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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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Plan Ahead for Tax Time When Renting Out Residential or Vacation Property

The following article was published by the IRS. Summertime is a time of year when people rent out their property. In addition to the standard clean up and maintenance, owners need to be aware of the tax implications of residential … Continue reading

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Tips to Know for Deducting Losses from a Disaster

The following article was published by the IRS. The IRS wants taxpayers to know it stands ready to help in the event of a disaster. If a taxpayer suffers damage to their home or personal property, they may be able … Continue reading

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IRS Warns of New Phone Scam Involving Bogus Certified Letters; Reminds People to Remain Vigilant Against Scams, Schemes this Summer

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service today warned people to beware of a new scam linked to the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS), where fraudsters call to demand an immediate tax payment through … Continue reading

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IRS Continues to Expand Taxpayer Services; Adds New Features to Taxpayers Online Account

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service announced today the addition of several new features to the online account tool first introduced late last year as part of the IRS’s commitment to improve and expand … Continue reading

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