Unraveling Tax Headaches and

Building Financial Vision

Unraveling Tax Headaches and

Building Financial Vision

8September 2019

Do I still need to bring my expenses to my tax appointment?

September 8th, 2019|

We have been getting this question a bit this year already and we would love to help clarify – at least in part. If I can separate ‘expenses’ into three main categories I can address each of them in a simpler manner.   Personal expenses – which are things like mortgage interest for your home, donations to charity, or perhaps some additional sales tax (like a new vehicle purchase). Personal [...]

1September 2019

Is my student loan deductible?

September 1st, 2019|

With secondary education costs on the rise, millions of taxpayers pay substantial amounts of interest on their student loan debt every year. 70% of U.S. college students use loans to pay for their education. The average student’s loan amounts to $37,000. Although the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act limited many deductions, taxpayers with qualified student loan payments can deduct up to $2,500 of interest paid per tax return. If [...]

25August 2019

How Long Can the IRS Audit Me?

August 25th, 2019|

In most cases, the statute of limitations grants the IRS a period of up to three years in which to initiate an audit of a taxpayer. The three-year clock begins counting down from the latter of the following dates: The date on which the return was originally due.In most cases, this is April 15. The date on which the return was originally filed.If the taxpayer obtained a filing extension, which may [...]

18August 2019

I Just Got Notified of an Audit…Help!

August 18th, 2019|

Many fear the thought of receiving an IRS audit notice.  Because of this fear, our tax firm has often encountered clients that put off opening any IRS letters for the fear of being notified of an audit.  First, if you do receive an IRS audit notice, DO NOT PANIC.  Second, DO NOT IGNORE IT. Ignoring it will not make it go away.  Although an IRS audit may seem like a [...]

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