November 2017

National Tax Security Awareness Week: Thieves Use W-2 Scam to get Employee Data

The IRS warns the nation’s business, payroll and human resource communities about a growing W-2 email scam. Criminals use this scheme to gain access to W-2 and other sensitive tax information that employers have about their employees. This tip is part of National Tax Security Awareness Week. The IRS is partnering with state tax agencies, …read more

National Tax Security Awareness Week: Eight Steps To Keep Online Data Safe

During the holiday shopping season, shoppers are looking for the perfect gifts. At the same time, criminals are looking for sensitive data. This data includes credit card numbers, financial accounts and Social Security numbers. Cybercriminals can use this information to file a fraudulent tax return. This tip is part of National Tax Security Awareness Week. …read more

Taxpayers Should do an End-of-Year Withholding Check-up

Taxpayers Should do an End-of-Year Withholding Check-up As the end of the year approaches, the IRS encourages taxpayers to consider a tax withholding checkup. When taxpayers take a close look to make sure the right amount of tax is withheld now, they can avoid an unexpected tax bill next year. Here are five examples of …read more