Monthly Archives: February 2017

Don’t Overlook The First-Time Penalty Abatement Waiver

Have you heard of the IRS’ First-Time Penalty Abatement (FTA) administrative waiver? Most people have not, and that even includes some tax professionals. This is unfortunate, because the program offers a high potential for saving taxpayers substantial cost in some situations. The FTA was established in 2001 as a way to reward filers with good… Read More »

Tips for Choosing the Right Tax Preparer

If anyone knows how complicated filing tax returns can be, it’s the IRS. After all, they make the rules! With that difficulty in mind, the agency recently emailed information about choosing wisely when selecting a tax preparer, and as a tax preparer myself, I strongly encourage this education. This is important, because no matter who… Read More »