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Gambling With Your Taxes

Gambling, Wins and Losses What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.  Unfortunately, the IRS tends to disagree with that sentiment, especially when it comes to your taxes.  Whether you are a consistent gambler or your winnings (or losses) are the

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Taxes and Traveling for Charity

Over the summer months, some people might travel to participate in charity work.  Not only is that a wonderful, selfless contribution to society, but it could also be tax deductible!  For the purposes of this blog we will not be

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Teens And Taxes- What You Need to Know

Summer Jobs and Taxes A summer job is a rite of passage for most teenagers.  It gives a taste of responsibility, builds character, and most importantly- extra spending money.  The lure of making extra money in the summer is quite

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Filing Season for 2016 Coming Soon!

filing information for the coming tax season

It is so hard to believe that the 2016 tax season is already coming. It feels like we just finished 2015’s tax season. Alas, the filing season for 2016 begins in just a few short weeks! The IRS will begin

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Should I Prepare My Own Taxes or Hire a Professional?

Should I Hire a Professional or File My Own Taxes

Preparing your own taxes might be alluring, but hiring a professional for your tax preparation is one of the best investments you can make. Technically an IRS tax form is supposed to be able to be completed by somebody with a

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Time is running out! IRS Has Refunds of $1 Billion for People Who Have Not Filed a 2011 Federal Income Tax Return

WASHINGTON — Federal income tax refunds totaling $1 billion may be waiting for an estimated one million taxpayers who did not file a federal income tax return for 2011, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. To collect the money, these

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Scam Artists Lure Victims Promising Outlandish Refunds!

Inflated Refund Claims Remain on the IRS “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams for the 2015 Filing Season WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers to be on the lookout for unscrupulous tax return preparers pushing inflated tax

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Now Taking Appointments for 2014 Taxes!!

We are gearing up for the 2014 income tax year starting Jan 2015. Our online appointment scheduler is now up and running! Make your appointment now! APPOINTMENT INFORMATION You can make your appointment up to 6 months in advance! We

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Keeping good records could = more refunds for you!!

Martha Gagliano started their tax preparation business in 1987 and recently retired. I asked her to write a blog for you. Do you like to get a refund?? The best way is to keep good records. Businesses: save and catalog all

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Is going paperless a good idea?

We  live in a digital age and less paper is a good idea and saves trees, right?? This is true, however I recommend to our clients that deduct expenses not go paperless. You need those papers to substantiate your deductions. And the IRS

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