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2012 Tax Tips; Vol. 13


YOUR PORTFOLIO AND UPCOMING TAX CHANGES

By Christine Benz | A slew of Bush-era tax laws are set to expire at the end of 2012, affecting the tax rates on everything from dividends to capital gains to ordinary income and estates. But a lot remains unsettled, too, particularly given that we’re in… Continue reading 

IRS DISCOURAGED FRAUD DETECTION

The Internal Revenue Service has been looking the other way instead of rooting out fraud when people apply for taxpayer identification numbers, Treasury Department investigators said Wednesday, exposing a shortfall with both financial and national security implications. A member of Congress who sits on the House’s tax-writing committee responded to the report by calling on… Continue reading 

TAXPAYER IDENTITY THEFT EXPLODES

By Amy Feldman  – Call it one more unintended consequence of our complicated income tax system: U.S. taxpayer identity theft is rising, and if your identity is snatched, you can expect a long and tortuous process before you are made whole. In 2011, some 641,052 taxpayers were affected by identity theft, more… Continue reading
 

NY STATE: YOGA NOT EXERCISE

The New York State Department of Taxation recently issued a ruling that Yoga is to be considered more spiritual, and less exercise. Therefore Yoga studios and businesses won’t have to collect or pay taxes. However, these rules will not apply if a Yoga class takes place inside a gym or other conventional exercise facility. New… Continue reading 
 


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