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Study: Security of Personal Info Top of Mind for Many Americans This Tax Season

Tax-time ID theft once again made the IRS’s “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams. But you don’t have to become a victim.

4 Common Expense-Tracking Pitfalls – And How to Avoid Them This Tax Season

Don't stress out at tax time. Proper deduction tracking during the year is not as difficult as you might think.
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Help to the Finish Line: How Not to Become Overwhelmed

From the myths of multitasking to the ability to become organized, this week's quiz addresses the problems of the overworked accountant.
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How Yoga Brings Balance to CPAs

One CPA shows that yoga is not a fringe activity for hippies, but a terrific way for busy CPAs to recharge themselves during tax season – or anytime.

Everyone Grapples with 6 to 8 Problems

As you go through tax season with your basket of problems, remember that all the people you deal with have theirs.
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Wristbands Get Indiana CPA Firm Moving at Tax Time

On any normal day Katie Bailey, audit manager at CPA firm Dauby O'Connor & Zaleski, LLC (DOZ) in Carmel, Indiana, would definitely consider herself an active person. But during tax season, Bailey, who like most CPAs logs 12- to 13-hour days from January to April, it’s no longer a matter of how much she moves in a given day, but if she moves—at all. Now, that's changing.

IRS Posts New Publications 17 and 509; Discontinues 1518 Small Business Calendar

The IRS has announced that it has posted “Pub. 17,” a long-standing guide covering a multitude of tax issues affecting individuals, for use in preparing 2013 returns.

Attention, Shoppers: Tax Returns on Sale!

Are consumers inclined to drop off their tax returns at a department store kiosk after shopping for linens, sporting goods, or electronic gadgets? Both Liberty Tax Services and Jackson Hewitt are betting they are.
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