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Watch the mail Box for these forms!

By: Kerry Freeman EA Tax Planning Views: 5043 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 0

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Watch the mail Box for these forms!   January is not your mail carrier's favorite time of the year. Every U.S. Postal Service delivery bag is overloaded with statements from employers, banks, stockbrokers and other institutions and agencies that were involved in taxpayers' financial lives last year. Each of these groups has, by law, until Jan. When they arrive, check them! Mr. Mr. More

TAX PROFESSIONAL VS. TAX SOFTWARE: IN THIS CORNER…

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TAX SOFTWARE: IN THIS CORNER…   Unless you’re a tax professional yourself, you probably need help preparing your return. More than half of all U.S. taxpayers use a paid preparer to complete their returns; of the rest, many use tax preparation software. Both have advantages, but software can come up short in a few key areas. More

Tax season is here. Who are you going to call?

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Tax season is here. Who are you going to call? By signing your 1040 form, you agree to abide by the tax law that holds you responsible for paying your taxes, regardless of who prepares your return. When it comes to collecting on mistakes, innocent or otherwise, the Internal Revenue Service looks for the taxpayer, not the person who filled out the forms. Mr. Mr. More

Questions To Ask When Shopping for a Tax Professional

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Remember, not all tax preparers are created equal. So, when shopping around, ask yourself a few important questions:   1. While you may never need to be represented in an audit or collection, it is important to find a qualified tax professional to prepare and file your return. Enrolled agents are qualified tax professionals.   2.   More