Keep Calm & Read On

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Keeping Up With IRS: Tax Updates On Twitter, Facebook And More

With so much happening with the Internal Revenue Service these days, you might be wondering how to keep up with it all. Clearly, keep reading taxgirl.com and Forbes.com – we’ve got you covered! But you can also follow the IRS on social media these days for the agency’s take on current issues. Here’s a quick rundown on how you can stay connected: IRS2Go. You can download the IRS2Go app for your iPhone (via the iTunes store) or Android (via Google Play). The app allows you to check the status of your federal income tax return; get tax updates; request your …

Roll Out the Red Carpet: It’s Awards Season

I am honored and flattered to announce that editors of the ABA Journal have selected my blog, taxgirl, as one of the top 100 best blogs in their annual Blawg 100. The Blawg 100, an annual compilation of the best blogs written by lawyers, is in its sixth year. ABA Journal Editor and Publisher Allen Pusey said, about the decision this year: Each year, our choices become tougher. Blogging has become such a staple of professional communication that keeping up with our own directory of more than 3,500 blogs by lawyers, judges, law professors or even law students is more …

Three Down, One To Go: Final Debate Upcoming

I’ve had great fun live blogging the debates (I’m working on follow-up posts, keep checking back.) So far, there have been three: two Presidential debates and one Vice Presidential debate. You can read the live blog transcripts here: First Presidential Debate Vice Presidential Debate Second Presidential Debate For links to the actual debate transcripts, check out the Commission on Presidential Debates. There’s one more to go. The debate will take place on Monday, October 22, 2012, at 9:00p.m. EST. The topic is foreign policy and the moderator will be Bob Schieffer, host of Face the Nation on CBS. The format …

Second Presidential Debate, 2012 – Live Blog

I’ll be live blogging the Second Presidential Debate beginning at 9:00pm (EST). his debate is a bit different from the first debate because the format is “town hall” – so Q&A from the audience at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. Topics will include foreign and domestic policy. The moderator will be Candy Crowley, CNN Chief Political Correspondent. You can follow along or join the conversation here: If you’ve never followed a live blog event, it’s pretty easy. A few minutes before the event – or at any time during the debate – pop over to this post and follow …

Vice Presidential Debate, 2012 – Live Blog

I’ll be live blogging the Vice Presidential Debate beginning at 9:00pm (EST). You can follow along or join the conversation here: — Want more taxgirl goodness? Sign up to receive posts by email, follow me on twitter (@taxgirl), hang out with me on Facebook, pin something to my Pinterest board or check out my YouTube channel. — You can also buy my book in print at Amazon.com or as an ebook for the Kindle, the Nook from Barnes and Noble or through Hyperink.

Live Blogging The Vice Presidential Debate

Live blogging the First Presidential Debate was so much fun that I’m signing on to live blog the Vice Presidential Debate, too. This one promises to be lots of fun. The details are as follows: Thursday, October 11, 9:00 p.m. Centre College, Danville, KY Moderator: Martha Raddatz Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, ABC News If you’ve never followed a live blog event, it’s pretty easy. A few minutes before the event – or at any time during the debate – pop over to my site. Click on the box at the “Vice Presidential Debate Blogged LIVE” post and follow along. If …

LiveBlogging The Presidential Debate

Ooh, like you didn’t see this coming! I’ll be live blogging the First Presidential Debate on October 3, 2012, from 9:00pm to 10:30pm. This debate is the one from a tax perspective since the line-up of topics is slated to be (though not necessarily in this order): The Economy – I The Economy – II The Economy – III [entity display=”Health” type=”section” active=”true” key=”/health” natural_id=”channel_7section_47″]Health[/entity] Care The Role of Government Governing If you’ve never followed a live blog event, it’s pretty easy. A few minutes before the event – or at any time during the debate – pop over to …