Hamilton, Other Tony Award Winners Want Longer Tax Break

Hamilton, Other Tony Award Winners Want Longer Tax Break

Taxes

In December, our current Congress voted in a tax break for The Great White Way. As part of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act 2015, also known as the Extenders Bill, Congress not only extended the expensing provision for qualified film and television through 2016 but added live theater productions to the mix.

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IRS Announces Significant Arrests In Massive IRS Phone Scam

IRS Announces Significant Arrests In Massive IRS Phone Scam

Taxes

Scammers are still targeting taxpayers. Nearly 6,400 victims have collectively paid over $36.5 million to scammers posing as Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials since October of 2013. Over that same time period, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) has received reports of roughly 1.2 million calls made to taxpayers demanding that they send cash to resolve outstanding tax liabilities. The average amount of money lost in the scam is $5,700.

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Affordable Care Act Consumer Alert Choose Your Tax Preparer Wisely

Affordable Care Act Consumer Alert Choose Your Tax Preparer Wisely

Taxes

The IRS urges you to choose your tax professional carefully in response to reports from last year describing unscrupulous preparers. In some cases, these preparers were instructing their clients to make individual shared responsibility payments directly to that preparer.

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Have You Tried These Easy-to-Use IRS Online Tools?

Have You Tried These Easy-to-Use IRS Online Tools?

Taxes

Taxes can be confusing, and advice from friends and family isn’t always reliable. Luckily, the IRS has put together many online tools that are easy to use.

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ATAX Franchisee Megan Gardner - A Great Journey to Entrepreneurship

ATAX Franchisee Megan Gardner - A Great Journey to Entrepreneurship

Small Business

One of the most rewarding parts of joining the ATAX franchise systems is working alongside motivated individuals with inspiring journeys to business ownership.

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How Much Do You Know about the Taxpayer Advocate Service?

How Much Do You Know about the Taxpayer Advocate Service?

Taxes

As a taxpayer, you have rights. The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) through the IRS is an independent organization within the IRS that helps the individual taxpayer share his or her voice.

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ATAX Earns Xero’s Emerging Partner Award

ATAX Earns Xero’s Emerging Partner Award

Small Business

ATAX, as an innovative franchise industry leader with its signature three-in-one tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll concept, was recently presented with the Xero “Emerging Partner of the Year Award.” The brand earned the honor after demonstrating the potential to deliver value-added services to its clients in 2014. Xero presented the recognition to ATAX at its recent partner convention, Xerocon, in Denver.

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Is Your Health Coverage Considered Qualifying Coverage under the ACA

Is Your Health Coverage Considered Qualifying Coverage under the ACA

Health

The Affordable Care Act requires you and every member of your family to (1) have qualifying health care coverage, (2) qualify for an exemption from the responsibility to have minimum essential coverage or (3) make an individual shared responsibility payment when you file your federal income tax return each year.

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ATAX CEO Profiled in Franchise Times Magazine

ATAX CEO Profiled in Franchise Times Magazine

Small Business

If you’re looking into buying a franchise, you know better than anyone how overwhelming the decision can be. And with so many options out there, how can you tell which concept deserves your money?

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Affordable Care Act and Employers - Understanding Affordable and Minimum Value Coverage

Affordable Care Act and Employers - Understanding Affordable and Minimum Value Coverage

Health

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) can be confusing for employers and employees alike - and both parties should know their rights.

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