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Employees who are enrolled in a flexible spending account may have more leeway and discretion when it comes to using the money they have contributed to the tax-advantaged fund.

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Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Internal on Wednesday, November 06, 2013
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) warned about a widespread phone scam that has targeted taxpayers, including recent immigrants, in almost every state in the country. Victims are scammed by being informed, over the phone, that they owe the IRS tax money and it must be paid promptly through a wire-transfer or with a pre-loaded debit card.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Rachel Dionisio on Thursday, October 31, 2013
I can’t believe that it’s time for Halloween again! I’m reminded every time I step into a retail store, get on my Facebook page, or drive by yards filled with carved pumpkins.
Posted To: Miss Liberty Tax By: Miss Liberty Tax on Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Most people have heard of end-of-year tax planning, but there is still a large percentage of Americans who wait until the last minute each filing season to start gathering their forms and setting u

Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Internal on Saturday, October 26, 2013

The government shutdown may be over and federal operations have resumed, but many agencies are still reeling from the effects of the suspension, including the Internal Revenue Service. As a re

Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Few households are alike, and individuals may have a number of different people residing with them at some point. From young kids or adult children that have moved back after college to elderly par
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Rachel Dionisio on Monday, October 21, 2013

Each year, thousands of people adopt children from both inside and outside the United States. This process can be one of the most meaningful experiences new parents undergo, but it can also be cost

Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Almost twenty years of marriage to a diehard fisherman and over a decade and counting of raising two boys, and yet I had never had a new washing machine. It was always a hand-me-down – you know, someone was upgrading to the front loader, someone was moving, someone didn’t want to haul it to the curb – so I ended up with the leftovers.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Wednesday, October 02, 2013
No, that’s not the latest lottery jackpot. Over 12 million taxpayers filed for an extension this year (according to the IRS).
Posted To: Miss Liberty Tax By: Miss Liberty Tax on Wednesday, October 02, 2013
During the government shutdown, there will be limited Internal Revenue Service operations; however, we at Liberty Tax want to remind taxpayers that the tax laws still remain in effect and everyone should continue “business as usual” - meaning the IRS still expects to receive your checks  and deadlines must still be met.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Rachel Dionisio on Tuesday, October 01, 2013