Happy Saint Patrick’s Day
Mar15

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is coming, and you might think it’s a joke. But we are sure you like to get your hands on one of the little Irish folk. For they say in good old Ireland if a Leprechaun you hold. You’ll go to the end of the rainbow to his treasure pot of gold. Even if you don’t get his pot of gold stop in and see Account On Us and we will do our best to keep your pot of gold from getting smaller. Account on...

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Taxpayers Must Validate Identity When Calling the IRS.
Feb15

Taxpayers Must Validate Identity When Calling the IRS.

The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers and tax professionals that they will be asked to verify their identities if they call the IRS. This is part of the agency’s efforts to keep taxpayer data secure from identity thieves. Days before and after Presidents Day mark the peak period for taxpayer phone calls to the IRS. To avoid the rush, callers should be prepared to verify their identities if they need to call the agency....

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IRS, Partners Across the Nation Mark Today’s EITC Awareness Day; Taxpayers May Qualify for Significant Tax Benefit
Jan27

IRS, Partners Across the Nation Mark Today’s EITC Awareness Day; Taxpayers May Qualify for Significant Tax Benefit

The Internal Revenue Service and its partners across the country remind taxpayers about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) on EITC Awareness Day. Today marks the 12th year of this awareness campaign to alert millions of low- and moderate-income workers who may be missing out on this significant tax credit. There are more than 250 total outreach events and activities scheduled to promote EITC Awareness around the country. Millions of...

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National Tax Security Awareness Week No. 4: Employers, Payroll Officials, Avoid the W-2 Email Scam
Dec04

National Tax Security Awareness Week No. 4: Employers, Payroll Officials, Avoid the W-2 Email Scam

The IRS, state tax agencies and private-sector tax groups warned the nation’s business, payroll and human resource communities about a growing W-2 email scam that threatens sensitive tax information held by employers. These emails may start with a simple, “Hey, you in today?” and, by the end of the exchange, all of an organization’s Forms W-2 for their employees may be in the hands of cybercriminals. This puts workers at risk for...

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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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Extension Filers: Deadline is Monday, Oct. 16; Prior-Year Adjusted Gross Income Amount May Be Needed to File Electronically.
Oct05

Extension Filers: Deadline is Monday, Oct. 16; Prior-Year Adjusted Gross Income Amount May Be Needed to File Electronically.

The Internal Revenue Service has an important reminder for taxpayers who filed for an extension and face an Oct. 16 filing deadline: The adjusted gross income (AGI) amount from their 2015 return may be needed to electronically file their 2016 tax return. For those taxpayers who have a valid extension and are in or affected by a federally declared disaster area may be allowed more time to file. Currently, taxpayers impacted by...

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