How To Keep Tax and Financial Records Safe

Hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, floods and other natural disasters are common during the summer months. Take a few simple steps to protect your tax and financial records in case a disaster strikes. Here are four tips to help you protect your important records. Backup Records Electronically. Keep an extra set of electronic records in a safe […]

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What Types of State Taxes Do I Owe?

Back taxes owed at the state level may include but not be limited to: Sales and use tax Withholding tax Unemployment tax Excise tax Property tax Workers compensation Income tax Each state handles tax liabilities differently and has its own specific procedures and collection avenues. State taxing authorities often are more aggressive in tax collection […]

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How Long to Wait for Tax Resolution?

Taxpayers often believe they must wait a certain length of time before seeking help with their tax debts. This is like waiting for the engine to drop out of your car before you get an oil change. There is no set timeframe for seeking tax resolution. Get help as soon as you think you need […]

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Received An IRS Notice? Here’s What To Do

Each year the IRS sends millions of letters and notices to taxpayers. Understandably, you may feel anxious if you receive one. Don’t panic. There are many reasons the IRS sends notices to taxpayers. The notice usually covers a specific issue about your account or tax return. It may request payment of taxes, notify you of […]

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Use a Credit Card to Pay Your Tax Debt?

Tax debts can be overwhelming, especially for those who aren’t expecting them. If you are hit with a huge bill, you might be tempted to charge it all to your credit card. At least that gets the IRS off your back, right? Even though you may be able to escape the government with your credit […]

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Tax Resolution vs Tax Preparation?

Some people use the terms “tax preparation” and “tax resolution” interchangeably, assuming that they mean the same thing. They represent two entirely different services though. Before you start working with a tax professional, you may want to know which kind you actually need. Here are some definitions to help you out. Tax Preparation Tax preparation […]

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