Beware of Tax Help Scammers

Eva Rosenberg of SmartMoney recently wrote about why you should avoid tax relief firms like Roni Deutch, Tax Masters and J.K. Harris and those unnamed scammers (they just have 800 numbers because they don’t want…

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Happy Valentine’s Day Taxpayers! First Round of Refunds to Hit the Mail Mid-February

In spite of the delays in tax season, early bird tax filers, could see their refund checks as early as mid February, just in time for Valentine’s Day, with an average refund of $2,700, according to 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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IRS: “We’re sorry for 8 day delay in opening 2012 Tax Season”

The Internal Revenue Service said that following Congress’ tax law changes last week it won’t begin processing individual income tax returns until Jan. 30, eight days later than usual. Susanna Kim, ABCNEWS.com, reports: The American…

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Unincorporated Businesses are Audited More Frequently by IRS

CPA Joe Kristan tells us, one more time, why you should never use the sole proprietor form of business: A scary headline:  “Freelance? An IRS audit may be in your future.” A Tax Court case…

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