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Beware This Year’s Tax-Season Scam

Scammers were very successful last year with a scheme to pry W-2 pay stub data away from employers. The IRS warned that it may be one of several techniques [...]

Tax Season Begins: How to know whether you should file early?

Start your engines! Tax filing season officially begins on Monday, Jan. 29. Not many people file that early, but for some taxpayers it makes sense to do so. Here [...]

Tax Act News: Paycheck Withholdings Changing Now

The IRS released new income tax withholding tables that reflect the changes to the tax bracket structure in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed in late December. [...]

Collectibles and the Tax Collector

It typically takes a great deal of personal interest and expertise in a given field — whether it's rare art, coins or baseball cards — to judge a treasure [...]

Use Your Tax Refund Wisely

Three of every four Americans got a refund check last year and the average amount was $2,777, according to IRS statistics. Because the amount of a refund is often [...]

Reminder: It is Tax Scam Season Too

Imagine you receive a call from an IRS agent who says you owe back taxes and threatens to arrest you if you don't immediately make a payment over the [...]

Overtime Rules Go Into Overtime

The fate of a Labor Department rule extending mandatory overtime pay to workers by doubling the eligible salary cap is uncertain under the new presidential administration. The rule introduced [...]

2017 Taxes; Standard Mileage Rates

The IRS recently announced mileage rates to be used for travel in 2017. The business mileage rate decreases by 0.5 cents while medical and moving mileage rates are lowered [...]

Seven Tax Tips for a Better 2017

New Year's resolutions are notoriously easy to make, but hard to follow. With that in mind, here are a few ideas worth trying this year: Pay yourself first. This [...]

When Converting to a Roth Makes Sense

Virtually anyone with a qualified retirement savings account can convert funds into a Roth IRA. A Roth is different from other retirement accounts in that contributions come from after-tax [...]

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