12 Tax Deductions for the Self-Employed

Owning your own business means working to help make your own dreams come true, to further your passion and ambition and create a meaningful source of income. It’s also terribly stressful sometimes and comes with a lot of risks and liabilities. Whether you’re growing your business or maintaining the revenue you already have, the costs … Continued →

How to Calculate Estimated Taxes in 2019

If this most recent tax season taught us anything, it was the need to check withholding at the beginning of the year – and throughout the year, too. Many Americans were surprised to learn their tax refunds were much lower than expected, and many others owed taxes unexpectedly. These unpleasant surprises can be avoided with … Continued →

Avoiding Tax and Identity Fraud

Identity theft related to tax fraud has decreased by an estimated two-thirds since 2015, according to a report from the IRS. Despite the increase in enforcement activities, thousands of taxpayers fall victim to scams every year. Read our last post on 2019 Dirty Dozen Tax Scams. Businesses are not immune to tax fraud or identity … Continued →

2019 Dirty Dozen Tax Scams

Tax fraud happens year-round, but during tax season fraud scams are at an all-time high. With every tax season comes an increase in tax fraud occurrences. Sometimes taxpayers themselves are to blame. Unscrupulous paid tax preparers can also be responsible for inflating deductions and falsifying returns. And of course, fraudsters do their best every tax … Continued →