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Audit Risk

Audit Risk

A new study by the National Taxpayer Advocate used confidential IRS data to show large clusters of potential tax cheats in these five metropolitan areas. The IRS uses the information to target taxpayers for audits....…

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Tax Law Changes for 2012, and 2013

Tax Law Changes for 2012, and 2013

It has been a very busy month for the Internal Revenue Service. Members of Congress finally nailed down some tax legislation for 2012, and 2013. However, their last minute decisions put the IRS behind when it comes to processing tax returns because the agency has to work to update its software to adjust for the new laws...…

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Locked, Loaded, and LinkedIn

Locked, Loaded, and LinkedIn

LinkedIn has become one of the leading professional referral sites out there as it helps connect people and businesses all over the world. Here are some tips on how to innovate your LinkedIn account into a reliable marketing resource for your company.…

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A Dream Comes Full Circle

A Dream Comes Full Circle

Himes’s story begins when she was a high-school student in West Virginia. She enjoyed serving others and was good with numbers, so it made sense that her dream was to someday become an accountant.…

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