Tax Preparation & Accounting News

What Should I Do if My Tax Refund Is Stolen?

Identity theft is anyone’s worst nightmare. Someone has access to your Social Security number and other personal information. Stolen income tax returns are a common identity theft complaint that will take some time to resolve. As a tax preparation service in Fort...

Avoid These 4 Last-Minute Tax Preparation Errors

Have you filed your taxes yet? The 2017 tax filing deadline of April 18 is rapidly approaching. While it's human nature to want to wait as long as possible to file, many taxpayers procrastinate until the very last minute. Unfortunately, that means they get in a hurry...

4 Ways to Avoid IRS Scams

It's tax time! If you're in the midst of gathering up your receipts and getting your taxes done, you're not alone. Here at our Fort Mill, SC tax preparation service, we're busy working with people to organize and file their returns. Unfortunately, there are people out...

3 Reasons to Choose Professional Tax Preparation

There are lots of things that come along with a new year. Maybe you made some resolutions or are making a fresh start in one or more areas of your life. But flipping the calendar to January also brings with it the beginning of tax season. While you're collecting...

5 Tax Preparation Tips for Newlyweds

Did you get married this year? If so, congratulations! In addition to all of the exciting things that come with starting a life together, there are also some financial considerations. One of the most important is how marriage affects your tax filing status. Here are...

Year-End Tax Preparation Tips

The holidays are upon us once again. And while our immediate thoughts are on all of the parties and festivities that will occur over the next month, we also know what comes right after this season of celebration. That's right, tax season is just around the corner. So...

Finish Strong in 2016 With These 7 Money Saving Tips

Here at Blackwell’s Tax Service, we have a variety of services to help you manage your money. These include income tax preparation, accounting services, and bookkeeping. But aside from these specific things, we also enjoy sharing helpful tips with our clients and the...

Use Your Tax Returns for Your Financial Aid Application

If you have a college student in your household—or will have one in the near future—you've probably heard of FAFSA. FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This is the form that must be completed in order for your family to receive financial aid. As...

Don’t Overlook These Classroom Tax Deductions

School bells are ringing all over the country as parents send their children back to school. That means it's also time for teachers to return to the classroom. We all know that teachers spend long hours preparing for their students, even during their summer break....

2 Tax Benefits for Dependent Care

It's hard to believe, but students will return to school in just a few short weeks. And just like their children, many parents think the school bells will ring too soon. That's because there's lots to be done before classes begin in mid-August. For example, many...