You only do it once a year, so it can be difficult to remember what documents are needed. If I’m your tax preparer, start with this one 2016 Client Tax Questionnaire Client Tax Questionnaire, and provide a copy of your social security card and your state issued identification. Next, do the following: FIRST – — Verify the […]
Tax Season 2014 Has Begun – Yes, I’m Preparing Taxes this Year
Hello Clients and Friends I’m sure many of you have wondered just where is your dear tax lady Michelle. Well, I am still here and have been trying to figure out how to make this tax season work for us. I have many uncertainties and demands on my schedule, making it difficult (if not impossible) […]
Can I Claim My Spouse As a DEPENDENT? — NO
I keep hearing this crazy notion of one spouse claiming the other spouse as a dependent. What’s most disturbing is that I’m hearing tax preparers state this absurdity, sending their clients on wild goose chases to gather sufficient documentation as proof that their spouse has no gross income so they can claim the spouse as […]
The IRS Actually Lost???
According to this Forbes article published on 1/19/2013, the IRS actually lost it’s case brought on by three independent tax preparers Sabina Loving of Chicago, Illinois, John Gambino of Hoboken, N.J., and Elmer Kilian of Eagle, Wisconsin. The article titled “IRS Stopped ‘Dead In Its Tracks’ In Efforts To Regulate Tax Preparers” explains how the […]