COVID-19 ADVISORY: In office & remote tax appointments are available at all office locations during office hours.
We are now open 9am to 5pm Monday - Friday. Masks are optional. (See Remote Options Here).
NEW! VIRTUAL TAX PREP
Meet with our tax pro's via video chat and file your taxes from the comfort of your own home!
 
Book Appointment Now
Tax App Download - Apple
tax-app-download-google-play
Need to File an Amended Return?

Tax Tips & News: Tax & Financial News (2)

Is My Refund Delayed? What Can I Do?

3 minutes read

“Will my refund be delayed this year” is becoming an all too common refrain these days. Delayed e-filing dates, IRS not accepting tax forms & documents not being mailed out on time have all occurred over the last few years and have caused refund delays. However for the 2017 tax filing season (2016 tax year), it looks like we will get hit with all three of these scenarios at once:

Read More

Employers Must Provide W2s & 1099s By January 31st

3 minutes read

The IRS has a new due date requirement of 1/31/17 for employers to provide W2s & 1099s to employees & contractors.  Traditionally, 1099s were allotted more time to be delivered.  Not so for 2017 (tax year 2016).  Here are some more popular forms that must be released by 1/31:

Read More

Will My Refund Be Delayed This Year?

3 minutes read

“Will my refund be delayed this year” is becoming an all too common refrain these days. Delayed e-filing dates, IRS not accepting tax forms & documents not being mailed out on time have all occurred over the last few years and have caused refund delays. However for the 2017 tax filing season (2016 tax year), it looks like we will get hit with all three of these scenarios at once:

Read More

How To Protect My Financial Information

4 minutes read

October is Cyber Security Awareness month, and the New York State Department of Taxation & Finance has released a list of 10 tips that all taxpayers should know in order to protect their financial information and keep it from falling into the wrong hands:

Read More

Indian Police Arrest 70 In IRS Calling Scam

3 minutes read

Police in India have arrested at least 70 people involved with impersonating IRS agents at a fake call center in an attempt to defraud U.S. Taxpayers.  Hundreds more are being held for questioning.

Read More

March 15th Corporate Tax Filing Deadline Approaching

1 minute read

The Deadline to file corporate tax returns (forms 1120, 1120A, and 1120S) is Tuesday March 15th, 2016. Most corporate returns are required to be filed electronically therefore they must be sent to the IRS before midnight on the 15th.  If for some reason you are filing a paper corporate tax return, the post mark on the envelope must show 11:59pm or earlier in order to avoid late filing penalties.

Read More

IRS Computer Problems Shut Down Electronic Filing Of Tax Returns

1 minute read

Computer problems have caused the IRS to cease accepting electronically filed tax returns until further notice:

Read More

Why So Many Americans Feel Financially Insecure, Even If They’re Not

4 minutes read

Economic insecurity is the uncertainty that your family faces in the unpredictable future based on your income, resources, and debt. Many families, even those in the middle class, feel financially unstable and insecure, leading to increased stress and anxiety about regular bills and unexpected expenditures. Are they saving enough for retirement? What if Social Security dries up by the time they reach their own retirement and they’re left to fend for themselves? Should they be saving more for...

Read More

Why Low Oil Prices Are Bad News for State Budgets

4 minutes read

Low Oil Prices Aren’t Good For Everybody

While many states rely heavily on taxes levied on the oil and gas industry, the falling price of oil in recent months is contributing to the drying-up of much-needed tax revenues. How do states such as Alaska, Texas and other mineral-rich states get creative when they need to supplement their budgets? Here’s a quick look at why low oil prices are bad news for state budgets.

Read More

Why Don’t Billionaire Homeowners Pay Property Taxes in New York?

7 minutes read

Renters & Not Property Owners Are Paying The  Lion’s Share of Property Taxes Photo Credit: Chang W. Lee/The New York Times

“If we can find a bunch of billionaires around the world to move here, that would be a godsend,” opined Michael Bloomberg during his tenure as mayor of New York City. “Because that’s where the revenue comes to take care of everybody else.” His dream was that the taxes they paid would provide such an infusion of cash to the municipality that the rising tide would lift...

Read More