Donít Miss These Overlooked Tax Deductions

No matter what your tax bracket, you will pay more than necessary if you donít take advantage of all the tax breaks for which you qualify. The Texas Society of CPAs reveals some commonly overlooked deductions that could save you money.
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Top 10 Elder Fraud Scams

An aging population is sparking a rise in reports of elder abuse. Download this free FVS Eye on Fraud report to learn today's top financial scams targeting seniors, such as investment schemes, bank account manipulation and even grandparent scams.
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Legislation Plans to End Loopholes to Balance Billing

Balance billing occurs primarily in healthcare plans that are Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs) and when patients are directly billed by an out-of-network provider for the remainder or balance of the bill not covered by their insurance. This practice occurs mostly when PPO patients go to an in-network ER, but later learn that not all of the doctors and services like pathology or anesthesiology are in-network, causing extra out-of-network charges to be filed.
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ID Tax Theft Down But Some Must Wait for Refund Checks This Year

The IRS has slowed the flood of fake tax refunds from recent years. But taxpayers who file for the EITC and ACTC credits still have to be on guard.
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6 Tips For Paying Off Your Student Loan Debts

Whether you have a mountain of debt or several small loans, these suggestions can help.

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