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Tax scams are on the rise. Know the signs, be vigilant, and don't be a victim

Posted in Protect Yourself on March 26, 2019

This year, the IRS is cautioning taxpayers to be extra vigilant because of a 60 percent increase in email phishing scams over the past year. This is particularly disheartening, since it comes on the heels of a steady decline in phishing scams over the previous three years.

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Avoid these common mistakes when filing your tax returns

Posted in Spending & Managing Money on March 1, 2019

It's that time of the year again when we're all bringing out our calculators and sharpening our pencils to fill out our tax returns. But the last thing we want to do is to wind up making a mistake that could jeopardize your finances by delaying your refund, make you accountable for a fee or, even worse, force you to do that dreaded paperwork and math all over again! Whether you choose to go it alone, use a tax-prep computer program or hand it all over to an accountant, begin by checking out this list of common mistakes people make when filing their tax returns.

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Choosing a tax preparer

Posted in Spending & Managing Money on February 1, 2019

It seems we just celebrated and welcomed a new year and now it’s time to think about taxes. We all seem to dread it and procrastinate, but the truth is, it’s one of those things that usually isn’t too bad once you get started. Getting started is the hardest part!

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Tax Code Changes 2019

Posted in Spending & Managing Money on February 1, 2019

The tax code gets a bit of an overhaul each year, and with the changes, it can get confusing. No worries though, we'll walk you through everything you need to know for 2019. 

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