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Data Privacy Day: Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust

January 30, 2017

January 28th was Data Privacy Day! According to staysafeonline.org, Data Privacy Day began in the U.S. and Canada in January 2008 as an extension of the Data Protection Day celebr..

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Three Immediate Steps to Repair Identity Theft as Advised by the FTC

January 25, 2017

PLACE A FRAUD ALERT   Contact 1 credit reporting company. Equifax, Experian or Transunion  • Report that you are an identity theft victim. The credit agency will notify the..

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Deduction for State and Local Sales Tax Benefits Some, but Not All, Taxpayers

January 25, 2017

The break allowing taxpayers to take an itemized deduction for state and local sales taxes in lieu of state and local income taxes was made “permanent” a little over a year ago. This br..

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The Investment Interest Expense Deduction: Less Beneficial Than You Might Think

January 25, 2017

Investment interest — interest on debt used to buy assets held for investment, such as margin debt used to buy securities — generally is deductible for both regular tax and alternative ..

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Help Prevent Tax Identity Theft by Filing Early

January 10, 2017

If you’re like many Americans, you might not start thinking about filing your tax return until close to this year’s April 18 deadline. You might even want to file for an extension so yo..

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