you use correct social security numbers
It's that time
of year when we're filling out tax returns, either electronically or on
paper. This year it's more important than ever to check that all the social
security numbers you enter on the return are correct.
check two things:
First, make sure
there are no mistakes in the social security numbers you enter for yourself,
your spouse, and all dependents.
This year the
IRS will check all names and numbers against social security records. If
they don't match exactly, you'll receive a letter from the IRS requesting
an explanation. They won't process the return or issue a tax refund until
the mismatch is corrected. And remember, the IRS will not let you claim
a dependent without a social security number.
Second, make sure
that the name and number for each person agrees exactly with that person's
social security card.
Social Security Administration if you're using a different legal name than
that on your social security card. This frequently occurs as the result
of marriage or divorce. Until you correct the record, your tax refund could
be on hold at the IRS.
For the assistance
you need in minimizing your taxes this year and every year, contact us
at (703) 370-0019 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are here to help.
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