Tag: IRS

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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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

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Safeguards Planned for 2017 Taxes


There are already a number of safeguards in place with the IRS when it comes to protecting our personally identifying information. However, now that we are entering the last few weeks of the year, many of us are already gather

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Taxpayer Bill of Rights -TABOR

Taxpayer bill of rights

You’ve probably heard of the Taxpayer Bill of Rights before, sometimes referred to as TABOR. But do you know what it is, exactly? To put it into layman’s terms, it’s essentially a contract which limits the growth of government in

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Beware: Newest Tax Scams

beware newest tax scams

 Most of us are familiar with the saying, “buyer beware”. We usually know that a product offered to us at a price that seems too good to be true, or a product of higher quality than what we are paying

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Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2015

IRS releases dirty dozen tax scams for 2015

Tax scams and schemes to steal your money aren’t as uncommon as you might think. In fact, each year, the IRS reveals twelve of the most common scams and schemes used to defraud taxpayers, known as the “Dirty Dozen tax

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Could you really get a credit for retirement savings? Yes you can!

Saver’s Credit helps reduce your tax bill You may qualify for the Saver’s Credit of up to $1,000 ($2,000 if married filing jointly) for contributions you make to an IRA and certain retirement plans; you have until April 15, 2015,

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IRS Relief Expanded for Incorrect Health Ins Marketplace Forms

Taxpayers who enrolled in the Health Insurance Marketplace for 2014 coverage may have received advanced payments of the Premium Tax Credit to help pay for health insurance coverage. Taxpayers who received this advanced payment should have received Form 1095-A from

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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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Scam Phone Calls Continue; IRS Identifies Five Easy Ways to Spot Suspicious Calls

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert today providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. These callers may demand money or may say you

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