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The IRS “Dirty Dozen” List 2016

From Mark G. Enderle, CPA: Last month, the IRS released its annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams with identity theft topping this year’s list. Phone scams and phishing (fake emails) are also mentioned. Our clients report incidents to us almost weekly. Interestingly, fake charities also made the list…often with names that sound similar to familiar or nationally-known organizations. If you’re not sure about the organization, call us. Also in …Read More

Feel unfairly treated by the IRS?

Feel unfairly treated by the IRS? The Government Accountability Office (GAO) agrees with you.  In a report issued today, the GAO has found problems with the audit selection processes of two major IRS divisions. These divisions are the Small Business/Self-Employed Division (SB/SE) (i.e., most of us).  The GAO concluded that the lack of strong control procedures ”increases the risk that the audit program’s mission of fair and equitable application of the …Read More