Category Archives: Personal Taxes

IRS Reminds Parents, Students to Explore Education Resources on IRS.gov

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service today reminded parents and students that there are many tax benefits available to them, and the easiest way to learn more about them is through the education resources … Continue reading

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Protect Yourself After the Equifax Data Breach

This article was published by the IRS. The recent Equifax hack has credit users on edge, wondering if they were a victim and if so, what steps they should take. The first step is to find out if you were … Continue reading

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As Hurricane Irma Threatens, IRS Urges Taxpayers to Prepare for Hurricanes, Floods and Other Disasters

For September’s National Preparedness Month, the Internal Revenue Service is offering advice to taxpayers who may be affected by storms, fires, floods or other disasters. After the devastation of Hurricane Harvey and with Hurricane Irma threatening parts of the U.S. … Continue reading

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Divorce or Separation May Affect Taxes

The following article was published by the IRS. Taxpayers who are divorcing or recently divorced need to consider the impact divorce or separation may have on their taxes. Alimony payments paid under a divorce or separation instrument are deductible by … Continue reading

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Don’t Take the Bait, Step 6: Watch Out for the W-2 Email Scam

The following article was published by the IRS. The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry today urged tax professionals and businesses to beware of a recent increase in email scams targeting employee Forms W-2. The W-2 scam – … Continue reading

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Making the Most out of Miscellaneous Deductions

The following article was published by the IRS. Miscellaneous deductions are tax breaks that generally don’t fit into a particular tax category. They can help reduce taxable income and the amount of taxes owed. For example, some employees can deduct … Continue reading

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Reduce Certain Summertime Costs with the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit

The following article was published by the IRS. Many parents send their children to summer day camps while they work or look for work. The IRS urges those who do to save their paperwork for the Child and Dependent Care … Continue reading

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