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Beginning in calendar year 2012, all Registered Tax Return Preparers (Individuals who have a PTIN) and RTRP candidates must obtain 15 hours of continuing education annually. The programs should include two hours of ethics, three hours of federal tax law updates, and ten hours of other federal tax law.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Tuesday, August 14, 2012

So, you’re thinking of doing a ROTH IRA conversion, you might want to take into consideration changes that may happen over the next few years with the tax code. I’m not saying it will happen, but only something to take

Posted To: David Rocci Tax Rants By: David Rocci on Sunday, August 05, 2012

Are you enjoying the Olympics so far? What was your biggest surprise? Michael Phelps not reaching a gold medal since he was a young lad? One of my biggest surprises was the Olympic athletes not having to pay taxes Surprised?

Posted To: David Rocci Tax Rants By: David Rocci on Monday, July 30, 2012

Mitt Romney is making a huge mistake by not releasing his tax returns for the public to view. That is the one area that I agree after reading this blog at Don’t Mess with Taxes.  However, the main argument presented

Posted To: David Rocci Tax Rants By: David Rocci on Saturday, July 21, 2012

Customers often shop online simply to save money by avoiding state sales tax on their purchases.  However, recently Amazon has made the headlines because they are looking to purchases be taxable, regardless of whether they have a physical presence in

Posted To: David Rocci Tax Rants By: David Rocci on Friday, July 20, 2012

Recently I was hanging out with a good friend of mine, who admittedly, doesn’t know a lot about the economy or taxes, but said, “Why doesn’t the government just get the hell out of our way?”   I was stunned

Posted To: David Rocci Tax Rants By: David Rocci on Friday, July 13, 2012
Millions of Americans fall into what has been labeled the "sandwich generation." This demographic is defined as those individuals who are providing care or financial assistance to both their
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Wednesday, July 11, 2012
When it comes to paying Uncle Sam, there are very strict rules about what can and cannot be written off on income tax returns. However, there are several costs that many individuals and business owner
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Monday, July 09, 2012
Navigating the federal tax code can be a bewildering experience for the taxpayer. Pages of complex verbiage and multiple scenarios jumble together to create confusion and frustration as well as missed opportunities for tax breaks.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Monday, July 02, 2012

 Wedding season is upon us and there is a ton of planning to do and one of the items that are probably pretty far down on the checklist is to prepare for tax season.  Uncle Sam has a plan and

Posted To: David Rocci Tax Rants By: Rachel Dionisio on Monday, July 02, 2012