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  • Do I Have to Pay a Job Candidate for a Working Interview?

    As part of your interview process do you bring in candidates for a day to shadow employees as part of a “working interview?”   If you do here are a few questions you should be asking:  Can I legally do this? Do I have to pay them? Is there any liability if they get hurt? Employee Verses…

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  • Tax Preparer Fraud Revealed

    Over the next couple of blog posts we will highlight some of the most egregious cases of tax fraud.  The cases cover the areas the IRS Criminal Investigation unit focuses on.  The first set of cases highlight Tax Preparer Fraud.  Not all preparers are ethical or understand tax laws.  While, for most tax season is January through mid-April, for many it is a year…

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  • 4 Steps to Take if You Receive an Incorrect W2

    All employees should have received a copy of their W2s by the beginning of February.  If you have not received yours yet, then you should call your employer and request a copy immediately.  By law, employers have until the end of January to mail out copies of W2s to employees.  Failure to comply with the W2 filing…

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  • Charlotte NC Tax Filers-IRS Ready to Accept All Tax Returns

    As of Monday, February 14, the IRS began accepting e-files for taxpayers that itemize on their tax returns.  In a previuous blog post about filing your 2012 taxes, we highlighted how the IRS could not accept tax returns until mid-February. The delay in processing returns, was a result of a last minute bill passed by Congress and signed into…

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