Now the IRS requires me to ask you more questions
In an effort to prevent taxpayers from improperly claiming the Child Tax Credit (CTC) and American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC), the IRS is implementing additional preparer due diligence requirements and requesting preparers to verify more information from clients who may be eligible to claim these credits. Because of these new requirements, I’ll be asking more questions to verify your eligibility. Following are some of the “tests” I’ll use to determine whether you qualify.
Ever wonder what the difference is between independent contractors and employees
It’s vital for all employers to properly distinguish between what constitutes an employee and an independent contractor in order to ensure that everyone receives the proper tax treatment.
Ever wonder how to avoid being a victim of identity and tax scams?
Each year, tax scams seem to run more and more rampant, making proper security and privacy protocols critically important. According to the Bureau of Justice statistics, approximately 1 in 18 Americans have their identities stolen each year. With such a consistent rise in identity theft and tax scams, it’s imperative that you keep your information safe and secure from criminals, not only in a work setting but also in your personal life.
Have you ever had a friend stop by unexpectedly? You probably immediately stressed out that your home was a wreck and likely over-explained why your house looked that way. You start wondering how it happened and what the quickest way to clean it up is going to be – major anxiety overload!
Don’t misunderstand, no one expects to keep a perfect home in case of unexpected visitors, but a generally clean home managed by the ease of daily pick up makes a world of difference on our family life and our health.
Kalyn Brooke and Romana D'Souza, lifestyle bloggers, give us Eight reasons keeping a clean home keeps you happy and healthy.