Gift Card Scam

Remember: gift cards are for gifts, not for making tax payments. Many people give gift cards as a convenient gift for any occasion. Scammers use gift cards to steal your money. Here's how this usually works: The scammer may call you, impersonating an IRS agent, or contact you by text, email, or social media. The criminal [...]

Understanding Taxes When a Family Member Signs the Paycheck

This article was published by the IRS. Many people work for a family member, whether it's a child helping out at their parent's shop or spouses running a business together. When someone is employed by a family member, the tax implications depend on the relationship and the type of business. It's important for taxpayers and employers [...]

Appealing An Examination Dispute

If IRS increased how much you owe, such as through an audit, and you disagree, in most cases you may be able to appeal the IRS' decision. The IRS Independent Office of Appeals, sometimes referred to as Appeals, is a separate organization within the IRS. Their mission is to resolve tax disputes fairly and impartially. They [...]

Five Things People Can Find on — Besides Tax Filing Info

This article was published by the IRS. Many people know has the latest filing info and tax forms, but they may not be aware that it also has a wide range of other tax-related topics. Here are five things people can find on besides filing info. Find the Taxpayer Bill of Rights – Each [...]

Part-Time and Seasonal Jobs

Students and others often get part-time and seasonal jobs to earn extra money or to save for later. Many people don't realize that they may have to report and pay taxes on their income. When you start a job, you need to fill out a Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Certificate. Your employer uses this form to [...]

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