Archive for October, 2011

How to File a Lemon Law Claim in Connecticut

How to File a Lemon Law Claim in Connecticut

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

In 1982 Connecticut first enacted legislation to protect car buyers from ending up with a lemon. Since 1982 the Lemon Law has been enhanced and tweaked their Automobile Dispute Arbitration Program to cover the latest technologies for private passenger, combination vehicles and motorcycles. New or Used: Not Too Many Options Connecticut only really has a […]

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Applying for a Federal Employers Identification Number (EIN)

Applying for a Federal Employers Identification Number (EIN)

| October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

A Federal Employers Identification Number (EIN) is the equivalent of a business social security number. Businesses and some individuals apply for and employers’ identification number in order to report income/withholdings and file tax forms. Some independent contractors (while not required to have one) prefer to use an employers identification number instead of a social security […]

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Book Review: God’s Plan for Your Finances

Book Review: God’s Plan for Your Finances

| October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

God’s Plan for Your Finance by: Dwight Nichols Copyright: 1998 ISBN: 0-88368-509-4 Because I’m on the quest to become debt-free, I’m filling my brain with as much positive information as possible. Over the past couple weeks I’ve been reading and following the book, God’s Plan for Your Finances by Dwight Nichols. This book is 203 […]

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How to Apply for PTIN Online

How to Apply for PTIN Online

| October 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you get paid for preparing tax returns, you probably already know that the Internal Revenue Service requires you to get a Preparers Tax Identification Number. Effective January of 2011 all paid tax preparers must obtain a PTIN or face penalties for not obtaining one. How to Apply Online for a PTIN Registering an Account: […]

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IRS PTIN Requirement: What is a Preparer Tax ID Number and Who Needs One?

IRS PTIN Requirement: What is a Preparer Tax ID Number and Who Needs One?

| October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Effective January 1, 2011 the Internal Revenue Service requires all tax preparers that charge a fee for tax preparation services to have a PTIN. PTIN stands for Preparer Tax Identification Number. In the past, anyone with the appropriate tax preparation software could prepare taxes for someone else and charge a fee. Such individuals were not […]

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Amending Federal Tax Returns with Form 1040X

Amending Federal Tax Returns with Form 1040X

| October 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you file your federal tax returns and later realize you made a mistake on your returns, there is the possibility you might have to file an amended tax return using IRS Form 1040X. Not all tax return mistakes require the amended tax return form 1040 X. Mistakes like mathematical miscalculations or forgetting to attach […]

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