Beware of Identity Scams During Tax Season

Beware Of Identity Scams During Tax Season by Susan Moussi

{2:42 minutes to read} There are countless identity scams to obtain important personal information. Why and how? Scammers try to access your personal information for identity fraud or to get monies from you by threatening you with action if you don’t pay up.

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Don’t Wait Until April! 8 Reasons to File Taxes Early

Don’t Wait Until April! 8 Reasons to File Taxes Early By Susan Moussi

{3:05 minutes to read} Do you file your taxes as soon as your documents arrive in the mail, or sometime in April? It’s open season right now. Here are eight reasons why, when it comes to filing taxes, sooner is better than later.

1. FAFSA Forms

This time of year, if you’re a parent of a college student, you may be filling out the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). This form requires your tax information from the prior year. While you can provide an estimate only, it’s usually better to have the actual information.

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Business Filing Deadlines for the 2014 Tax Year

Business Filing Deadlines for the 2014 Tax Year By Susan Moussi{3:30 minutes to read} At the beginning of every year, most businesses find themselves in a rush to complete all of the necessary tax documents within the allotted time set forth by the government(s). They are busy reconciling all of their accounts in order to provide their tax preparer with the information that is necessary in order to file their income tax returns – which may be due as early as March 15th in some circumstances.

Of utmost importance is the issuance of two important earnings-related documents: The W-2 and the 1099.   Continue reading