IRS Imposter Scams

Published: Jan 5, 2022 6:19:22 AM | Author: Cyber Security
Be on the lookout in 2022. Learn how to spot scammers who pretend to be Internal Revenue Service officials.  Email messages and phone calls which appear to be coming from the IRS should  always  be verified before giving out any personal information, account data or sending money.
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Cybersecurity Tips to Stay Safe

Published: Oct 28, 2021 4:25:39 PM | Author: Dakotaland

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Now is the perfect time to be reminded of how to keep yourself safe online and avoid falling a victim to scams.

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Opt Out of Child Tax Credit Advance

Published: Jul 7, 2021 10:45:47 AM | Author: Dakotaland
The IRS website for the Advance Child Tax Credit has been updated to include the portal to unenroll from the monthly payments scheduled to start July 15th. This link will provide you with more information and/or unenroll inthe advanced payments of the Child Tax Credit.
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2021 Child Tax Credit

Published: May 23, 2021 10:53:00 PM | Author: Dakotaland Financial Services

The IRS has released notice that families meeting the income thresholds will start receiving monthly advancements of 50% of their 2021 Child Tax Credit starting July 15th and the last payment being on December 15th. It is important to remember that this is an ADVANCEMENT of a tax credit you would normally receive on your annual return. Taking the advancement will reduce your credit when filing your return which will result in a higher tax liability (lower refund) for families taking the monthly advance. You are automatically opted in if your AGI (Adjust Gross Income) is under the IRS threshold, but can OPT out when the IRS has the portal complete (portal is not available at this time). You should contact your tax preparer to find out how this will affect your 2021 tax return. Click here to learn more https://www.irs.gov/credits-deductions/advance-child-tax-credit-payments-in-2021

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