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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Use Tax Preparation Software

If you haven’t filed your taxes yet, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that approximately one-third of Americans wait until April to file. When you get down to the last minute, you may be tempted to take care of the paperwork yourself rather than trying to get an appointment with a CPA like John S. Curtin. […]

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Tax Return

We all want to get the most money possible out of our income tax returns. That statement seems simple enough, doesn’t it? However, it means different things to different people. Your individual financial situation plays a big part in what your overall tax strategy should be. When you work with a professional tax preparation […]

4 Reasons to Choose Professional Tax Preparation

It’s the end of January and that means one thing: tax time is around the corner. You’ve probably started receiving your tax documents in the mail. But what will you do with them as the April 15 deadline approaches? Will you choose to do your taxes yourself or will you go to a professional? You […]

Surprise IRA Tax

While preparing 2012 individual tax returns in early 2013, we noticed a trickle of problems on Schedule K-1 from partnership investments in IRAs. That trickle became a flash flood this latest tax season. It is a problem which will erupt in an earthquake of tax and penalty if taxpayers receive an unexpected 1099-R […]