Students, Parents, Schools: Be Aware of Back-to-School Scams

The Internal Revenue Service warns taxpayers against telephone scammers targeting students and parents during the back-to-school season and demanding payments for non-existent taxes, such as the “Federal Student Tax.” Be on the lookout for IRS impersonators calling students and demanding … Continued

Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter

You filed your taxes and now you get a letter from the IRS.  What should you do? According to the IRS your notice or letter will explain the reason for the contact and give you instructions on how to handle … Continued

8 Ways to Pay Your Tax Bill

If you owe federal tax, the IRS offers many easy ways to pay. Make sure you pay by the April 18 deadline, even if you get an extension of time to file your 2015 tax return. You can get an … Continued

Tips for Year-End Gifts to Charity

For individuals and businesses making year-end gifts to charity, please consider several important tax law provisions which have taken effect in recent years. Some of the changes taxpayers should keep in mind include: Rules for Charitable Contributions of Clothing and … Continued