How to Get an IP PIN and Protect Yourself from Tax Scams

Tax scams claim more and more victims each year, forcing taxpayers to deal with the headaches of rectifying fraudulent tax returns filed in their names. Every year, the IRS pushes to educate and protect taxpayers from these scams, typically focusing on helping taxpayers to recognize the signs of a scam...

5 Tax-Related Tasks for New Business Owners

Setting up a new business requires a lot of work—and that’s before you even open your doors. From registering your business to getting all the right paperwork in order, there’s a lot to do. Not least among these are tasks related to your new business’s taxes. Business taxes are significantly...

What You Should Know about the IRS’s New Withholding Estimator

In past blogs, we’ve talked about using the IRS’s online tools to double check the withholdings on your paycheck. This is an important part of tax preparation, and can help your tax season to go a lot more smoothly—especially considering the recent changes brought on by the Tax Cuts and...

How to Receive Tax Relief from the IRS after a Natural Disaster

In the wake of a natural disaster, most individuals are focused on filing insurance claims, recovering or preserving any property that survived the event, and otherwise coping with the long-lasting impacts of the disaster. One thing that many people don’t think about is how they’re going to file their taxes....

How the TCJA Will Impact Your Alimony and Other Support Payments

While the majority of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act went into effect at the beginning of 2018, certain laws pertaining to alimony and other forms of support payments after divorce were not implemented until January 1, 2019. If you were or will be divorced after that date, or if...