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Phishing Is No Longer a Recreational Activity

Several years ago, we warned our clients to beware of emails claiming to be from the IRS, because the IRS does NOT communicate with taxpayers via email. ¬†Emails with the IRS logo do not make them legitimate. The scams are still going on.¬† If you get an email that appears to be from the IRS […]

Don’t Let Them Reach Out and Touch You

Not content with sending fraudulent emails, scammers are now calling taxpayers, pretending to be from the Collection Division of the IRS and demanding a payment of thousands of dollars or risk having the taxpayer arrested. The IRS does not make telephone calls to initially inform you of any unpaid tax liabilites; they will send you […]

IRS Increases Auto Mileage Rates for 2015

Aware that higher gas prices have had a major impact on both businesses and consumers, the IRS has changed the auto mileage rates: For 2014, the auto rates were: Business – $0.56 Medical and moving – $0.235 Charitable – $0.14 Effective January 1, 2015, the auto rates are: Business – $0.575 Medical and moving – […]