National Tax Security Awareness Week No. 2: Don’t Take the Bait; Avoid Phishing Emails by Data Thieves
Nov29

National Tax Security Awareness Week No. 2: Don’t Take the Bait; Avoid Phishing Emails by Data Thieves

With the approach of the holidays and the 2018 filing season, the IRS, state tax agencies and the nation’s tax industry urge people to be on the lookout for new, sophisticated email phishing scams that could endanger their personal information and next year’s tax refund. The most common way for cybercriminals to steal bank account information, passwords, credit cards or Social Security numbers is to simply ask for them. Every day,...

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National Tax Security Awareness Week No. 1: Online Security – Seven Steps for Safety
Nov28

National Tax Security Awareness Week No. 1: Online Security – Seven Steps for Safety

During the online holiday shopping season, the IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry remind people to be vigilant with their personal information. While shopping for gifts, criminals are shopping for credit card numbers, financial account information, Social Security numbers and other sensitive data that could help them file a fraudulent tax return. Anyone who has an online presence should take a few simple steps that could go...

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Get Ready for Taxes: Donations May Cut Tax Bills.
Nov27

Get Ready for Taxes: Donations May Cut Tax Bills.

The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers looking to maximize their tax savings before the end of the year to consider charitable giving. Many taxpayers may already be planning on doing so for #Giving Tuesday on Nov. 28. Giving money or goods to a tax-exempt charity before Dec. 31 can usually be deducted on that year’s federal income tax return. Taxpayers are urged to consider the following before donating: Only Donations...

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Happy Thanksgiving
Nov23

Happy Thanksgiving

Thank you for being our valued customers. We are grateful for the pleasure of serving you and meeting your accounting needs. We wish you a lovely Thanksgiving and a joyous holiday season. With many thanks, from all of us at Account On Us

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Reminder to Employers and Other Businesses: Jan. 31 Filing Deadline Now Applies to All Wage Statements and Independent Contractor Forms.
Nov21

Reminder to Employers and Other Businesses: Jan. 31 Filing Deadline Now Applies to All Wage Statements and Independent Contractor Forms.

The Internal Revenue Service today reminded employers and other businesses of the Jan. 31 filing deadline that now applies to filing wage statements and independent contractor forms with the government.   The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act includes a requirement for employers to file their copies of Form W-2 and Form W-3 with the Social Security Administration by Jan. 31. The Jan. 31 deadline also applies to...

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