Beware of scammers profiting from coronavirus

As individuals, businesses, local governments and other organizations commit to social distancing measures, there are those who will seek to profit from the coronavirus pandemic. Circumstances are changing daily and the flow of information is constant, which makes it critical that you remain vigilant against various scams surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. Below are some examples […]

IRS Tax Tip: Know the difference between standardized and itemized deductions

It’s a good idea for people to find out if they should file using the standard deduction or itemize their deductions. Deductions reduce the amount of taxable income when filing a federal income tax return. In other words, they can reduce the amount of tax someone owes. Individuals should understand they have a choice of […]

Six things to remember when donating to charity

Whether it’s sponsoring an event, contributing to a worthy organization or donating items to a charity, many people give throughout the year. But, there are several things to remember when it comes to tax time. First, in order to claim a charitable deduction on your tax return, you must do two things: Have a bank […]