Trusting Your Tax Preparer

Every year many people become victims of tax related identity theft, a few of those cases are due to the tax preparer themselves altering the tax return for their own benefit. When it comes to preparing your taxes, it is easy enough to find someone to do it. Between January and April 15th you can […]

3 Common Mistakes on Taxes to Avoid!

   1-  Incorrect or missing social security number This is a common mistake constantly noted by the IRS. The Social Security number for the taxpayer, spouse, dependents, and children who qualify for the Earned Income Credit or Child Tax Credit, must be written on the return form exactly as they appear on the Social Security […]

Foreign Banks Agree to Share Tax Info

  In response to a 2010 law known as FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) the U.S has encouraged foreign institutions to supply the IRS with names, account numbers and balances for accounts controlled by U.S. Taxpayers. All this in an effort to target Americans hiding assets overseas. Nearly 70 countries have agreed to share […]