Back to School Education Tax Credits

If you, your spouse or a dependent are heading off to college in the fall, you may be able to claim a tax credit on your federal tax return. Below we have highlighted some of the credits that may save you money at tax time. Contact one of our professionals to see if you are eligible to claim education credits.

New Facebook Layouts & What They Mean for CPAs

If your firm is on Facebook, you may be surprised by the look of your company page. On August 24th, Facebook updated all business pages to one of its new designs. The new layout aims to help businesses showcase essential information and make it easier for people to engage with your company online. There are several changes to be aware of; below is a summary of what you need to know.

25th Annual Meeting Takeaways

This year’s annual meeting, held in Chicago, Illinois, was attended by over 30 attendees including members, prospects, and international guests. Below you will find a synopsis of the two-and-a-half-day conference.

Checking the Status of Your Tax Refund

The “Where’s My Refund?” tool is available on irs.gov and through the IRS mobile app, IRS2GO. Updated daily, “Where’s My Refund?” has the most up-to-date information about the status of your refund. The tool displays when your return is received, approved and sent. After the IRS approves the refund, an actual refund date is provided.

Data Breaches – 6 Lessons Learned the Hard Way

In our cyber security practice, we receive many calls.  Each call is different, but common elements emerge.  Below are 6 lessons we have learned and some advice people wish they had heard sooner.