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The global COVID-19 pandemic has not only killed hundreds of thousands of individuals and sickened countless others, it has also spawned a host of scams, with criminals hoping to capitalize on people’s fears and the uncertain economic times. The Internal Revenue Service is cautioning taxpayers to be alert to fraud attempts and other financial scams[…]

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Due to concerns that partnerships may not be able to comply with its new mandate for the way they should report partners’ capital accounts, the IRS has postponed the requirement for reporting partners’ shares of partnership capital on the tax-basis until 2020. (See Notice 2019-66). Under old law, partnerships could report partners’ capital on a[…]

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All too frequently, people have their identity stolen.  Despite our best efforts, there are computer hackers, lost Social Security cards and sketchy websites that allow criminals to disrupt our lives, often causing serious damage to our finances. There are a number of warning signs that could mean you’ve been a victim of identity theft. If[…]

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The ABCs of Cryptocurrency Accounting Bitcoin Cryptocurrency We expect there to be major changes this year in how the IRS will enforce cryptocurrency gains. In this blog post we explore the definition of cryptocurrency and what you need to know about accounting for cryptocurrency transactions and reporting cryptocurrency gains on your 2018 tax return. What[…]

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“Audit” is a scary word for most people, because they think it automatically means they’ve done something wrong on their taxes and are going to get penalized. True, sometimes the IRS notices a problem, whether it was intentional misreporting or an inadvertent error. But this is not always the case. The IRS sometimes uses random[…]

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