The IRS is now accepting tax returns! If you have bought or sold a home in 2018, please ask your Realtor for your Final Settlement statement as you may need that form when filing for your 2018 taxes.
As a precaution, there are many fraudulent people out there who are actively seeking out taxpayer information. Please review any and all IRS documents carefully. Below will be some tips to protect yourself:
Vendors requiring your SSN-Be naturally suspicious of this. If deemed to be feasible, ask your vendor why your SSN is needed and proceed
Shred your documents-Get in the habit of shredding all paperwork before it’s thrown out to keep personal information from falling into the wrong hands. If you don’t own a shredder, contact your bank or other local community services as they often offer free shredding services on specific days
Keep your Social Security card safe-Don’t carry your social card unless its needed for a specific purpose.
Periodically check your credit reports-The three major collection agencies (Experian, Equifax and TransUnion) are legally required to provide you with a free credit report each year. Take advantage of this service and review the reports.
Some tax preparers in our local Los Angeles County area
Jeff Huang CPA & Company
1641 W Main St Ste 218
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (626) 943-2888
Robert Hall & Associates
300 West Glenoaks Blvd., Ste 200
Glendale, CA, 91202
Phone: (818) 242-4888
Fax: (818) 242-1060
KL. TAX & ACCOUNTING INC
3257 Del Mar Ave, Rosemead, CA 91770
Blackrock Investments and Finance, Inc.
direct (951) 963-4023 | cell (626) 731-4485 |fax (626) 529-0850
email firstname.lastname@example.org | web http://www.realtorjudyha.com
CA DRE: 01884583
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