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Topics will be continually added to this area based upon your needs. If there is a topic you would like to see added, please send an email by clicking below. Your feedback is important.

 

** If you are a New Client, mention this website and receive $10 OFF your tax preparation or first invoice.

Existing clients, we will be offering our "Early Bird Discount" - a percentage off of your tax preparation invoice (up to 5% OFF).


If you need additional time to gather your tax information, we can assist with a TAX EXTENSION to extend out the time to file your return.  An EXTENSION is a way to push out your deadline for filing your tax return to October 15th for Individual Income Tax.  The cost of filing an EXTENSION for you is $25

 

 

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February 25, 2015

Fighting Identity Theft & Income Tax Fraud For Ohio Tax Payers

Did You Get an Identity Confirmation Quiz Letter? The State of Ohio is sending these letters out to individuals who have filed a State of Ohio Tax Return for Tax Year 2014. These letters started going out for the first time this year. The news reported that 1% of tax payers will receive these letters. We have received multiple calls from clients that have received them. We recommend going to the ohio.gov webste at www.
ohio.gov and clicking on
 "tax forms and information tab". The page will display the following information:

With income tax fraud and identity theft on the rise, the Ohio Department of Taxation (ODT) is committed to safeguarding taxpayer dollars by increasing security measures. The identity confirmation quiz is just one of the tools ODT is using to prevent fraudsters from receiving a refund as a result of identity theft.

If you received a letter from us, you’ll need to complete a simple quiz to confirm your identity. If you did not receive a letter, the quiz is not available to you. The quiz should take just a few minutes of your time. Once you have successfully completed the quiz ODT will continue processing your return.

For more details regarding the quiz, watch the tutorial below:

If you have trouble viewing the video on this page, click here to view the video directly on YouTube
 

We recommend going to the ohio.gov website and not use the link provided in the letter. When you go through the different tabs to find the quiz, the web address of that page should match the web address given in the letter. If the two addresses do not match, then the letter you received is a scam. If you have any questions, you can contact the office, talk to someone at the State Office, or take the quiz online at the office. Thank you.

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Tax Preparers needed for upcoming tax season our office in Uniontown/North Canton area. Must have at least two years tax preparation experience. Provide proof of continuing tax education within this calendar year. Position includes individual income tax preparation, small business preparation, copying, scanning, organizing, assembly of tax returns, answering phones, assisting with general office cleaning, and contact with the clients.

Registration with the IRS is encouraged for this position (PTIN). Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, along with the ability to effectively communicate the tax laws in person to the clients. Previous experience with customer service and/or a fast-paced environment is a plus.

These positions can be either full-time or part-time, hours are flexible from 16 to 40 hours per week during Tax Season depending on skills. After Tax Season, May through mid-January, we are looking for someone that is interested in a part-time (16 to 24 hours per week).

Compensation depending on knowledge of tax, experience, and preparation skills. Schedule and office hours are flexible. There is a required employee contract with our office to ensure the privacy of the clients' information. Send your resume, references, and employment requirements in your reply.

This job requires work at the physical office location. No work will be sent out electronically to other states or other countries. Please do not respond to this add if you are advertising your electronic tax preparation position overseas. Please send any questions to our office e-mail "cindy@taxesmadesimple.com."

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