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Arena and Associates, Inc. – Rob Arena – When Should You File an Amended Tax Return?

So you already did the math and double checked everything on your tax return. Now, that everything has been checked, you dropped the return in the mail. But despite your best efforts, you still forgot something or made a foolish mistake. Considering how complicated it can be, it’s not uncommon to forget something on your […]

Arena and Associates, Inc. – Rob Arena – IRS Data Breach and Theft of Personal Tax Information.

A computer breach of the IRS “Get Transcript” tool, which allowed cyber thieves to steal tax information from thousands of taxpayers is much bigger than the agency originally disclosed. An additional 220,000 potential victims had information stolen from an Internal Revenue Service website as part of a sophisticated scheme to use stolen identities to claim […]

Arena and Associates, Inc. – Rob Arena – Tax Deductions for Self-Employed Individuals

Being self-employed means taking on costs and risks that you don’t have when you work for someone else. While most self-employed people celebrate the freedom of not having a boss, they often cringe at the sight of their taxes. With the high rising costs of doing business and securing your own health insurance, it is […]

Arena and Associates, Inc. – Rob Arena – IRS Phone Scam Continues to Pose a Significant Risk

An aggressive and sophisticated phone scam has been making rounds throughout the country. Tax season may be over, but the IRS has been seeing a surge of these phone scams in recent months. Tax payers, including recent immigrants have been receiving aggressive and threatening phone calls from criminals, who are pretending to be IRS agents. […]