Direct Deposit Saves Time

Jan 30, 2016 | IRS, Tax Season

Did you know that having your tax refund direct deposited into your bank account can reduce your wait time to receive your money?

Your refund should only be deposited directly into accounts that are in your own name, your spouse’s name or both if it is a joint account.

Whether you file electronically or on paper, direct deposit gives you access to your refund faster than a paper check.

Direct deposit also avoids the possibility that your check could be lost or stolen or returned to the IRS as undeliverable.

Ask us today about direct deposit for your refund.

Phone Scams

Aggressive and threatening phone calls by criminals impersonating IRS agents remains an ongoing threat to taxpayers. The IRS has seen a surge of phone scams in recent months. Scam artists threaten police arrest, deportation, license revocation and other things. The IRS reminds taxpayers to guard against all sorts of con games that often arise during filing season.

Phishing

Taxpayers need to be on guard against fake emails or websites looking to steal personal information. The IRS will not send you an email about a bill or refund. Don’t click on an email claiming to be from the IRS that takes you by surprise. Always be wary of clicking on strange emails and websites. They may be scams to steal your personal information.

Visit the IRS website to get the latest information about current scams.

(Source: www.irs.gov)

The information provided here by Premier CPA Services PC is for general information only. It does not constitute legal, accounting, tax or other professional advice or services, and is presented without any representation or warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the information. Please contact us for information as it relates to your circumstances.
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