What to Do If You Owe Money to the IRS

Posted on March 31st, 2016 by Berkow, Schechter & Co.

    Everyone looks forward to getting their refund after they finish filing their taxes. Unfortunately, not everyone will receive a refund and some will even end up owing money to the IRS. If you owe money to the IRS this year, read over a few of these tips to make it easier on yourself. […]

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Where is My Tax Return?

Posted on March 23rd, 2016 by Berkow, Schechter & Co.

You’ve filed your taxes and now you eagerly wait for your refund to arrive. You begin to wait and wonder if the refund is on its way, or if something has gone wrong. So where exactly is your tax return? How Do I Check My Refund? Once a tax return has been officially filed, information […]

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5 Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

Posted on March 18th, 2016 by Berkow, Schechter & Co.

The day you receive your tax refund feels like Christmas morning as a seven-year-old — gifts galore! Unfortunately, many people will spend their tax refund as a windfall and it’s out the door before you know it. Take the time to learn about all of the options you have when considering how you will spend […]

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Tax Refund FAQs

Posted on March 8th, 2016 by Berkow, Schechter & Co.

Having to file your tax return each year can foster a lot of questions as you get older and as the laws change. There are professional tax preparers to help you out with filing, but what about the refund you get afterwards? Here are the most frequently asked questions about tax refunds in the 2016 […]

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What Really Happens When You Don’t File Your Taxes

Posted on February 25th, 2016 by Berkow, Schechter & Co.

Does the IRS Know? All established businesses and employees will receive tax forms each year; copies of those forms will be sent to the IRS. If you don’t file these forms then the IRS will be alerted. However, if you don’t file and you’re expecting a refund, the IRS won’t do anything. The year in […]

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How to Increase Your Tax Refund

Posted on February 19th, 2016 by Berkow, Schechter & Co.

Tax season is well under way and if you haven’t filed yours yet — what are you waiting for? Each year most people look forward to a lump sum of money because of their tax refund, but not everyone’s will be large or even a positive number. How can you make sure that your refund […]

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How to Protect Your Computer & Tax Information

Posted on February 12th, 2016 by Berkow, Schechter & Co.

Each year millions of people fall victim to identity theft. Online scammers will find ways to enter your computer, or convince you to send them sensitive information, in order to use your identity for their personal use. Educating yourself on how to protect your computer and tax information can keep you from losing a lot […]

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How to Avoid a Tax Audit

Posted on February 8th, 2016 by Berkow, Schechter & Co.

It’s the middle of the craziest season of the year, but it’s not winter — it’s tax season! Every year that you file you should do so with the goal of not being audited by the IRS. To avoid being audited this year, and every year after, know the red flags that you should bypass. […]

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How to Avoid Common IRS Scams

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 by Berkow, Schechter & Co.

Just because the IRS is knocking at your door, or calling your cell phone, doesn’t mean you should answer! Recently there have been many theft scams taking place, leaving many people with their identities stolen. Take the time to read this so you can avoid being scammed this tax season. “This call is to inform […]

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How to Create an Effective Business Budget

Posted on January 28th, 2016 by Berkow, Schechter & Co.

Creating an effective budget is something that all businesses should be doing. Not only will a budget help manage your expenses, but you’ll also be able to see what your profit goals should be each month. Don’t fall into the trap of setting a budget and leaving it throughout the year. Instead, utilize these tips […]

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