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401(K) Tax Rules: Withdrawals, Deductions & More

If you’re building your retirement saving, 401(k) plans are a great option. These employer-sponsored plans allow you to contribute up to $19,000 in pre-tax money per year. Some employers will also match some of your... More>>

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1 In 4 Fear A Tax Audit

Nobody enjoys a tax audit, but should you fear receiving one in any given year? Generally, the answer is no. According to the 2017 IRS data book, the agency audited nearly 934,000 tax returns during the 2017 fiscal year... More>>

How To Avoid Being A Tax-Scam Victim

To paraphrase the old adage, there are only three absolutes in life: death, taxes, and the rise of scams during tax season. A major tax scam since 2013 involves phone calls by fictional IRS agents that demand immediate... More>>

Tax season begins January 28

Did you have a happy New Year? We certainly hope so. Now it's time to get back to regular routines and take care of January chores, including gathering your tax information


How To Identify Tax Identity Theft

Tax filing season is upon us. Soon you will be filing your paperwork and perhaps receiving a nice check — unless thieves file a return in your name first and falsely claim your refund. Unfortunately, if a thief has your... More>>

9 Popular Tax Credits

While many deductions were cut or modified with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017, most tax credits were retained. Tax credits are more powerful than tax deductions because they directly subtract from your tax bill... More>>

Top 13 Ways To Cut Your Taxes

Are you ready to cut your tax bill as much as possible? Consider these thirteen ways to keep your contributions to Uncle Sam as low as possible. 1. Filing Status – Are you filing under the correct status? It's usually... More>>

New 2019 tax laws

Here is a reminder of changes affecting your tax returns for the 2018 tax year


19 Most Popular Tax Deductions For 2019

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) limited itemized deductions and doubled the standard deduction to entice more taxpayers to skip itemizing – but money-saving deductions still remain for eligible taxpayers. Do you qualify for... More>>

Ways To Avoid The SALT Tax Cap

One of the most controversial provisions of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was the limit it placed on state and local tax (SALT) deductions. The TCJA capped the deduction on combined payments for state and local... More>>

Tax Identity Theft Lower But Still A Problem

Identity thieves have many ways to steal your money – including fraudulent tax returns. They file a return in your name as early as possible to beat your legitimate return, with fake financial data designed to claim a large... More>>

7 December Moves To Save On 2018 Taxes

The holiday season is full of plans and activities that make December incredibly hectic. If you are the average American, tax considerations and financial adjustments are pretty low on your holiday to-do list. However, you... More>>

IRS urges travelers requiring passports to pay their back taxes or enter into payment agreements; people owing $51,000 or more covered

This month, the IRS will begin implementation of new procedures affecting individuals with “seriously delinquent tax debts.”


Free tax software available now through free file; partnership launches its 16th year of free assistance to taxpayers

Taxpayers starting today can begin preparing and e-filing their taxes for free with IRS Free File software


Updated 2018 withholding tables now available; taxpayers could see paycheck changes by February

The new law makes a number of changes for 2018 that affect individual taxpayers


Preparing for your annual tax meeting

With the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Ac, it makes it even more important for you to prepare for your allotted tax preparation time


Nine facts about the adoption credit

Adoptive parents around the country may qualify for a tax credit


Security Summit partners warn tax pros of heightened fraud activity as filing season approaches

Cybercriminals already are at work as the nation’s tax season approaches


Here’s five reasons to use direct deposit for a tax refund

As taxpayers prepare for the January 29 start of filing season, they should consider a direct deposit of any refunds due


Ten tips for choosing a tax preparer

Taxpayers should choose their tax return preparer wisely


Six questions preparers should ask themselves about office security

Tax professionals can protect taxpayer data by simply looking around their own offices


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