Posts from 2016

  • Some Refunds Delayed in 2017 A new law requires the IRS to hold refunds until mid-February in 2017 for people claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit. In addition, new identity theft and refund fraud safeguards put in place by the IRS and the states may mean some tax ... Continue Reading
  • Tax Tips for Deducting Gifts to Charity The holiday season often prompts people to give money or property to charity. If you plan to give and want to claim a tax deduction, there are a few tips you should know before you give. For instance, you must itemize your deductions. Here are six more tips that you should ... Continue Reading
  • Tips for Safe Holiday Online Shopping The holiday online shopping season is a prime time for cybercriminals and identity thieves to trick shoppers into giving up financial, identity or password information. The IRS has launched a public awareness campaign called “ Taxes. Security. Together. ” and also launched a ... Continue Reading
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