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IRS Warns Taxpayers of Numerous Tax Scams Nationwide
 

IRS Warns Taxpayers of Numerous Tax Scams Nationwide

Posted: December 8, 2016
As tax season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service, the states and the tax industry reminded taxpayers to be on the lookout for an array of evolving tax scams related to identity theft and refund fraud.

Retain Your CPE Records an Extra Year
 

Retain Your CPE Records an Extra Year

Posted: November 23, 2016
In anticipation of a periodic random audit, the New Jersey State Board of Accountancy is asking CPAs to retain their CPE records for an additional year.

Estate Tax Cuts Already Changing CPAs
 

Estate Tax Cuts Already Changing CPAs' Advice to Flee NJ

Posted: November 14, 2016
Three-quarters of CPAs in New Jersey have advised clients to leave the state because of the estate and inheritance taxes. That tax is ending – and so is the advice, even before the law is off the books.

Cybersecurity: Protecting Against Executive Impersonation
 

Cybersecurity: Protecting Against Executive Impersonation

Posted: September 22, 2016
That next cyberattack apparently could come from your boss. It’s a new twist on an old phish called executive impersonation, and its costing companies billions of dollars. A new fraud report from the AICPA provides practical guidance.


Tax Professionals: Monitor Your PTIN for Suspicious Activity
 

Tax Professionals: Monitor Your PTIN for Suspicious Activity

Posted: August 9, 2016
Criminals are increasingly targeting tax professionals, not only to steal client data but also to steal the professionals’ data such as PTINs, EFINs or e-Service passwords. Tax preparers can help protect clients and their businesses from identity theft by checking their PTIN Accounts to ensure the number of returns filed using their identification number matches IRS records.

IRS Offers 10 Tips on Filing an Amended Tax Return
 

IRS Offers 10 Tips on Filing an Amended Tax Return

Posted: July 8, 2016
You may discover you made a mistake on your tax return. You can file an amended return if you need to fix an error. You can also amend your tax return to claim a tax credit or deduction. Here are 10 tips from the IRS on amending your return.