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Watch for Last-Minute Tax Scams

Watch for Last-Minute Tax Scams

The April 17 deadline for filing will bring this tax season to a close before we know it. So it makes sense that the bad guys are planning to make hay while the sun shines. Identity thieves and…

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Fertile New Ground for Hackers

Fertile New Ground for Hackers

It used to be said that the only things that are inevitable in this life are death and taxes. You might want to add “hacking” to that list. According to the computer information security and cybercrime monitoring website HackRead, it’s being reported that some cybercriminals are targeting much younger victims these days for their Personally Identifiable Information (PII).…

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Safeguarding the Keys to Your Kingdom

Safeguarding the Keys to Your Kingdom

As you know, tax preparation these days is all about the data. There’s your data – e-Services logins, tax software and business data; and there’s client data – the bits and pieces we put together to make a successful income tax return.…

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