Planning matters

Unexpected Tax Refund in Your Bank Account? It Could be a Scam.

Recently, the IRS has reported a new scam. Cybercriminals are using stolen taxpayer data to file tax returns and have the resulting refunds direct-deposited into the taxpayers’ real bank accounts…

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The Tax Cut and Jobs Act and 2017 Income Tax Returns

Filing your annual tax returns for any year can be a confusing process, but the last year has seen significant changes to the US tax code. Most of the Act’s provisions are effective starting with the 2018 tax year, but keep the following in mind when filing your 2017 income tax returns…

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New Tax Law 2018

On December 22, 2017, the President signed into law new tax legislation with many provisions effective for 2018 and expiring 2025. Here are some of the highlights that apply to most clients and a few obscure details.

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Keep Your Eyes on the Big (Tax) Picture

While we offer many services, including tax planning and tax return preparation, Johnson Bixby’s true strength is our focus on the big picture.

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Income Taxes and Retirement

Retirement brings many changes. However, many retirees are still required to file income tax returns and pay income taxes. More than one person has asked me when they can stop filing. It seems to be a fairly common myth that after a certain age, filing taxes is no longer required.

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