Tax Preparation Tips

With these Tax Preparation Tips, we will be able to maximize your refund.
Find out how you can get a higher refund here, when preparing your taxes.

Paying Off Credit Card Debt: 3 Strategies that Actually Work

Search Google for “how to pay off credit card debt” will undoubtedly return a slew of results promising a “big secret” to pay off your credit cards and other debts. Not only pay them off, but pay them off quickly.
There’s no hidden magic involved …

Free File Changes

Since 2002, the IRS has partnered with private tax preparation software providers to offer eligible taxpayers a free tax preparation and e-filing option. Called Free File, this option can be used to prepare and e-file 2019 returns by those with adjust…

IRS Standard Mileage Rates for 2020

If you use a vehicle for certain driving purposes, you can deduct your costs based on your actual expenses or rely on an IRS-set mileage rate. The IRS has announced the standard mileage rates that can be used for deductible-driving costs in 2020 (Noti…

National Taxpayer Advocate Report

Acting National Taxpayer Advocate Bridge Roberts released the 2019 annual report to Congress (https://taxpayeradvocate.irs.gov/2019AnnualReport). The National Taxpayer Advocate’s 2019 annual report has been consolidated and differs from prior reports …

SurveyMonkey: Share Your Thoughts — Have Your Voice Heard

As a tax professional, you know that each season brings its own set of unique challenges and changes. Sometimes, it’s interesting to see how your fellow tax prep experts are faring this time of year, too — now you can take part and find out for yoursel…

Get a Bigger Retirement with your Tax Refund

If you’re getting a tax return, you probably have ideas on how to spend it. A well-deserved getaway — somewhere peaceful with no Wi-Fi access sounds nice. So does an upgrade to your home’s outdated appliances — and a little extra fun money to freshen u…

Refunds delayed for some early filers this tax season

Updated for tax season 2019*
Are you among the many Americans who file your taxes early so you can get your refund sooner? If you claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or Child Tax Credit (ACTC) and expect to receive a refund, you’ll have to wait u…