Tag: tax

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Owe Back Taxes? PCAs, Tax Scams, And You

  An unexpected call from the IRS trying to collect back taxes is never fun, and recently, it became more likely.  In December 2015, the IRS started to use four private collection agencies (CBE, ConServe, Performant, and Pioneer) to collect

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

Charity and Donations: Why Good Records are Key to Claiming Gifts

Charity and donations are a good tax write off. When making gifts to charity, keeping good records is key to qualifying for the full charitable contribution deduction allowed by law. Donors must get a receipt from the charity for all donations

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

NOW TAKING APPOINTMENTS for tax year 2015!

Now Taking Appointments! Our online appointment scheduler is now up and running! Make your appointment now! Click Here APPOINTMENT INFORMATION You can make your appointment up to 6 months in advance! We recommend you make your appointment now especially if

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Tax benefits for Members of the Military

IRS Marks National Military Appreciation Month; Free Tax Guide Focuses on Tax Benefits for Members of the Military WASHINGTON — May is National Military Appreciation Month, and the Internal Revenue Service wants members of the military and their families to

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

File an Extension

Two weeks left to file your taxes! 🙂 You’re not ready?  No problem!  You can file an extension.  Many people think that filing an extension is a bad thing, but we think it is a GREAT thing!  My husband and

Tagged with: , , ,

Social Security Benefits and Your Taxes

If you receive Social Security benefits, you may have to pay federal income tax on part of your benefits.  These IRS tips will help you determine whether or not you need to pay taxes on your benefits. Form SSA-1099. If

Tagged with: , , , ,

Biggest Tax Code Change in 20 years!

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is one of the biggest changes to the tax code in 20 years. And we’re only beginning to digest many confusing health-care-related tax rules that will directly hit 25 million to 30 million taxpayers. Question: Did

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,