Posts made in September, 2017


      By now you have learned the disturbing news involving the now widely reported Equifax data breach affecting over 143,000,000 consumers. To put the massive size of this breach in perspective, there are about 326,000,000 people in the United States. While the credit reporting agency announced the breach on September 10th, the breach actually occurred July 29, which means sensitive data from about half of the U.S....

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For most people, the scariest words in the English language are “IRS audit.” Not “grim reaper,” not “root canal,” but “IRS audit.” You can just imagine this menacing IRS agent knocking on your door and handing you a tax bill for thousands of dollars. You feel so helpless. You tell yourself, “Who am I to take on the big, mean IRS?” Well, you’re not helpless, because the Bradford Tax Institute is in your corner. Not only can you take on...

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As Hurricane Irma weakened into a tropical depression, the IRS said it is providing tax relief to people affected by the massive storm in parts of Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands (IR-2017-150). The relief applies to any area designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (“FEMA”) as qualifying. The IRS disaster relief page currently lists the islands of St. John and St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin...

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