Scams in St Petersburg Florida

IRS: Beware of Charity Scams Related to Hurricane Harvey

The IRS is warning about possible fake charity scams that are emerging due to Hurricane Harvey. Taxpayers who want to help should seek out recognized charitable groups to make donations. “While there has been an enormous wave of support across the country for the victims of...
Records in St Petersburg Florida

Inadequate Records Lead to Unfavorable Results for Taxpayers

Federal tax law allows deductions for many items, such as legitimate business expenses and charitable donations. But, if you claim deductions on your tax return, you also must maintain adequate records to support them. If your tax return is audited, missing or incomplete records...
Reverse Mortgages in St Petersburg Florida

Report Warns Retirees about Potential Downsides of Reverse Mortgages

Reverse mortgages have been around for years. But they’re getting a new spin: Some senior homeowners are tapping into their home equity to “bridge the gap” until the time they’re ready to apply for Social Security benefits. However, an independent consumer...
Hurricane Irma in St Petersburg Florida

Help from the IRS for Hurricane Irma Victims

Hurricane Irma has left many victims in parts of Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other areas unable to fulfill their tax responsibilities and perform some key tax-related responsibilities. In response, the IRS is offering Hurricane Irma victims extra time to complete these...
Personal Data in St Petersburg Florida

Recent Breach Highlights the Vulnerability of Your Personal Data

Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies, recently reported a massive data breach. Are you among the 143 million U.S. consumers whose personal information was hacked? Here’s how to find out — and how to help protect yourself against future...
Deadlines in St Petersburg Florida

2017 Q4 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the fourth quarter of 2017. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you. Contact us to ensure you’re meeting all applicable...
Records in St Petersburg Florida

Cool down with a dip into your tax records

In many parts of the country, the dog days of summer are a good time to stay inside. If you’re looking for a practical activity while you beat the heat, consider organizing your tax records. Granted, it may not be as exhilarating as jumping off the high dive, but a dip into these...