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Roni Deutch

Member Since: 05th February 2008
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08th March 2011

Tax Lady Roni Deutch Suggests 10 Free Mobile Apps All Taxpayers Should Download This Tax Season

Last week the IRS announced they had launched a mobile application, which got me thinking about all the free tax apps available for smart phones these days. 1. The IRS's App Last week the IRS unveiled their new IRS2Go mobile app for iPhones and Andr...

09th February 2011

Preventing Tax Related Identity Theft

The United States Federal Trade Commission estimates as many as 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year. Identity theft is a crime in which an impostor obtains key pieces of someone else’s personal identifying information - such as Soci...

09th February 2011

Prepare Early for the Tax Filing Deadline

The IRS officially began accepting returns for most taxpayers, and will allow all returns to be filed in just a few weeks. Although tax filing season has not officially began yet everyone, there are plenty of actions you can take now to help make preparin...

12th January 2011

Roni Deutch Answers Common Questions About Bankruptcy and Tax Debts

It is not uncommon for those calling my law firm about their IRS tax debt to ask about Bankruptcy. Will my tax debts be resolved by filing for bankruptcy? Unfortunately, there is no straightforward answer to this first question, as it will depend on...

06th December 2010

Common Questions About End of the Year Tax Planning

I know, the holidays are upon us, and the last thing anyone is thinking about is tax season. But as New Year’s creeps into view, this is your last chance to make money-saving moves for your taxes. 1. Why should I start planning now? Most taxpayers d...

03rd December 2010

How the Republican Majority in the House will Impact US Tax Law

Leading up to the election last week, Republican candidates promised serious tax law changes in the next two years. However, since Democrats retained control of the Senate, many are wondering which, if any, of these promises will actually come to fruition...

10th November 2010

Tax Advice for American Farmers

The farming industry has been a major part of America since our country began, and continues to thrive today. Fortunately, the government provides special tax incentives for farmers, but navigating the complicated IRS tax code can be difficult even for st...

20th October 2010

Looming Tax Increases in 2011

As we wait for Congress to take up a handful of tax and financial issues, taxpayers across the country are wondering what tax laws will change in 2011. A handful of tax cuts and incentives are scheduled to expire at the end of the year, and unless Congres...

23rd September 2010

The Tax Benefits of Donating a Vehicle

Donating a car is a great way to help out a charity of your choice while, at the same time, lowering your tax liability. However, over the past few years the IRS has cracked down on vehicle donations, after decades of abuse. This article explains how to c...

16th September 2010

The United States Tax Court

The United States Tax Court was created by Congress as an independent judicial authority for taxpayers disputing certain Internal Revenue Service (IRS) determinations. The Commissioner of Internal Revenue has the power to determine tax deficiencies for ta...

09th September 2010

What All Taxpayers Should Know About Early IRA Withdrawals

Although the purpose of an IRA is to save for the future, it is not uncommon for taxpayers to ‘borrow' money from their account. Unfortunately, there are severe tax penalties that are assessed when you make an early withdrawal. Here are some tax implica...

01st September 2010

6 Popular Business Tax Myths Debunked

Working for yourself, while incredibly rewarding, can be very stressful. Between estimated tax payments, accountants, and tax preparers, it is hard to keep a clear head. To make matters worse, there are dozens of business tax myths, which make tax plannin...

04th August 2010

Roni Deutch Explains the Tanning Tax

When President Obama signed the health care reform bill, it signaled the beginning of dozens of tax law changes. Some gradual tax increases are scheduled over the next few years, while others took affect immediately. To help those looking for more informa...

19th July 2010

Vehicles that Still Qualify for an IRS Tax Credit

Unfortunately, many of the federal tax credits for popular hybrids - such as the Toyota Prius - expired quite a while ago. However, although a handful of vehicles no longer qualify for the tax incentives, there are plenty of energy efficient automobiles t...

31st May 2010

6 Pros and Cons of Value Added Taxes

Since we have been hearing so much about a Federal VAT over the past few years, I wanted to take a minute to review some of the largest pros and cons of such a tax with all of my blog readers. PRO: Increased Revenue Obviously, the largest benefit of...