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Fall Tax Planning

If you think tax planning only happens in the spring, think again. Taxes are a year-round concern and there’s no better time than the present to plan for the future. Consider the following: Fall means the end of summer and summer camp for many kids. Did you know there’s a tax credit for that? If […]

Home Energy Tax Credits Save You Money at Tax Time

Certain energy-efficient home improvements can cut your energy bills and save you money at tax time. Here are some key facts that you should know about home energy tax credits: Non-Business Energy Property Credit Part of this credit is worth 10 percent of the cost of certain qualified energy-saving items you added to your main […]

Fighting Scams During Tax Season

  I was recently interviewed by Lakeshore Public Radio on the subject of Fighting Tax Scams. You can listen to the entire interview below.

IRS Alerts Payroll and HR Professionals to Phishing Scheme Involving W-2s

IR-2016-34, March 1, 2016 WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today issued an alert to payroll and human resources professionals to beware of an emerging phishing email scheme that purports to be from company executives and requests personal information on employees. The IRS has learned this scheme – part of the surge in phishing emails […]

Fighting Tax Scam Phone Fraud

The Internal Revenue Service has a warning for many Americans (and it’s not about paying your taxes). Instead, the agency has tips on how to protect yourself from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. These callers may demand money or say you have a refund due and try to trick […]