From the February, 2013

Business Use of Home Office – Good or Bad?

Is claiming the business use of your home office a good or bad idea? In a word, “Bad!” Why? Especially when the IRS just made it simpler to claim the deduction starting in 2013. […]

Can Casey Anthony File for Bankruptcy?

A colleague forwarded to me an article regarding the unbelievable amount of debt Casey Anthony acquired during the defense of her criminal charges in the state of Florida. At first glance, I thought “Wow. […]

Ten Tips to Help You Choose a Tax Preparer

This recently came from the IRS. While I don’t completely agree with everything (particularly with item #4 because it could increase the audit risk in some cases), it is pretty sound advice overall. Ten […]

Missing your W-2’s? – Here’s what the IRS Recommends

If you have not received your W-2, follow these three steps: 1. Contact your employer first. Ask your employer – or former employer – to send your W-2 if it has not already been […]

Where's My Tax Refund?

Starting January 30, 2013 the IRS will begin accepting tax returns. And the most important question after that date will be “where’s my refund?” For several years the IRS has offered a website to […]