George has been a practicing CPA since 1986, having acquired expertise in the construction and medical industries. George launched Watkins & Associates in 1993, and since has maintained a long list of satisfied clients. George is responsible for broad firm operations. He prides himself on an autonomous management style, which allows his staff to apply their skills and expertise to produce a highly productive work environment. George graduated from St. Mary’s College with a degree in accounting and political science. He is also a member of the Maryland Association of CPAs and the AICPA.
The combination of running a business and your life and preparing for tax time can drive some people into a slight panic. But no need to get stressed if you are prepared. Now is the time to start organizing all documents required to file your tax return.
Like the old paraphrased saying goes: In this world, two things are certain—death and taxes. The recent federal tax overhaul changed a lot of rules, so it’s as important as ever to understand your tax obligations, including those on Social Security benefits.
Unfortunately, cyber scammers never take a vacation. In fact, the IRS has issued a warning of a surge in fraudulent emails that bait potential phishing victims with fake tax transcripts. Links within these emails lead recipients to documents containing the well-known malware, Emotet.