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Some Struggling To Meet Income Tax Deadline Advised to File For Extension

The income tax filing date is less than two weeks away, and for some it’s time to make a choice.

04/04/2014

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Owners of Manco & Manco Pizza in Ocean City Charged with Tax Evasion

If you’ve been on the boardwalk in Ocean City, NJ, chances are you’ve sampled their fare at Manco & Manco Pizza.

04/03/2014

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Don’t Fall Victim To IRS Tax Scam Call

By Jim Donovan: The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today warned consumers about a scam in which New Jerseyans received phone calls from con artists claiming to be representatives of the U.S. Internal Revenue […]

03/20/2014

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IRS Won’t Begin Processing Tax Returns Until January 31st

Want to file your federal tax return right away so you can get a quick turnaround on that refund check? Sorry, the IRS says.

01/17/2014

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Last-Minute Advice on 2013 Charitable Gifts

If you’re hoping to get a tax deduction on your 2013 income taxes, today is the last day to make that donation.

12/31/2013

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Blog: Health Flex Spending Rule Change

By Jim Donovan:  The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the IRS are modifying the longstanding “use-or-lose” rule for health flexible spending arrangements (FSAs).  To make health FSAs more consumer-friendly and provide added flexibility, employers […]

11/01/2013

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2 Charged With Using NJ Prison Inmates To Scam the IRS

Federal prosecutors in New Jersey have charged two people in Delaware with operating a phony tax return business aimed at prison inmates, with the US Treasury the victim.

10/23/2013

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Blog: IRS Tips For Newlyweds

  By Jim Donovan:  Late spring and early summer are popular times for weddings. Whatever the season, a change in your marital status can affect your taxes. Here are several tips from the IRS for […]

07/02/2013

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Blog: Tax Advice For Superstorm Sandy Victims

By Jim Donovan:  The deadline to file your federal taxes is soon approaching.  If you’ve experienced a loss as a result of Hurricane Sandy, here are a few things to keep in mind as you […]

04/09/2013

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Former IRS Attorney Says Government’s Move on Fumo Properties Was Overdue

Keith Fogg, who served more than 30 years in the office of the IRS’ chief counsel, says word that the government has placed liens against the transfer of properties to a family member and a female companion is a bit surprising only in how long it took.

04/08/2013

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BLOG: IRS Dirty Dozen List of Tax Scams

By Jim Donovan:  The Internal Revenue Service today issued its annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams, reminding taxpayers to use caution during tax season to protect themselves against a wide range of schemes ranging […]

03/26/2013

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Plenty Of Changes For Tax Filers This Year

Experts recommend using some type of guidance to navigate forms and maximize your returns.

03/18/2013

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BLOG: 4 Tax Tips About Unemployment Benefits

By Jim Donovan:   If you received unemployment benefits this year, you must report the payments on your federal income tax return. Here are four tips from the IRS about unemployment benefits. 1. You must include […]

03/05/2013

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As The Tax Man Cometh, Tips For Getting Ready

The IRS expects 75 percent of all 2012 returns will get a refund, so if you haven’t started preparing your taxes yet, do it.

03/04/2013

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BLOG: FREE Tax Filing For Incomes Under $57K

By Jim Donovan:  The Free File Alliance, a nonprofit coalition of industry-leading tax software companies is partnering with the Internal Revenue Service, to launch the 2013 Free File program.  Since its inception in 2003, Free File […]

03/01/2013

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