Scam alert!

Beware of phone scammers pretending to be the IRS
Some of our clients have been on the receiving end of threatening phone calls from nasty people pretending to be the IRS. Don't believe it — if there's ever a problem with your taxes, the IRS will send you a letter (and they're more polite about it than a scam artist). This article from has more about the scams and how to spot them.

IRS Tax Tips

Include a Few Tax Items in Your Summer Wedding Checklist
If you're getting married, here's a few things you should be doing. (Like you don't have enough things on your to-do list already.)

Tax Tips for Students with Summer Jobs
Got yourself a summer job for the first time ever? Welcome to the world of income taxes.

Back-to-School Tax Credits
It's not exactly an "IRS Back-to-School Sale," but close enough.

Health care

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Tax Provisions
A central resource for individuals, employers and insurers. Answers the question, "How will this affect my taxes?"

Health Care Law and Your Tax Return
An "if this, then that" summary of how the health care law affects individual taxpayers doing their income tax returns.

Small Business Health Care Tax Credit for Small Employers
What you need to know about the small business health care tax credit.

Access Health CT
Official site of the Connecticut health insurance marketplace.

Small business topics

IRS Small Business/Self-Employed
Tax information geared to small business owners.

Charitable contributions

Goodwill Valuation Guide (PDF)
A list of price ranges for items commonly sold in Goodwill stores.

Charitable Contributions (PDF)
IRS Publication 526

Determining the Value of Donated Property (PDF)
IRS Publication 561

Tax department web sites

Internal Revenue Service
Main IRS web site.

Connecticut Dept. of Revenue Services
State tax information, forms and publications.

Connecticut Department of Labor
Unemployment taxes and other info of interest to employers.

Other state tax departments of interest to our clients: California, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Vermont, Virginia

Fairfield Chamber of Commerce