I will be open for business on January 29!

The IRS will begin accepting 2017 paper and efiled returns on Monday, January 29, 2018. The deadline for filing is Tuesday, April 17, giving taxpayers two additional days to get their act together.

Please note that the IRS, by law, cannot refund taxpayers who qualify for the EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) and/or the ACTC (Additional Child Tax Credit) until mid-February. The earliest date such taxpayers receive their refund via direct deposit or debit card is February 27, 2018.

For more information on how to prepare for the 2018 tax season, go to Take Steps Now for Tax Filing Season.


Extensions due on October 16!

From the Internal Revenue Service web site:

“Extension Filers should review tax credits before filing”


The IRS can assist you if you are a survivor of the wave of hurricanes

This is the link to the latest IRS bulletin describing tax guidelines for hurricane survivors:

IRS Offers Help to Hurricane Victims


Be careful when withdrawing early from your retirement fund



How Exemptions and Dependents Can Reduce Taxable Income

Source: How Exemptions and Dependents Can Reduce Taxable Income


Take Steps Now for Tax Filing Season

Source: Take Steps Now for Tax Filing Season