Watch Out for Shady Tax Preparers

watch out for shady tax preparersOne of the ways you can increase your tax refund and ensure that you aren’t leaving money on the table is to have a professional prepare your taxes. This year will be the seventh that I’ve used an accountant to […]

Did You Double-Check Form 1095-A?

1095cNow that tax season is underway, it’s time to double-check your forms and make sure that your information is as accurate as possible before you file. But what if the wrong information you use to file your taxes is someone else’s fault?

This is what happened to tens of thousands of […]

March 18th, 2015|Tax Tips|0 Comments

What is the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel?

taxpayer advocacy panelWhen it comes to paying taxes, many citizens feel as though they aren’t heard. After all, the IRS seems like a huge agency that is far removed from the experiences of taxpayers. In past years, the IRS has received poor marks for customer service, although some of the […]

March 5th, 2015|Tax Tips|0 Comments

4 Tax Time Mistakes to Avoid with your 2014 Tax Return

Now that tax season is in full swing, many taxpayers are working through their documents, trying tolast minute file tips organize everything for their 2014 tax return. As you get ready to file your own tax return, here are 4 tax time mistakes to avoid:

1. Waiting […]

February 18th, 2015|Tax Tips|0 Comments

Tax Year 2015 to See Higher Penalty for Uninsured Americans

irs obamacare penalty in 2015 increasesOne of the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, also called Obamacare) is that those who don’t obtain health insurance are required to pay a tax penalty.

For tax year 2014, the individual mandate penalty wasn’t too onerous. If […]

February 12th, 2015|Tax Tips|0 Comments