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The Rundown: Your 2013 tax bill probably went up. Here’s why.

Your 2013 tax bill probably went up. Here’s why. (Motley Fool) Many last-minute filers are getting ready to finish up their tax returns for 2013. Whether you filed your taxes months ago or are just getting around to finishing your return, millions of Americans saw their 2013 tax bills go up. The fiscal-cliff deal that […]

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The Rundown: Many Happy Returns: Take advantage of these often overlooked deductions

Many Happy Returns: Take advantage of these often overlooked deductions (New York Post) What do Warren Buffett and a lot of taxpaying straphangers have in common? They both think they pay too little in taxes. Or at least that seems to be the attitude of many taxpayers, according to several area tax professionals. Many people, […]

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The RunDown: IRS Warns of New Tax Scams! Book Joe Mastriano, CPA on This Topic!

IRS warns of new tax scams (Forbes) With tax season in full swing, it looks like it’s not just tax professionals who are keeping busy… Those professional scammers are bustling, too. There are a few scams making the rounds these days. Here are a few to keep an eye out for: 1. Today, the Internal […]

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The Rundown: The cash is waiting for taxpayers who didn’t file a 2010 tax return.

IRS has $760 Million in unclaimed refunds — but time is running out if some of it is yours (FOX Business) The Internal Revenue Service has $760 million in unclaimed refunds it wants to give to the rightful owners. The cash is waiting for taxpayers who didn’t file a 2010 tax return. If you’re one […]

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The Rundown 3/13/14

Filing Fraud: Unregulated tax preparers pose risks to customers (McClatchy-Tribune) When your mom cuts your hair at home, you don’t expect the same quality you’d get from a professional stylist. That’s understood. But many people might not realize that when they go to an independent tax preparation office, the quality of service might not be […]

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The Run Down: Tax Topic For The Week Victims of tax identity fraud greeted by IRS hassles

The Run Down: Tax Topic For The Week Victims of tax identity fraud greeted by IRS hassles Scammers have stolen the identities of five children from an Indianapolis family, but their mother now joins a growing chorus of complaints about how the nation’s tax agency handles an exploding numbers of identity theft cases aimed at […]

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The Rundown The IRS is trying to make its letters less confusing…really (FOX Business) If you have ever received a letter from the IRS, chances are it left your head spinning. And not necessarily because you were in trouble (although that’s a possibility) but most of the times these letters are confusing-leaving you wondering exactly […]

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