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Eva Rosenberg is the Internet’s TaxMama®. She answers tax questions and provides a free daily TaxQuips podcast, a weekly Ask TaxMama® ezine, and a wealth of resources to help folks like you deal with your personal and business tax issues at TaxMama.com. In addition to this Equifax blog, Eva is a syndicated national columnist, writing for Dow Jones’ MarketWatch.com tax resource. She teaches tax law and representation to tax professionals at TaxMama’s IRS Exam Review Courses, www.IRSExams.com . A popular speaker at tax workshops for Internet businesses, organizations, and tax professionals, Eva shows you the fun side of taxes and the IRS, while saving you buckets of money. If TaxMama® doesn’t know the loopholes, who does? TaxMama® is a favorite guest of radio show hosts around the country, because she’s usually got an interesting and helpful twist on tax laws and strategies¬and what a voice! Eva holds a BA in accounting, an MBA in international business and is an Enrolled Agent, meaning she is authorized to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service. Eva has well over 20 years’ experience solving taxpayers’ problems, doing tax returns, helping businesses, and teaching both tax pros and the public about taxes.
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