Sunday, 8 April 2012

Book Feature & Author Interview: Reduce Your IRS Tax Penalties by Cora Parks

Original Title: Reduce Your IRS Tax Penalties
Author: Cora Parks
Genre: Non-fiction

How To Pay the IRS When You're Broke gives you various options to make payments to the IRS and the costs associated with them. Remember, if you do nothing, things will only get worse.



Cora Parks is a lifelong Atlantan whose vision is to bring proactive tax counsel and personal responsibility to the masses in the area of taxation. She has published seven books on taxation topics, including How To Pay The IRS When You Are Broke, Your IRS Refund, and Reduce Your IRS Tax Penalties.  Below is the interview that 'Books Are Magic' had with her.

Is there an inspiration behind why you chose writing?
Not really.  As a kid, I loved to read.  I feel that writing is an extension of that.

When you were little, what did you want to be when you "grew up"?
An astronomer.  I loved the stars and had books about the planets and stars that I loved to study.

Finish the sentence- one book I wish I had written is 
“The Power of Positive Thinking....”

What are your current literary works?
Reduce Your IRS Tax Penalties, Your IRS Refund, and How To Pay The IRS When You Are Broke to name a few.  Any sneak peaks? No

If you could travel in a Time Machine would you go back to the past or into the future?
I would definitely go back to the past, to the 1950s.

If you could be one of the Greek Gods, which would it be and why?
Vesta, the goddess of the hearth and home.  I loved her because I saw her as a traditional values god.

Please tell us in one sentence only, why we should read your book.
To save money, live better, be educated, and avoid unnecessary trouble.

Tell us your most rewarding experience since being published.
The ability to go on radio shows and book tours talking about tax information and resources.

What's one piece of advice you would give aspiring authors?
Find a market for and market your book first.

If you could jump in to a book, and live in that world, which would it be?
There are so many possibilities.  I would choose the Bible, and to live during the time that Jesus walked the earth and performed miracles.

If someone wrote a book about your life, what would the title be?
“ A life not extraordinary.”

What is your favorite scene in the book and why do you love it?
When I finally become a billionaire; what’s not to love?

What TV show/movie/book do you watch/read that you'd be embarrassed to admit?
“Dancing With The Stars”.

What is one book everyone should read?
The Bible.

One food you would never eat?


Favorite place?
Washington DC

Best christmas present?

Favorite book?
Holy Bible

Favorite author?
Edgar Allan Poe

Favorite smell?
Fresh Laundry

Favorite series?
The Mary Tyler Moore Show


Favorite writing spot?

Favorite movie?
Forest Gump

Favorite dish?
Capellini Pomodoro

Favorite color?

Favorite quote?
“I’m just saying…”

Favorite flavor of ice cream?

Your best trait?
My desire to make peace.

Your worst trait?

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