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Don’t Fall Prey To The Scammer-Time Blues

Again, just on the last day of May, and the beginning of summer, the IRS warned taxpayers not to let their guard down when it comes to scams. Scammers know the long, […] Read More


Can't Pay Taxes

What To Do When You Just Can’t Pay Your Taxes

Well, we’ve made it through another tax season. Congratulations to all you taxpayers who filed on time and paid what was required. For those who were entitled to a refund and received […] Read More


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Don’t Let Your Financial Information Get “Smished”

You’ve probably heard of ‘phishing’, the email ploy that scammers have been using for years to get personal information that helps them steal identities and file false tax returns. And, it comes […] Read More


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Not So Secret Anymore Cryptocurrency Accounts Exposed To IRS

The allure of cryptocurrencies began quietly in 2008, allegedly created by someone called ‘Satoshi Nakamoto.’ A small group of mostly technologically sophisticated people were aware of cryptocurrencies. Before long though, a mystique […] Read More


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Beware Of Cryptocurrency IRA Scams Advertising IRS Approval

Tax season always ushers in a new crop of scams. This year a cryptocurrency IRA scam is making headlines. These virtual currencies are the new ‘sexy’ for investors with their values appearing […] Read More


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The 2017 Tax Filing Season Officially Begins

It’s official – the IRS has announced that the tax-filing season will begin on Monday, Jan. 29. With the opening of the filing season just a couple of weeks away it’s about […] Read More


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Finally, An Airbnb Tax Guide

It looks like someone is paying attention. It may not be the IRS, but at least someone is tending to the tax clarifications of those who are hosting overnight guests in their […] Read More


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A New Scam Just In Time For The Holidays

Just in time for the holiday season it looks like the criminal minds have come up with a brand new way to scare people out of their hard-earned money. I have to […] Read More


Hurricane Irma

Rebuilding Tax Records After The Storm(s)

National Guard Photo by David Sterphone/Public Domain For those of us in the mainland U.S. affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, we got punched hard. First Texas, then Florida. Many people in […] Read More


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Be Sure You’re Helping Disaster Victims Not Scammers

Photo by: Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally/Public Domain Criminals take advantage of the compassionate at every opportunity. Tragedy is no exception. Anyone with a heart wants to help those in Texas, […] Read More