IRS Tax Tip: Gather records early for a smoother tax season

As taxpayers are getting ready to file their taxes, one of the first things they’ll do is gather their records. To avoid refund delays, taxpayers should gather all year-end income documents before filing a 2019 tax return. It’s important for folks to have all the needed documents on hand before starting to prepare their return. […]

Direct deposit, pay cards best defense against fraud

It’s payday and the end of a shift at the quick-service restaurant. Employees begin filing out to their cars in the parking lot when one of them is approached by a man asking how much the employee got paid that week. The employee looks at his check and tells him he got paid $225. The […]