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tax scam

Beware An Old Tax Scam With Yet A New Twist

Summertime, and the living is easy, or so it would be if the tax fraud criminals weren’t so enterprising. That’s right, the bad guys (and/or gals – I’m aware that criminal behavior […] Read More


Tax Refund

Reasons Why You Haven’t Received Your Tax Refund

So, you filed your 2016 tax return and were happy to see a big fat number in the refund column. You started making all kinds of plans for that money. Here we […] Read More


identity

No Matter How Your Identity is Stolen, It’s Not Easy Getting It Back

Long before the Internet entered our lives, identity theft and tax scamming was a scheme carried out by the criminal minded. Getting the kind of information that allowed someone to steal an […] Read More


avoiding taxes

Are You Avoiding or Evading Your Taxes?

If you haven’t filed and/or paid your federal taxes in a few years, you’re not alone. Many individual taxpayers face hardships such as job loss, illness, divorce and other circumstances that make […] Read More


world travel

World Travel is Out of the Question if You Owe the IRS

If you owe the IRS money, I hope you don’t have any travel plans that require showing your passport. You will want to stay put if you owe the IRS $50,000 or […] Read More


Tax Season

We May Be Headed for a Less Stressful Tax Season

With tax season gearing up, you can almost feel the stress level rise all around. However, if the new President is able to fulfill his promise to American taxpayers with his “Middle […] Read More


Depending on Your IRS Tax Bill, You Could Plug Into Substantial Savings

Photo Credit:Flickr/felixkramer With just a few more weeks left in 2016, you still have time to take advantage of a program that offers substantial tax savings. If you purchase an electric plug-in […] Read More


Tax Rules

Basic Tax Rules That are Unlikely to Change Under Trump

Now that we have a new President who’ll be taking office this January, we can expect some changes to the tax rules coming down the pike. However there are several areas that […] Read More


529 Savings

First Time Freshman Parents and 529 Savings Tax Benefits Tips

You did the smart thing and started a 529 College Savings Plan for your child and now your kid is finally off to college. It’s time to start using that money and […] Read More


Back to School

Going Back to School Can Make The Going Easier at Tax Time

Whether you’re sending your kid to college, kindergarten or anywhere in between, you might be able to claim a few substantial tax deductions. Perhaps you’ve even decided to go back to school […] Read More