelphia. On the plus side, after a grueling day gardening in the heat (hey, it had to be done), I now have the opportunity to sit down, check … Read more

Ask the taxgirl: Bar fees and other legal career-related expenses

Taxpayer asks: As a newly minted lawyer that is now doing contract work, I was wondering if Bar exam prep classes are tax deductible? Or any licensing fees, occupation state taxes, or expenses related to GETTING a law license are tax deductible. There is a thread on JDU on this but no one seems to … Read more