Uncle Sal preparing your taxes this year? 5 signs to make you reconsider

As Americans start gathering their 2012 tax documents for the annual pilgrimage to their tax preparers office, here are 5 signs your tax preparer may be trouble waiting to happen. As Brian O’Connell, of  MSN  Money in 5 Signs…

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Just won the Florida Lottery? Uncle Sam congratulates you

Congratulations, just don’t reserve that round-the-world cruise quite yet. According to state of Florida lottery laws, winnings of just $600 or more must be collected at a Florida Lottery District Office and not the location where the…

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IRS Offers Taxpayers PIN #’s to Prevent Theft of Refunds

You use them at ATM’s; you use them at your bank; you use them at the grocery store. Now, you will use them to access your tax refund with the IRS. In an effort to…

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Individual Tax Planning and Return Preparation

Every American or legal resident who makes a living has to file a Federal income tax return. There are always things that can be done during the year and particularly at year end that will…

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IRS to Audit More Taxpayers in 2011

The Obama administration has said that it is dedicated to closing the tax gap i.e. the difference between what taxpayers should pay in taxes and what they actually do pay in taxes. The IRS estimates this number…

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