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Jul

GunnChamberlain Named a Jacksonville Business Journal Best Place to Work!

GunnChamberlain, P.L. has been named one of Jacksonville’s 2018 Best Places to Work and has been featured in the Jacksonville Business Journal. Isaac Brohinsky & Mariana Acevedo at the Best Places to Work Reception Event “Here at GunnChamberlain, we value our employees and encourage them. We strive to provide a work environment that is conducive to achieve …

30
Apr

When It’s Safe to Shred Your Tax Records

To Shred or Not to Shred… With tax season coming to an end, it’s a good time to organize your documents and properly dispose of any records you no longer need. In most cases, the IRS only has three years after the due date of your return (or the date you filed) to perform an …

1
Mar

IRS Alerts Taxpayers of Refund Scam

The IRS warns taxpayers of a new twist on an old scam. Criminals are depositing fraudulent tax refunds into individuals’ actual bank accounts, then attempting to reclaim the refund from the taxpayers. Here are the basic steps criminals follow to carry out this scam. The thief: Hacks tax preparers’ computers to steal taxpayer data. Uses …

20
Feb

IRS Fails to Notify 458,658 Identity Theft Victims

The Internal Revenue Service failed to tell nearly half a million victims of identity theft last year their information was being used by others for employment purposes, according to a new report, which attributed the failure to a computer programming error.   The report, from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, found the programming …

20
Feb

2017 Tax Services

We hope 2018 is off to a tremendous start for your family and you! At the request of many clients, we’ve decided to establish two new services for the 2017 tax season: 2017 TAX ACT COMPUTATION The first pertains to the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. While we can all agree that there was …

1
Dec

The GC Gives Back, Inc. Holiday Giveaway Winner!

This #GivingTuesday, we took the opportunity to link our #GCHolidayGiveaway with a charitable cause of the choice of our friends, clients, and followers. Each branch of GunnChamberlain is giving away a different prize to a different winner, and this week our firms own 501c(3) charity, GC Gives Back, Inc., awarded the prize to Kate Chung! …

26
Oct

Sending Our First Haul of Donations to the 40 Families

Today’s the day! The day our team has anticipated for the last month, as we’ve watched the donation pile grow with each passing day! Today, we were able to load all of those donations into a Uhaul, and send them to down to Orlando to be shipped out to our 40 Families in the Virgin …

22
Sep

Protect Yourself from the Equifax Breach

Equifax said Thursday that 143 million people could be affected by a recent data breach in which cybercriminals stole information including names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and the numbers of some driver’s licenses. Additionally, credit card numbers for about 209,000 people were exposed, as was “personal identifying information” on roughly 182,000 customers involved in credit …

7
Sep

IRS Urges Taxpayers to Prepare for Hurricane Irma

After the devastation of Hurricane Harvey and with Hurricane Irma threatening parts of the U.S. and Caribbean, the IRS reminds taxpayers that the agency is here to help. Individuals, businesses and organizations  are encouraged to prepare for a variety of disaster and emergency situations in the following ways: Create Electronic Copies of Key Documents Taxpayers …

28
Aug

How to a Avoid Scam When Helping Hurricane Harvey Victims

The effects of Hurricane Harvey and the flooding in Texas have prompted many people to open their hearts and wallets to try to help the victims. Unfortunately, events like these provide an opportunity for scammers. The Better Business Bureau issued an advisory Monday with these reminders: 1. Don’t fall for copycats. Double-check the name of …

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