Category Archives: Taxing Matters

Taxing Matters with Jim Wilson, CPA

Taxing Matters with Jim Wilson

Interesting Cases: Tax Preparer Fraud

Our world just seems to abound with fraud. As a fraud examiner, I see many cases that convince me that people will try most anything to avoid working for a…

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Imitate Me. Why? What Does Emulate Mean?

As a preschool child, I spent my days in the Fanny Battle Day Home on S 6th Street in East Nashville.  My mother and father worked and the day home…

Taxing Matters with Jim Wilson

Accountability: A Necessity for All

My horoscope for today speaks volumes to me: “It is comforting to have a friend on your side; however, what you need more than comfort now is the eye of…

Taxing Matters with Jim Wilson

IRS Says be Alert for Tax Scams

Unethical people seem to thrive every day. They are always dreaming up some multi-farious methods to take money from the unsuspecting mark. Tax scammers work year-round; they don’t take the…

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Taxing Matters – One Very Important Concept

Last weekend, I found myself home-bound with pneumonia. Feeling completely useless, I slumped down in my Lazy-boy and watched the Daytona 400. I rarely sit through a race from beginning…

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Beware: U.S. Department of Labor and Tennessee Department of Labor Get Tough!

Recently, the United States Labor Wage and Hour Department and the State of Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development have been working diligently to stop illegal use of the…

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Some Points, Questions and Considerations to Ponder…

You have heard it all of your life, “Do not cry over spilled milk.” That is probably good counsel; however, what about wasted funds? Recently, I read a report indicating…

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Outrageous Deductions? You Might Be Surprised!

Clients can ask their tax preparers to deduct some off-the-wall deductions. In an article by Dave Du Val, he says some crazy deductions, with the proper circumstances, may be deducted….

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Be On Guard. Do Not Let The Lion Devour You.

The Bible speaks of the devil as a roaring lion that walks about seeking whom he may devour. Fraudsters are devilish beings and they do exactly the same. By definition,…

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The Fox has feathers protruding from his mouth and the chickens are squawking. Who is watching Whom?

As a result of last week’s article, a lady called me to thank me for writing about the 279% interest on Flex Loans. She indicated that she had been a…