I’m getting audited! Now what?

  Full blown, old-fashioned audits have become rarer and rarer. You know the kind…everyone’s fear, where you are called into an IRS office for a face to face meeting.  Unfortunately, [...]

IRS Phone Scam Intensifies

It’s that time of year again! No, not tax season…. scam season! This seems to be a pattern over the last few years that with the increased focus on tax [...]

Tax Reform Law Has Passed Congress

  The new tax reform law has passed Congress and is awaiting the President’s signature! There are a lot of Christmas goodies in the new law, but a few lumps [...]

Tax Reform: The Conference Committee

The Conference Committee has reached a deal on tax reform! The bill will now go to the full House and Senate where it is expected to pass. I will have [...]

Tax Reform Update

The House of Representatives has passed a tax reform bill, which for the first time since the 1980’s, would enact fairly comprehensive changes to our Tax Code. The Senate is [...]

Time to Renew Expiring ITINS

Time to Renew Expiring ITINS For taxpayers who require an ITIN (Individual Taxpayer Identification Number), now is the time to renew it before the end of the year.  An ITIN [...]

Defining Your Charitable Contributions

From the Desk of Lauran L Stevenson Defining Your Charitable Contributions In recent years, there has been an influx of options available for charitable giving and gift giving to online [...]

IRS Data Mining: Social Media

From the Desk of Lauran L. Stevenson IRS Data Mining: Social Media We are all aware that big companies collect our information to market better. There are other organizations, such [...]