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Filing an Amended Return

1040X, Amended Return, income tax filing | February 16, 2015

We knew it the minute we did it. We pushed the button to e-file our income tax return, but we forgot to include something.

Now what?

First, don’t panic. If your return hasn’t been accepted yet – wait. If the return is rejected by the IRS, you can simply correct any mistakes and refile. If your return has been accepted, though, you’ll have to file an amended return with Form 1040X.

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Fixing Your PIN Reject

identity theft, income tax filing, identity | February 13, 2015

You’ve just e-filed your return, sending your annual bundle of joy screaming through cyberspace toward the IRS. All is well, right? All that’s left to do now, is to figure out what to do with that refund!

Then you get the news. Your return was rejected by the IRS because the PIN number you entered during filing wasn’t what it was supposed to be.

Now what? Not to worry. We have some options for you.

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Don't Blame TurboTax

state taxes, TurboTax, Intuit, TaxFraud, identity | February 09, 2015

I’m sure you’ve heard the news: The Minnesota Department of Revenue temporarily stopped accepting state tax returns that were prepared using Intuit’s TurboTax product. 

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Tax-Related Identity Theft – Reduce Your Risk

identity theft, e-filing, tax fraud | February 08, 2015

Tax-related identity theft has become a huge threat to the American taxpayer. It occurs when someone obtains your stolen Social Security Number and files a tax return to claim a fraudulent refund. If they file a return with your SSN before you file, their return is considered the valid tax return until you can prove your identity was stolen. It can take up to a year or longer to prove the theft occurred and obtain your refund.

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