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The IRS On-line Transcripts Service is No Longer Available

I wrote a while ago about the new IRS service allowing to download your tax return transcripts online. Unfortunately, this service is no longer available. The IRS took the online service down due to the compromised security, after a large … Continue reading

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Do you have foreign accounts? Then the Highway Bill affects you.

That’s right. You’re not a truck driver, nor a construction worker. You merely drive on highways, and even that not every day. But if you have any foreign accounts, this bill that has just been passed in the Congress – … Continue reading

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Do you know what the IRS Form 3115 is? No? Good. Now you don’t have to.

Guess what, the IRS made a boo-boo again. What about, this time? Trying to force almost anyone with a business or rental income to file form 3115 with their 2014 tax returns. What’s that, you say? Never heard of that … Continue reading

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The IRS now allows verifying credentials of your tax preparer!

I’ve written before about selecting your tax preparer. I’ve received several requests from people to write about how to verify the preparer is actually good. While quantifying the quality is a difficult task, verifying that the preparer is properly licensed … Continue reading

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No more “free loans” from your multiple IRAs

Starting with 2015, the IRS will start enforcing the new interpretation of the law which forbids the practice of taking “free loans” from multiple IRA accounts. What does it mean? For a long time there’s been a practice of taking … Continue reading

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Great new service from the IRS – get your account transcripts online!

  Update: This service is no longer available.

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IRS published information pertaining the ACA provisions (ObamaCare)!

There’s a lot of (mis)information floating around about the tax effects of the Affordable Care Act (AKA ObamaCare). Finally, there’s some reliable information on the IRS site that can help us understand the tax-related provisions of the law. You fan … Continue reading

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