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The Dirty Dozen, 12 Things That Will Get You Audited By The IRS.
Most people think the IRS is like big brother and watches everything that comes in their way. The truth is only about 1% actually get audited. That doesn't mean you should go crazy and write off everything, but if you are filling out a schedule C, there are things the government looks for that …
Be Aware: Tax Day Brings Another Northland Scam
Once again, there is a scam in the Northland because it's tax day.  It's hard to know what's true and who you can trust now days.  The best thing you can do is keep abreast of the scams that are current in the area and keep your guard up!  The latest scam has targeted t…
5 Tips for Filing Taxes as a Newly Married Couple
It wasn't that long ago where I could file a 1040ez and be done with it in 2 minutes.    However, in the last 3 years, I've had some pretty significant life changes.  Taxes became ridiculously complicated overnight, and boy have we made our mistakes.  I'll sha…
Five Forbidden Tax Deductions
One of the few joys of tax preparation is making deductions and watching your bill from Uncle Sam get lower and lower.
Here's a list of five expenses that might be tempting to deduct, but are strictly forbidden by the IRS.