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Liberty Tax Settles Federal Fraud Case

  • 14 January 2020
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Liberty Tax Settles Federal Fraud Case

Just because a nationwide tax preparation company is well known doesn’t mean the advice given by its representatives is wise or even legal. Liberty Tax Services drove home that point earlier this month. It settled with the federal government for failing to maintain adequate controls over tax returns prepared by its franchisees and, in some cases, overlooking fraud. 


5 Business Money Resolutions to Keep in 2020

  • 20 December 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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5 Business Money Resolutions to Keep in 2020
As we roll into 2020, it’s time to focus on making it the best year yet for your business. That means staying on top of changing regulations, pivoting with the changing needs of your business and financial goals, and addressing some nagging business decisions that may be long overdue.

TurboTax's $216 Million Tax Filing Mistake

  • 17 December 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 163
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TurboTax's $216 Million Tax Filing Mistake
Who knew part-time work at a thrift store could be so lucrative? Donna Smith was shocked to discover a tax bill from the IRS claimed she owned $216 million in taxes from the modest $10-an-hour job.

Scams that Target Veterans and/or Pose as Veteran Charities

  • 10 December 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 167
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Scams that Target Veterans and/or Pose as Veteran Charities

Scams involving military veterans are on the rise. These scams fall into two separate categories: those that target military members and veterans and those that pose as veteran charities asking for donations.

Our Annual Charitable Giving Guide

  • 26 November 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 160
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Our Annual Charitable Giving Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! In this season of giving, we’re bringing you our annual charitable contribution tips. How can you make your giving stretch and how can you ensure it goes to those who need it most? Let’s take a look.

 

Problems Linger With 100% Bonus Depreciation

  • 19 November 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 192
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Problems Linger With 100% Bonus Depreciation

Since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) raised bonus depreciation from 50% to 100% for the first year property is placed in service, many business owners have benefitted. The IRS also extended the definition of qualified property to include assets like used property. However, there are still businesses left out in the cold.

When a POS System Turns Into Tax Evasion

  • 12 November 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 237
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When a POS System Turns Into Tax Evasion

Sales suppression software has been around for a while, but the government is getting more serious about sniffing it out. The software, commonly called tax zapper software, is used to modify sales reports generated by point of sale (POS) software systems for the purpose of reducing taxable income by underreporting sales.

Taxes, Gig Workers, and Your Seasonal Help

  • 22 October 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 471
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Taxes, Gig Workers, and Your Seasonal Help
Did you hear the big employment law news out of California? The state’s businesses are facing strict new limits on using independent contractors. It’s a valuable reminder that not all workers are equal in the eyes of the government, especially those considered independent contractors versus employees.

Behold This CEO's “Sick” Tax Crimes

  • 15 October 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 350
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Behold This CEO's “Sick” Tax Crimes
A CEO of two Denver-area technology companies was found guilty on a host of charges, including impeding the administration of tax laws, conspiracy to defraud the U.S. government, and conspiracy to steal employee benefit plan funds.

You Can't Beat the IRS with a Dead Horse

  • 8 October 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 282
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You Can't Beat the IRS with a Dead Horse

Some people seem to think the IRS will overlook just about anything. But a dead horse? That’s hard to miss. When a California-based horse enthusiast and IT business owner’s last horse died in 2008, being horseless didn’t stop her from continuing to claim business deductions for her horse-related endeavors.

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