Options for Automatic Extension to File

Options for Automatic Extension to File

The IRS will give you an automatic extension to file your federal tax return. This extension form must be filed by April 17th 2018 this year. The extension will avoid any penalties for filing late. If you owe any taxes you should try to make any payments you can at...
IRS Phone Scam Alert

IRS Phone Scam Alert

Be careful of the information you give out over the phone. IRS phone tax scams are on the rise. The most common scam we here of is a caller posing as an agent of the IRS. They claim that you owe money to the IRS. They most often try to get you to pay the balance or...
IRS W-4 2018 Is Updated & Released

IRS W-4 2018 Is Updated & Released

This year is going to be a challenging year with all the new tax law reforms. It’s time to look over your withholdings on your IRS W-4 form. The new 2018 form was just released last week and we see several changes that could affect you at the end of the year if...
California Gift Card Laws

California Gift Card Laws

The rash of bankruptcies and other difficulties facing the state have led to changes and reinforcements of laws applying to gift cards in California. Gift Card Granny examined these laws for California’s shoppers. For state by state specific law concerning Gift...