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’s Official Auto Mileage Rates for 2017

Per IRS Notice 2016-79, the IRS has announced the 2017 auto mileage rates.  Effective January 1, 2017, the auto rates are: Business – $0.535 Medical and moving – $0.17 Charitable – $0.14 The 2018 auto mileage rates will be announced in December 2017.