07 December

We’re Hiring!

Tax Preparer Patten Thiebaud LLC Patten Thiebaud LLC is a Dallas based CPA firm providing businesses and individuals, across a wide array of industries and with varying levels of complexity, with customized tax and accounting services.  We are looking for an energetic, conscientious, organized, and detail-oriented individual who has a very strong work ethic. It is important that the applicant …

22 January

Be on “High Alert” for Scams from Those Claiming to be from the IRS

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) urges taxpayers to be on “high alert” about IRS employee impersonators. According to TIGTA, since October 2013, thieves have stolen millions of dollars from taxpayers believing the fraudulent calls saying that they owed the government money and cash needed to be sent immediately. The TIGTA states that they receive thousands of calls …

18 December

Congress Gives Americans a Tax Gift for Christmas

By LAURA SAUNDERS The Wall Street Journal Updated Dec. 18, 2015 12:41 p.m. ET Congress’s Christmas-tree tax bill contains surprising presents: permanent extensions of tax benefits for individuals that have long been temporary. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, or PATH, has been passed by both the House and Senate and is expected to be signed into …

18 December

INCOME TAXES ILLUSTRATED

Today, the individual income tax is the single most important source of federal revenue, but it wasn’t always that way. In 1936, excise taxes, such as tobacco and alcohol taxes, brought in more than any other revenue source. Then, in 1943, the corporate income tax briefly became the most important source of federal revenue. But since the end of World …