Taxpayers should include tax plans in their wedding plans

Couples getting married this year know there are a lot of details in planning a wedding. Along with the cake and gift registry, their first tax return as a married couple should be on their checklist. The IRS has tips and tools to help newlyweds consider how marriage may affect their taxes. Here are five…

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ID theft: Here’s what to look for and what to do when it happens

Tax-related identity theft occurs when a thief uses someone’s stolen Social Security number to file a tax return and claim a fraudulent refund. The victim may be unaware that this has happened until they e-file their return. Even before the victim files their return, the IRS may send the taxpayer a letter saying the agency…

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CRA Non-Resident Employer Certification Program

On January 12, 2016, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced that it is launching the Non-Resident Employer Certification Program, as originally announced in the 2015 Federal Budget. The program will become operative on January 1, 2016 for certification applications received by the CRA by February 1, 2016. This is very welcome news for non-resident employers…

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