My Tax Blog

  • Fiscal Cliff Tax Deal Details A.K.A Governmental “Tough Love”

    Well, with this new deal we averted the cliff or did we? Maybe we had a parachute that kept us safe for a while, gave us a nice feeling that we’d land softly and smoothly, but then, half the way down we noticed large hole in the chute. The Good- The deal restores the top […]

    Fiscal Cliff Update & New Extended FD Office Hours

    Federal Direct will be closed on Tuesday, January 1st in observation of New Year’s Day. We wish you all a warm and safe holiday as you ring in the new year! Federal Direct office hours will increase starting Wednesday, January 2nd. Office hours will be 9 am to 7 pm Monday through Friday and 10 […]

    Office Closed On January 1st & Change in Office Hours

    Federal Direct will be closed on Tuesday, January 1st in observation of New Year’s Day. We wish you all a warm and safe holiday as you ring in the new year! Federal Direct office hours will increase starting Wednesday, January 2nd. Office hours will be 9 am to 7 pm Monday through Friday and 10 […]

    Important – PTIN System Outage Planned

    The PTIN system will be partially unavailable on Sunday, December 30, from 1:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m. EDT. During this time, the system will be unable to process new registrations, but will be open for renewals and test appointments. There will be a complete outage of the PTIN system from Monday, December 31, until mid-day […]

    Holiday Hours

    Federal Direct will be closed Monday Dec. 24th and Tuesday Dec. 25th to celebrate the Christmas and will also be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 1st, New Year’s Day. Merry Christmas and happy holidays from all off us at Federal Direct!

  • Jackson Hewitt to file Bankruptcy

    Jackson Hewitt officially filed petition for bankruptcy on May 23rd in the Delaware District court.  Jackson completed the the 2010 tax season with over 700 franchisees operating 4,800 locations.  The Bankruptcy has been classified as a “packaged bankruptcy” for restructuring debt, but this official filing is certainly a negative blow to the second largest tax […]

    Ronnie Deutch Firm Closes . Assets Siezed

    Ronnie Deutch, the face and name behind the tax preparation franchise Ronnie Deutch Tax Centers, has had her assets seized by a CA judge, closed her firm, and has been forced to turn over her BAR license to practice law.  Deutch has been charged with making false promises to her clients seeking tax assistance and […]

  • Fiscal Cliff Tax Deal Details A.K.A Governmental “Tough Love”

    Well, with this new deal we averted the cliff or did we? Maybe we had a parachute that kept us safe for a while, gave us a nice feeling that we’d land softly and smoothly, but then, half the way down we noticed large hole in the chute. The Good- The deal restores the top […]

    Fiscal Cliff Update & New Extended FD Office Hours

    Federal Direct will be closed on Tuesday, January 1st in observation of New Year’s Day. We wish you all a warm and safe holiday as you ring in the new year! Federal Direct office hours will increase starting Wednesday, January 2nd. Office hours will be 9 am to 7 pm Monday through Friday and 10 […]

    Office Closed On January 1st & Change in Office Hours

    Federal Direct will be closed on Tuesday, January 1st in observation of New Year’s Day. We wish you all a warm and safe holiday as you ring in the new year! Federal Direct office hours will increase starting Wednesday, January 2nd. Office hours will be 9 am to 7 pm Monday through Friday and 10 […]

    Important – PTIN System Outage Planned

    The PTIN system will be partially unavailable on Sunday, December 30, from 1:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m. EDT. During this time, the system will be unable to process new registrations, but will be open for renewals and test appointments. There will be a complete outage of the PTIN system from Monday, December 31, until mid-day […]

    Holiday Hours

    Federal Direct will be closed Monday Dec. 24th and Tuesday Dec. 25th to celebrate the Christmas and will also be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 1st, New Year’s Day. Merry Christmas and happy holidays from all off us at Federal Direct!

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