Still Waiting For Stimulus Funds? Read On…
During 2020 (and into 2021), taxpayers were eligible for two rounds of economic stimulus payments - the first having paid out around April / May 2020, and the second paying out primarily in January 2021. With that being said, the IRS has a message for anyone who hasn't yet received one or both payments: they're done sending payments, so don't [...]
Looking for work? You may be able to save on taxes!
Looking for a new job can be a very stressful time, filled with unknowns and anxiety. However, if you are looking for a job in the same line of work, there is some good news from the IRS: you may be able to deduct some of your job search costs on your next tax return! Here are some tax-related items [...]
IRS Warns of Back-to-School Scams
With school back in session across the region, the IRS is warning taxpayers of telephone scams that are targeting students and parents (IRS Newswire Issue IR-2006-107). This scam involves phone calls in which the caller demands immediate payment for non-existent taxes, including a "Federal Student Tax." In several reported cases, the caller becomes angry or belligerent when the individual does [...]
Uncle Sam’s Golden (or Silver…or Bronze) Tax Bill
Like many Americans, I have enjoyed watching with great pride so many of our Olympic athletes take to the podium to receive their hard-earned prize: an Olympic medal. The sound of our national anthem rising above the crowd is powerful, and I often wonder what must be going through the minds of the winning athletes. I assume there'd be thoughts [...]
Georgia Accounting Food Fight – August 8th through 19th!
What is the Georgia Accounting Food Fight? The Georgia Society of CPAs and accounting firms and industry accounting departments across the Peach State are working together in a friendly food and fund drive competition to support the eight regional Georgia Food Banks that comprise the Georgia Food Bank Association. Our firm has entered the competition, with our collection benefiting the [...]
Protecting the Taxpayer: the Taxpayer Bill of Rights
With the Democratic and Republican National Conventions behind us, the nation has turned its focus towards the general election in the fall. I would first say, regardless of whom you vote for, I believe wholeheartedly in the importance of voting in general. As Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, “Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote [...]