TAXATION


Understanding Tax Return Identity Theft
 

Understanding Tax Return Identity Theft

Posted: January 19, 2018
What exactly is tax identity theft and how can you tell if your client has fallen prey to it? Taxpayers may be made aware of tax return identity theft upon attempting to file their own return or may be alerted when the IRS issues a notice to the taxpayer that it suspects that tax return identity theft has occurred.

Rules for NJ and Federal Property Tax Deductions Vary Widely
 

Rules for NJ and Federal Property Tax Deductions Vary Widely

Posted: January 11, 2018
New Jersey taxpayers who prepaid one or two quarters of their 2018 property tax assessments at the end of 2017 need to be aware that the amount they can deduct on their federal tax return is not the same as the amount they can deduct on their state tax return.

Tax Season – A Different Kind of Boot Camp
 

Tax Season – A Different Kind of Boot Camp

Posted: January 3, 2018
How one survives tax season at a public accounting firm is often personal and cannot be explained. With long hours and countless demands on staff, senior management has come to offer innovative services to boost morale and keep clients coming back.

Visit IRS.gov for Data Protection Resources
 

Visit IRS.gov for Data Protection Resources

Posted: December 21, 2017
As part of the “Protect Your Clients; Protect Yourself” campaign, the IRS is looking to raise awareness among tax professionals about their legal obligation to protect taxpayer data and to highlight the security risks posed by identity thieves.

Safeguarding Taxpayer Data: How to Get Started
 

Safeguarding Taxpayer Data: How to Get Started

Posted: December 22, 2016
Tax professionals must safeguard taxpayer data by law. It is also critical to tax preparers’ business success. Protect your clients and yourself by taking a few common sense steps.

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.

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