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Tax Time Guide from the IRS

February 28th, 2017

Each year, the IRS offers timely information and helpful tips for individual taxpayers as the annual April tax filing deadline nears. They call it their “Tax Time Guide,” and you can find it on the IRS.gov website here: https://www.irs.gov/uac/newsroom/tax-time-guide Clients of Laciak>cpa also have access to a convenient and helpful tax time organizer, which you can […]

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IRS Warns Against Scam Calls and Emails

February 23rd, 2017

Every year at tax time (and beyond), scammers prey upon individual taxpayers, using the IRS as a lure. These tax scams take many different forms. The most common scams are phone calls and emails from thieves who pretend to be from the IRS. Scammers use the IRS name, logo or a fake website to try […]

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IRS Debunks Myths Surrounding Tax Refunds

February 20th, 2017

As millions of people begin filing their tax returns, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers about some basic tips to keep in mind about refunds. During the early parts of the tax season, taxpayers are anxious to get details about their refunds. In some social media, this can lead to misunderstandings and speculation about refunds. […]

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Income Tax Brackets For 2017

February 13th, 2017

Do you know what your tax responsibility will be for this calendar year and next year’s tax return? Income tax brackets for 2017 have been published, and we’re prepared with a helpful example of how to read the schedule. Tax Rate Single Married Filing Jointly Married Filing Separately Head of Household 10% $0-$9,325 $0-$18,650 $0-$9,325 […]

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Creating A Cyber Safety Plan

February 10th, 2017

Cyber attacks fall into two broad categories: breaches in data security and sabotage. Personal data, intellectual property, trade secrets and information relating to bids, mergers and prices are tempting targets for a data security breach. Sabotage can take the form of denial of service attacks, which flood web services with bogus messages, as well as […]

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Helpful 2016 1040 Tax Organizer

February 7th, 2017

Need help getting your tax documents organized for 2016? Access our handy 1040 tax organizer for 2016 on our Client Form page. Laciak>cpa is accepting new clients at our offices in Schererville and Valparaiso. Clients are invited to drop off tax documents at the location of their preference for the 2016 tax filing season. We […]

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