Tax Benefits for Higher Education

Tax Benefits for Higher Education   Higher education costs paid in 2016 can mean tax savings when taxpayers file their tax returns. If taxpayers, their spouses or their dependents took post-high school coursework last year, they may be eligible for a tax credit or deduction. Here are some facts from the IRS about tax benefits for [...]

By | 2017-03-23T20:34:49+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Taxes|0 Comments

2017 Dirty Dozen Tax Scams

Each year, the Internal Revenue Service issues a list of the top 12 tax-related scams it sees throughout the year. The IRS “Dirty Dozen” highlights various schemes that taxpayers may encounter anytime, many of which peak during tax-filing season. Taxpayers need to guard themselves against these ploys. JM Short CPA is a local accounting [...]

By | 2017-03-23T20:12:53+00:00 February 12th, 2017|Governments, Taxes|0 Comments

Before You Hire a Company To Do Your Taxes

There are a variety of choices available for help with tax preparation and tax filing in Adel, Iowa and surrounding areas.  Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), such as JM Short CPA, and tax preparation chains such as H&R Block and Jackson Hewitt, are both readily available in these areas. It is important to know the difference between [...]

By | 2017-03-23T20:35:00+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Financial, Taxes|0 Comments