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IRS Warning Taxpayers About New Email Scams

If you have an email account, you know about all the scam emails you get. Scammers are getting braver and using the IRS name in their new tactics. IRS Warning Taxpayers About New Email Scams The IRS has begun warning taxpayers that it is seeing a surge in tax scam …

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Tax Return Forms

According to federal laws governing taxation, any person, receiving an income in one form or the other, need to pay income taxes to the government annually. But, the job of preparing tax returns, the calculations and the many tax forms involved, constitute one of the harrowing experiences being an honest …

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Appealing taxes for your home – The Basics

Property taxes are a substantial expense for Texas homeowners, averaging about $3,600 annually. To reduce this expense, property owners should annually review and consider appealing property taxes. While there is no guarantee that an appeal will be successful, a recent survey conducted by O’Connor & Associates indicates that 70% of …

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Alternative Minimum Tax Online Tool

Hell hath no fury like a person who just found out the alternative minimum tax applies to them. The IRS has set up an online tool to figure out if you do. Alternative Minimum Tax The alternative minimum tax is a procedure that was set up to keep the richest …

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Latest Email Scam Using IRS Name

If you have an email account, and who doesn’t, you are use to receiving scam emails. Well, here is one using the IRS name to watch out for over the next few months. Latest Email Scam Using IRS Name No matter how hot it is outside, nothing sends a chill …

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Tax Returns for the Deceased

Two things in life are certain death and taxes. Here’s what to do if the two are combined as far as filing a tax return. Tax Returns for the Deceased If a person dies, their finances are immediately converted into something called an estate. The estate is then responsible for …

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Oscars and Taxes

Ratings for the Oscars were down a whopping 10 percent compared to 2005. Well, at least the Internal Revenue Service was watching. Goodie Bags Not So Goodie Actors that get nominated for an Oscar are might happy indeed. Praise rains down upon them for a good performance and better parts …

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Appealing your property taxes for apartment/commercial owners

Property taxes are one of the largest line item costs incurred by apartment owners. However, many owners do not appeal effectively. Even though owners realize that property taxes can be managed and reduced through an appeal, some view taxes as an arbitrary estimate provided by the government which can’t effectively …

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Accounting Outsourcing Nitty-Gritty that you need to Know

Are you dreading about clearing the accounting and bookkeeping work which has piled up in your desk in view of the approaching tax season? Simply opt for accounting outsourcing to deal with the issue with ease and perfection. This is the simplest way for accounting firms and CPAs to deal …

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Marriage and Taxes

Getting married is the greatest day for 50 percent of couples. The other 50 percent get divorced. Perhaps the marriage tax penalty has something to do with it. Family Values Hardly For all the chatter from politicians about family values, it is ironic that the tax code actually penalizes people …

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