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Are You Overpaying Taxes If You Use Tax Preparation Software?

For many business owners the answer to this quandary is tax preparation software. Fill out a fairly simple interview, click “print” and out comes a completed return that will pass muster with the IRS. The answer to all your problemsor is it? Can One Software Program Cover All Businesses? Take …

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Tax Returns – 7 Steps To Reduce Your Stress

The end of year tax return must be the most stressful part of running your own business. It is even worse if you have earnings abroad and have to fill in tax returns from those countries as well. How can you make life easier? 1. Start an accounts system. This …

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Tax Preparation and Electronic Tax Preparation Options

Just in time for tax season you will find yourself presented with this years editions of popular tax preparation programs that promise to make tax filing a breeze for the average person. Which one is right for you and what are some of the most popular electronic tax filing solutions? …

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Tax Season – Time for Scams

As tax season draws irresistibly closer, the scam artists are polishing their latest techniques. This article should help you keep an eye out for these nasty individuals. Tax Season Time for Scams In a particularly cheeky move, scam artists have started posing in on form or another as the IRS …

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Tax Quotes and Jokes for Tax Season

Like death, paying taxes is inevitable. In the case of most Americans, tax season is just around the corner. If only paying taxes was so easy. As you begin pulling out those receipts, the eraser and reading plain English tax instructions that Einstein couldn’t figure out, you’re going to need …

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Our Own Homes Are The Mother Of All Tax Shelters

When it comes to tax shelters, there’s no better or safer place than our own homes. There are a vast number of companies out there spending a lot of money on advertising trying to convince us that we should be sending our hard earned dollars to some island in the …

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Tax Records – What You Should Keep And For How Long

Many taxpayers are confused about how long they should keep tax records. The term “tax records” refers to your tax returns and the documents that support the information in the returns. These documents can include receipts, bank statements, 1099s, etc. If you are one of the unlucky few to be …

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Tax Refund Email Scam IRS Warning

The IRS has issued a warning regarding a phishing email scam. The scam claims you are due a tax refund, but is really designed to obtain your personal information. Tax Refund Email Scam Phishing scams are designed to swindle you into providing private information that can be used to your …

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