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Renew Your ITIN Now

If you have an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) rather than a Social Security number (SSN) you may need to take action or you'll be unable to file a tax return for 2017. What to know about ITINs ITINs are identification numbers issued by the U.S. government for individuals who do not qualify to receive an SSN. An ITIN [...]

2017-10-27T16:24:39-04:00October 16th, 2017|

Medical Access Denial – What Every College Student’s Parents Should Know

Imagine your college-aged son has an accident while away at school and ends up in the emergency room. When you call the hospital, you are medical denied information about his care because you do not have the proper forms signed. HIPAA not so hip Due to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), you [...]

2019-07-02T20:51:07-04:00August 15th, 2017|

4 Tips to Landing Your Dream Home in a Seller’s Market

It's a tough time to buy a house. With high prices and low supply, homebuyers have to tackle the buying process differently than they would in a flat or down market. Here are some suggestions to landing your dream home in a seller's market. Be nimble, be flexible. Try to investigate new listings quickly – within hours [...]

2017-06-21T21:16:51-04:00June 21st, 2017|

Four Tips for Working Beyond Retirement Age

Many people choose to work into their retirement years. If this is something you’re considering, here are some tips to make sure you get the greatest benefit from your efforts. Consider delaying Social Security. You can start receiving Social Security retirement benefits as early as age 62, but if you continue to work, it may [...]

2017-05-15T21:27:35-04:00May 15th, 2017|

ALERT: New Small Business Scam Steals Key Information

This past month at least 55 companies reported they had fallen victim to a new type of small business scam. The specialized phishing scheme involves a criminal masquerading as a real employee, often a key executive, and then duping unwitting employees to provide payment or secure files. The scam takes many forms. Here are a [...]

2019-07-02T20:51:08-04:00April 24th, 2017|

Alimony in the IRS Spotlight

A couple of years ago, the U.S. Treasury released a report highlighting a disturbing level of non-compliance in alimony reporting on tax returns. Since the report was released, the IRS has increased the scrutiny they place on tax returns with these claims. If you file a tax return involving alimony, make sure you know the facts [...]

2019-07-02T20:51:08-04:00April 13th, 2017|