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Fake Tax Returns

Once, a client tried to pressure me into claiming her daughter as a dependent on her tax return, even though the daughter didn’t meet IRS criteria. I had to bite my tongue to avoid saying, “Because I like life on this side of the bars too much!” Fudging numbers on tax returns is a serious …

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Tax Return Audit

No one likes the stress involved when you're subjected to a tax return audit. Here are some ideas to avoid some of the more common audit triggers. Report everything that has an informational tax return. If you are like most Americans, you will receive numerous 1099s and W-2s in the mail. The IRS receives them …

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IRS Saturday Hours

IRS Saturday hours are available for the next four months at specific Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) across the country. These special openings will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on: Feb. 24 March 16 April 13 May 18 No appointments are required during these IRS Saturday hours. Over 50 locations are planned to …

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