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New requirement for seeking a tax ID number

WASHINGTON — During National Small Business Week, the Internal Revenue Service wants small business taxpayers and the self-employed to know that, starting May 13, an important change will affect the way it issues employer identification numbers,…
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Scams Targeting Taxpayers

Crooks impersonating the IRS either by phone, email or in person cost people their time and money. The IRS urges people to stay vigilant against schemes and scams and avoid becoming a victim. Here are some important tips for taxpayers to…
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New Rule for Sales of Clothing and School Supplies

SPECIFIC REASONS FOR FINDING AN IMMEDIATE DANGER TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY OR WELFARE: Section 54 of Chapter 2018-118, Laws of Florida, authorizes the Department of Revenue to promulgate emergency rules to implement the provisions of the…
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How to Minimize the Risk of Losing Your Work in Excel

Most spreadsheet users would love to have a dollar for every time something has gone awry with an Excel spreadsheet. Sometimes it’s a power outage, or a computer crash, or simply closing the wrong document without saving. Fortunately in all…
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IRS Issues Urgent Warning On New Tax Refund Scam

Just when you thought you'd read about all of the tax scams: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning taxpayers about a new - and growing - scam involving erroneous tax refunds being deposited into real taxpayer bank accounts. Then the…
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Identity Protection

Prevention, Detection and Victim Assistance: Tax-related identity theft when someone uses your Social Security number to file a tax return claiming a fraudulent refund. How to reduce your risk Always use security software with firewall…