October 19, 2011Tax season can be overwhelming, especially when you consider all the paper and manual tasks involved. We’ve worked hard in our firm to go paperless—creating a digital filing system that puts clients’ documents at our fingertips…so when you ask, we can send needed files to you immediately.Working with electronic files is far more efficient, so this year we encourage you to provide your tax source documents to us within your client portal. In turn, we will also deliver your tax return in your portal—there for you to review and retrieve when it’s convenient for you, 24/7. By following a paperless tax process you can eliminate:Manually printing, collecting, and delivering your tax source documents.Scanning in and emailing sensitive data (it’s far more secure to exchange files via your client portal).Receiving a printed copy of your return to manually file.And all of this adds up to a speedier and more secure tax process!Join us this year on Team GREEN!
The combination of running a business and your life and preparing for tax time can drive some people into a slight panic. But no need to get stressed if you are prepared. Now is the time to start organizing all documents required to file your tax return.
Like the old paraphrased saying goes: In this world, two things are certain—death and taxes. The recent federal tax overhaul changed a lot of rules, so it’s as important as ever to understand your tax obligations, including those on Social Security benefits.
Unfortunately, cyber scammers never take a vacation. In fact, the IRS has issued a warning of a surge in fraudulent emails that bait potential phishing victims with fake tax transcripts. Links within these emails lead recipients to documents containing the well-known malware, Emotet.