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Tax Reform 2018

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The President has signed the biggest tax reform law in over 30 years. When you file your 2018 tax returns – about a year from now – your tax return will look very different from anything you’ve seen in the past. And because most changes don’t happen until then, we have some time to plan. Have a look at a few of the biggest changes that may affect you:

  • Tax rate changes:  Both individual ...
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IRS and Security Summit Partners Warn of Fake Tax Bill Emails

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Issue Number: IR-2016-123/IRS Newswire/September 22, 2016


WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners today issued an alert to taxpayers and tax professionals to be on guard against fake emails purporting to contain an IRS tax bill related to the Affordable Care Act.


The IRS has received numerous reports around the country of scammers sending a ...

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YOUR MONEY – U.S.tax filers can still get professional help

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By Beth Pinsker / Published March 29, 2016 / reuters.com

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NEW YORK, March 29 (Reuters) – The phone started ringing early on Monday morning at tax preparer Alan Pinck’s office in San Jose, California, with panicked callers begging for appointments.

“Two weeks ago, I’d have just gone ahead and scheduled it, but now it’s not something I will put on the ...

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The Financial Pros and Cons of Getting Married Later in Life

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By Kiplinger / Published March 31, 2015 / Nasdaq.com

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Love may be sweeter the second (or third) time around, but for a growing number of baby boomers, love and marriage don’t go hand in hand.

The number of adults older than 50 who were living together outside of marriage more than doubled between 2000 and 2010, from 1.2 million to 2.75 ...

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Representing Cash-Intensive Businesses

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By Alan Pinck, EA & Ann E. Kummer, EA, CPA/ Published Nov/Dec 2014 / EA Journal

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If your practice includes audit representation, you may encounter a situation in which you are representing a client with a cash-intensive business. If you prepare returns for business clients, you should know this process as well. ...

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What to Do If You Forgot to Pay Taxes

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By Karen E. Klein / Published May 05, 2014 / BloombergBusinessweek

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The IRS got more than 131 million tax returns last month. Was yours one of them? If you forgot, or didn’t file for some other reason, it’s a mistake to do nothing and hope the tax authorities look the other way. The IRS has gone after more than ...

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Alan Pinck on TaxNews

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4 Common Tax Filing Mistakes to Avoid

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FoxBusinessLogoby Emily Driscoll / Published March 27, 2013 / FOXBusiness

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As the April 15 tax deadline quickly approaches, filers are getting down to the wire to complete and submit their returns.

The tax code and filing process can be complicated, and a minor mistake, overlooked filing requirement or missing income can lead to having an IRS agent at the front door for an audit. ...

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