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Summer Surge in Automated Phone Scam Calls and other Scams

By Peoples Tax | August 4, 2016
Posted in: Fraud
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers to stay vigilant against an increase of IRS impersonation scams in the form of automated calls and new tactics from scammers demanding tax payments on iTunes and other gift cards. The IRS has seen an increase in “robo-calls” where scammers…
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Tax Benefits for Members of the Military

By Peoples Tax | May 20, 2016
Posted in: Individual Tax
In honor of National Military Appreciation Month, the IRS has just released a tax guide for members of the military. WASHINGTON — May is National Military Appreciation Month, and the Internal Revenue Service wants members of the military and their families to know about the many tax benefits available to them. Each…
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What to do about Letters from the IRS

By Peoples Tax | April 14, 2016
Posted in: Individual Tax
Have you received a letter in the mail from the IRS? Be honest. Is there a letter (or a pile of them) in a drawer or under the rest of your mail that you have been avoiding? While it is definitely alarming when…
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IRS Warns Virginia Residents of New Phishing Scam

By Peoples Tax | April 7, 2016
Posted in: IRS
From IRS press release IRS Warns Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia Residents of New Phishing Scam Targeting National Capital Area IR-2016-55, April 6, 2016 WASHINGTON — As reports of phone scams as well as email phishing schemes continue across the country, the Internal Revenue Service warned taxpayers of a new phishing…
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How to File Taxes as an Uber Driver

By Peoples Tax | April 6, 2016
Posted in: Individual Tax
The City of Richmond was excited to get Uber last year!  Not only did it mean there was a more convenient option for transportation, it meant a possible second income stream for Richmonders looking to pick up some extra cash. As an Uber driver, you…
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Dear Tipped Employees: Tips Are Not Tax Free

By Peoples Tax | March 24, 2016
Posted in: Individual Tax
We’re just going to get down to brass tacks here: the IRS wants you to report ALL of your income. That means all of your tips – cash and credit card. Whether you already know this or not, there are some things that the IRS…
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Filling out your W-4: Line by Line

By Peoples Tax | March 16, 2016
Posted in: Individual Tax
Anyone who has held a job has filled out a W-4. A W-4, or an Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate, is a form that helps your employer determine how much federal income tax to withhold from your paycheck. The tricky part of filling out…
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Tax Preparers vs. Professionals Who Can Prepare Taxes

By Peoples Tax | March 3, 2016
Posted in: Individual Tax
In the tax preparation world there are EAs (Enrolled Agents), tax preparers (PTIN holders), and tax preparers who have an IRS record of completion (Annual Filing Season Program Participants). Then you have other professionals who qualify in the eyes of the IRS to prepare taxes as a service. There…
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West End

Corporate Office/The Forum Office Park

10120 W. Broad St., Suite C
Glen Allen, VA 23060

South of the River

Huguenot Place

1520 Huguenot Rd., Suite 111
Midlothian, VA 23113

Commonwealth Centre

4521 Commonwealth Centre Parkway
Midlothian, VA 23112

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