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How can I make sure my donations are tax-deductible?

It’s that time of year when taxpayers are thinking about how they want to give back, and many taxpayers will want to donate to a charity that means something to them. The IRS has a tool that may help them make sure their donations are as beneficial as possible. Tax Exempt Organization Search on IRS.gov […]

Advanced Client Information Screen Tips & Tricks

Do you know about the advanced client information screen? It is a tool already included in the program that has many frequently used features all in one place. It allows you to: Lookup a client’s basic information without going into their return. Keeps all of the acknowledgments pertaining to that client in one place for […]

Online seminars from 2019 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums now available

Tax professionals can earn continuing education credits online by taking seminars recorded at the 2019 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums. The 15 new self-study seminars are now available on the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Online website. Self-study seminars provide information to participants using interactive videos, PowerPoint slides and transcripts.

Need a copy of the Tax reform publication in a different language?

TAX REFORM PUBLICATION TRANSLATED INTO DIFFERENT LANGUAGES Taxpayers who filed an extension can find resources on IRS.gov that can help them file their tax return. One of these resources is Publication 5307, Tax Reform Basics for Individuals and Families. This publication is now available in several different languages.

What out-of-pocket expenses can teachers deduct on their taxes?

What teachers should know about deducting out-of-pocket classroom expenses Now that fall is here and school has started, many teachers are dipping into their own pockets to buy classroom supplies. Doing this throughout the year can add up fast. Fortunately, eligible educators may be able to defray qualified expenses they paid in 2019 when they […]

Tax Planning for 2019 is here!

You can take the mystery out of your client’s future tax return today; using our Tax Planning Tool built into Wintax. Today we want to make you aware of one of our powerful tools called “Tax Planning”. This is a tool that is embedded inside your program so there is nothing to add or install. […]

5 Tips To Close The Tax Season

1. Back-Up and Protect Your Data As the tax preparer, backing up and protecting your data should be a primary concern. Making regular backups to an external storage device at a minimum of once per week is important. Imagine next week your hard drive fails. The returns you’ve done, acknowledgement reports, PDF copies, and scanned […]

Client Comparison and Batch Extensions using Wintax NextGen 2018

Towards the end of tax season, we field some telephone calls helping clients transmit extension form 4868 for their clients. When the telephone call is about finished the client will make a comment something along the lines of “thanks, one down 40 to go!”. It’s about that time Taxware customer support becomes their best friend […]