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Owner Of Georgia Tax Firm Guilty In Fraud Scheme

Federal prosecutors say the owner of a tax preparation firm has pleaded guilty in a multimillion dollar fraud scheme.

12/03/2013

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A Look At The Craziest Tax Write-Offs

It’s hard to think there’s anything funny about taxes when you’re under a mountain of paperwork, but CBS News contributor and analyst Mellody Hobson has a little comic relief for taxpayers.

04/02/2013

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How (Not) To Get Audited

It’s time to talk taxes: 1099 forms have gone out and you should be organizing your paperwork and getting ready to pay the taxman.

03/25/2013

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What Triggers an IRS Tax Audit?

The odds of an audit can increase substantially depending on your income, types of income, deduction amount and changes you have made since filing your last tax return.

03/25/2013

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What To Do With Your Tax Refund

Most tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.

03/18/2013

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Where’s My Refund? IRS Tool Answers That Question

The Internal Revenue Service has a message for taxpayers eager to learn the status of their tax refund: Please don’t check the IRS website every five minutes — once a day is enough.

03/18/2013

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Tax Prep: Don’t Miss These Juicy Credits and Deductions

The IRS expects that 75 percent of all 2012 returns will be entitled to a refund, so if you haven’t started preparing your taxes yet, do it: There’s no reason to wait for April 15 to roll around to get that money back from Uncle Sam.

03/11/2013

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Ga. Fixes Problem With Title Tax Law (Leases)

State lawmakers finalized a deal to correct an unintended consequence to leases that made leasing a vehicle in Georgia, not only unattractive, but downright unthinkable. The original bill called for Georgians who leased vehicles after […]

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Prepare Taxes Online Like A Pro

If you’re preparing your own taxes you should definitely do what the professionals do: use tax preparation software.

03/04/2013

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