Avoid Name Mismatch Audits
Avoid Name Mismatch Audits If you recently changed your name due to marriage or divorce, do not get caught in the nightmare of a rejected or changed tax return by the IRS. Avoid Name Mismatch Audits Audits: If you were married, divorced, or changed your name for any reason during the past year, do not forget to file to change your name prior to preparing your 2016 tax return. The IRS automatically conducts a name match on the first few letters of your last name. If the name on your tax return does not match the name on file at
When to Ask for Help – OR run the risk of a high tax bill
When to Ask for Help – OR run the risk of a high tax bill All too often taxpayers take action that will cost them dearly when they file their tax return. With a little planning, the IRS will receive their fair share, but not a dollar more, due to ignorance of tax laws. When to Ask for Help “Before taking action talk to your tax adviser.” How many times have you seen this legal disclaimer and have your eyes gloss over? Unfortunately, there are too many times when taxpayers do not follow this advice and then must pay the
STOLEN! Can I Deduct it?
STOLEN! Can I Deduct it? The theft of an item of value is a terrible experience. This experience can be made worse if you cannot deduct the theft on your tax return. Here is what everyone should know.
IMPORTANT: IRS Scam Epidemic
IMPORTANT: IRS Scam Epidemic Too many of us are being contacted by fake IRS agents demanding past due tax payments. Vulnerable taxpayers are at risk of being taken in by these theives. Here is what you need to know.