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10 Times When Only a Tax Professional Will Save You

10 Times When Only a Tax Professional Will Save You The Limitations of DIY Tax Preparation and How They Can Get You Into Tax Trouble The widespread availability of tax preparation software has made Do-It-Yourself tax prep easier than ever. These software packages are simple to use, with step-by-step instructions and built-in checklists that make mistakes less likely. But mistakes do happen, and when they do, the IRS will be out to collect any back taxes you might owe plus penalties...

Death and Taxes- March 8, 2018

Hello All, As you may or may not know, my younger sister recently passed away. Ali and I just returned from the funeral in New York. Thank you to those of you that expressed your well wishes to us. On that sad note, I want you to know that even when there is a death in the family, there may be tax filings, from final 1040s to estate tax returns and the estate’s income return. I am an expert on the preparation...