Category Archives: Taxing Matters

Taxing Matters with Jim Wilson, CPA

Say What?!

The tax filing deadline is upon us. On April 18 you will either have filed a tax return or, if you are smart, you will have filed an extension of…

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While Looking for the Forest, the Trees Obstruct our View

Why do we strain out the knat and swallow the camel?  When the law is plain and the consequences of failure to follow the law are great, there may remain…

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A Focus on What you Ned to Know About Filing Taxes

Mo Roca has a show on Saturday mornings called, “The Mo You Know!” Yes, it is a show for children, but some of the stories he tells are very interesting…

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Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit

If you have children or a dependent individual in your home, do not overlook the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit. Eligible taxpayers may be able to claim it if…

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This Is An Urgent Message. Respond Quickly.

The Internal Revenue Service recently issued IR-2017-50, which indicates a treasure trove of Americans’ tax deposits being held in the United States Treasury. The total has grown to one billion…

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Where is My W-2?

According to IRS Tax Tip 2017-20, the Service can you get your W-2 from your employer.  Even though the filing date for W-2 forms was January 31, some forms are…

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Is It Deductible? Seriously?!

Kelly Phillips Erb recently wrote an article in Forbes Magazine where she listed several “tax deductions” that people think may pass approval of IRS. But, no such luck. I too…

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Choose Your Tax Preparer Wisely

According to the IRS Tax Tip 2017-05, January 30, 2017, “Taxpayers should choose their tax return preparer wisely – with good reason. Taxpayers are responsible for all the information on…

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No Phishing!

WASHINGTON (February 3, 2017) – The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry issued an urgent alert today to all employers that the Form W-2 email phishing…

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Dropping the Other Shoe, More on the Future of America

Last week I wrote some discouraging words about the future of America. My words echoed the forecast given by Harry Dent, a well known economist. I do not know Mr….