Archives for January 2011

Turn in a Tax Cheat

As part of the recent initiative to collect more of the taxes that the government is owed, the IRS has revamped an existing program to prevent businesses and individuals from evading taxes or receiving fraudulent refunds.  The IRS Whistleblower Office oversees the “turn in a tax cheat” program, which has recently been amended to allow for rewards in a wider variety of situations.  Previously, if a whistleblower’s tips resulted in a business or individual paying additional taxes, he or she could … [Read more...]


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2011 Tax Cut Summary

In early December, President Obama and the Congressional Republicans struck a deal to extend the Bush-era tax cuts, which were set to expire at the end of 2010.  Except for where stated, these are renewed for 2 years.  What will this decision mean for you?  Here is a great summary: Payroll Taxes Payroll taxes have been cut by 2% for all American workers, meaning instead of paying 6.2% on your wages, you will only have to pay 4.2% for tax year 2011.  (Perhaps consider applying this unexpected 2% … [Read more...]