Entries by Jose Pavon

Identity Protection PINs

  IRS acknowledges an error in letters sent with Identity Protection PINs   The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has just announced that taxpayers will be receiving Identity Protection Personal Identity Number (IP PIN) letters with a mistake. The IP PIN helps the IRS verify a taxpayer’s identity and accept their electronic or paper tax return. […]

Security Awareness for Taxpayers

  As tax season will be underway the tax scams are picking up. Here are a few things you can do in order to protect yourself from these scams according to the IRS.   Note that the IRS will never:   1) Call to demand immediate payment, nor will the agency call about taxes owed […]

Your Appeal Rights

On publication 5; published by the Internal Revenue Service shows the process for taxpayers to follow if the taxpayer disagree with an IRS decision. According to the IRS If you don’t agree with any or all of the IRS findings given you, you may request a meeting or a telephone conference with the supervisor of […]

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 […]