February 12, 2015

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 t...

February 6, 2015

TurboTax from Intuit has turned off e-filing for state tax returns accross the US today due to concerns about rampant fraud.  This is the latest setback for TurboTax this year.  


Users have experience undisclosed price hikes.


Even more disturbing is Intuit, the ma...

February 4, 2015

Whether you’re getting ready to file your taxes, planning on taking them to your CPA, or want to organize your papers from past filings, there are a few documents that you need to have and keep handy.


Here are some of the items that you should keep with your tax return...

February 4, 2015

Personal Documents To Keep For One Year


While it’s important to keep year-end mutual fund and IRA contribution statements forever, you don’t have to save monthly and quarterly statements once the year-end statement has arrived.


Personal Documents To Keep For Three Year...

February 4, 2015

Business Documents To Keep For One Year

Correspondence with Customers and Vendors

Duplicate Deposit Slips

Purchase Orders (other than Purchasing Department copy)

Receiving Sheets


Stenographer’s Notebooks

Stockroom Withdrawal Forms


Business Documents To Keep For T...

February 3, 2015

In 2013 the tax bill reduced your deduction for medical costs, including health insurance for 2014.  We will see very few deductions available for medical costs now unless you have substantial bills. The amount of your medical expenses in most cases must now be more th...

February 3, 2015

In 2010, when Congress passed the Affordable Care Act (commonly called Obamacare), the effects seemed far away to many of us. Now that 2014 is here, there will be several direct effects upon every American, with the requirement that all Americans of all ages obtain qua...

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