If this tax year you are one of the unfortunate souls who must pay the IRS instead of receiving a refund, you have our sympathies. It is a bad situation, but there is a way to minimize the damage. Did you know you can pay your taxes with a credit card, among other methods? For […]
Working as tax return preparation professionals in Houston can has allowed to see all sorts of credits, deductions, and more that are common and rare. However, no one wants an IRS tax agent knocking at their door and asking for a year’s worth of detailed receipts due to a tax return audit. While there is […]
The deadline to file your federal tax return has come and gone. For those of you who ended up owing money, it can be a brutal time which will take a few paychecks to recover from. Even those of you who got a refund but still understand that it’s just the IRS giving you some […]
Did you know the regular American spends about 16 hours on average completing their tax return? Given the average tax payer earns about $25 per hour (before paying those pesky taxes), this means they have spent about $400 in sweat equity on their taxes, and we know many who would rather work on their homes, […]
For those of you writing a check to the Department of Treasury as part of your 2015 tax preparation , you may be smacking yourself wondering where all your hard earned money is going. Because unearned money is never spent well, we have a feeling those of you who are easily irked should not read […]
We’ve previously discussed bookkeeping and tax scams and have a brand new one to report. This one involves the alleged scammers calling around the city, posing as police, and accuse whoever answers of tax evasion.
The deadline to file your taxes is come and gone, but if you have completed all of your tax preparation or still need to file, you may be sick of hearing about it. However, there have been many who have come before you who have felt the same way. We decided to share a few […]
With over $30 billion paid in tax refunds for the year 2013, the GAO (Government Accountability Office) estimates that 19 percent, or $5.8 billion of it was stolen. If you have completed your tax preparation and are due a refund, you may think the hard part is over and the spending can begin. But can […]
If you are in the middle of your tax preparation and owe more than you would like, fear not. There is an easy and simple trick to pushing your tax return in your favor, whether you owe or not. Best of all, you get to keep the money on both sides.
Those of you looking to avoid filing taxes are probably doing so because you fear you may owe the government instead of them cutting you a check. When all your tax preparation is done, will you even have enough to satisfy Uncle Sam? If this may apply to you, don’t panic. There are options we […]