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September 2016 Archives

What you should know about real CP2000 notices

Benjamin Franklin notably said that only death and taxes were inevitable. This adage still holds true today. If you live, work or invest in the U.S., you will likely have a tax debt in some way, shape or form. Today's tax landscape is much, much more complicated than that experienced by our founding fathers, though. Not only do people nowadays have to deal with a tax code that is literally tens of thousands of pages long and an IRS procedural manual that's approximately the same size, they also have to deal with ever-evolving methods used by scammers and criminals trying to separate them from their hard-earned money.

4 Signs that tax bill is a fake

The most recent tax tip from the IRS is a warning about tax bills that appear to be related to the Affordable Care Act. But as we are often writing on this blog, they are fake and being sent out by imposters.

What extension filers need to do before October 17 deadline?

Many reasons make it necessary to apply for an extension to file a tax return. Were you still waiting on necessary paperwork? Did you run out of time to make an appointment with an accountant or complete tax software?

California tax agency publishes list of top 500 tax delinquencies

California law is tough on delinquent taxpayers. The California Franchise Tax Board, known as the FTB, is the state equivalent of the IRS and is required by law to publish twice per year the list of the top 500 delinquent individual and corporate income taxpayers against which the state has filed tax liens.