Small Business, Big Ideas

with Jean Willard

March 2012

Phishing schemes and the IRS

03/29/12

Phishing schemes and the IRS

Have you ever wondered what you’d do if you got an email from the IRS? We are all concerned about identity theft, and our use of computers puts us at a risk. If you ever receive an unsolicited email from the IRS, please know that it is not legitimate. The IRS does not initiate communication with taxpayers through the use of email. However, if you initiate contact with the IRS via email, the agency may reply to you via email.

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Remember those resolutions?

03/05/12

Remember those resolutions?

According to experts, 78% of people who make New Year’s resolutions fail to keep them. However, as a consultant to many small businesses, I know many business owners make resolutions in the hopes that each new year will bring improvement for their business. As a CPA who works extensively in the tax areas, I would like to share a few “partway- through-the-year” resolutions that you may be motivated to make (and keep) as you move through this tax season.

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