Author archives: Michelle Grant

February 18 , 2016 | Posted by Michelle Grant |

Identity Theft Impacts Businesses as well as Individuals

Identity theft presents a challenge to businesses, organizations and governments, including the Internal Revenue Service. Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone uses a stolen Social Security number to file a tax return to claim a fraudulent refund. Although identity theft affects a small percentage of tax returns, it can delay a taxpayer’s refund and have…

2013 First Quarter Federal Tax Developments

April 15 has come and gone but it’s not time to stop thinking about taxes and strategic tax planning opportunities. Since the start of 2013, there have been many new federal tax developments which will impact tax planning for this year and beyond. As 2013 unfolds, many changes made to the Tax Code by the…

Analysis: Supremes Uphold Healthcare Reform

On June 28, 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (HCERA). The court upheld the vast majority of the legislations, including the most critical aspects of law. Key to the court’s approval of President Obama’s signature health…

Your $18.04 check is real!

Settlement checks for $18.04 have started to arrive!  These are legitimate checks and this is not a scam. 

These checks are a result of the Currency Conversion Fee Antitrust Litigation settlement.  If you traveled overseas between February 1, 1996 and November 8, 2006 and were a legal cardholder of a Visa, MasterCard or Diners…