News

Our audit professionals and consumer advocates are regularly interviewed by the media. Find out what they have to say in our Latest News Stories. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter, and share your own tax or audit stories. Don’t forget to check out our blog.  
Quick Links

Like/Follow
Google+ Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn

Media Inquiries
media@taxaudit.com
916.904.8207
 - 8/05/2018
GAO report finds millions of taxpayers may have surprise tax bills for 2018 tax year.
 - 7/02/2018
The Form 1040 tax form has been significantly condensed, but now it has six additional forms that may need to be attached depending on the taxpayer’s situation.
 - 4/18/2018
Here’s what you need to know about last minute tax filing.
 - 4/17/2018
Tax day is just a day away, and taxpayers are struggling to understand the new legal landscape.
 - 4/16/2018
If audit worries are keeping you up at night, consider the audit defense protection options in your tax software.
 - 4/10/2018
Selling bitcoin is just like selling an asset for tax purposes.
 - 4/06/2018
Last minute tips to get your taxes complete and help avoid an audit.
 - 3/29/2018
Don’t try any of these “frivolous” tax arguments.
 - 3/26/2018
Learn how your business can avoid audit triggers and comply with IRS rules.
 - 3/25/2018
Avoid these small business mistakes to save on taxes and penalties.
 - 3/19/2018
Virtual currency transactions are on the rise, and tax professionals need to be prepared to report them correctly on their clients’ tax returns.
 - 3/19/2018
Reduce your chances of your tax return winding up on the IRS’s radar.
 - 3/07/2018
TaxAudit CEO Mark Olander discusses the anxiety Americans feel about tax audits on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife podcast.
 - 3/01/2018
Sometimes it’s worth spending money for professional tax help.
 - 2/28/2018
Most Americans are confused by the new Tax Cut and Jobs Act.
 - 2/27/2018
TaxAudit survey reveals anxiety about audits and confusion about the new tax law changes.
 - 2/27/2018
Survey findings show uncertainty about benefits of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act.
 - 2/15/2018
Tax season can be stressful, but there are things you can do to quell your fears.
 - 2/15/2018
These red flags can dramatically increase your chances of being audited.
 - 1/27/2018
Here are multiple tips for avoiding a tax audit.
 - 1/01/2018
Mitchell Walker of Stacking Benjamins interviews Dave Du Val about the new tax rules in his New Year podcast.
 - 12/21/2017
Tax changes call for new tax planning strategies.
 - 12/20/2017
TaxAudit offers eleventh hour tax tips for the Smart Filer.
 - 12/14/2017
For tax purposes, virtual currency is treated as property; keep detailed records of all transactions.
 - 12/12/2017
Five key tax moves to consider doing right now.
 - 11/28/2017
This year's deadline to make required distributions from retirement accounts is Dec. 29.
 - 11/28/2017
To help prevent tax identity theft, file early, monitor your tax account, and be vigilant about information security.
 - 11/09/2017
Keep your records organized throughout the year so you don't have to scramble at tax time.
 - 10/23/2017
File Form 1099-MISC for amounts you pay to independent contractors to ensure deductibility of payments in an audit situation.
 - 10/17/2017
Recognize the signs of tax-related identity theft and be prepared in case it happens.
 - 9/29/2017
TaxAudit.com hires Kurt Lee as CFO.
 
 - 8/17/2017
It never hurts to ask for a penalty abatement. Here are some tips.
 - 8/15/2017
To get the most from your tax education benefits, you need a strategy. 
 - 8/10/2017
TaxAudit.com updates Audit Defense Pro for professional tax preparers.
 - 7/20/2017
Your trusted tax preparer may not be the right person to defend you in an audit.
 - 4/18/2017
Prepare for 2018 taxes now with these tax tips for homeowners.
 - 4/05/2017
A few of the most common reasons for unexpected tax bills.
 - 3/24/2017
Deductions that are okay to claim — and some you should you not claim at all.
 - 3/22/2017
Never lie on your taxes – and have hard evidence to prove your eligibility for deductions.
 - 3/20/2017
Insights on how the wealthy pay such low tax rates.
 - 3/20/2017
A change this year for those who claim the earned income credit and the additional child tax credit.
 - 3/13/2017
Avoid these actions that are likely to raise a red flag with the IRS.
 - 3/08/2017
Dave Du Val warns about the perils of keeping secrets from your tax advisor.
 - 2/19/2017
Dave Du Val talks about audit red flags and how to avoid them.
 - 2/04/2017
Dave Du Val explains why it’s important to comply with healthcare reporting requirements under the ACA.
 - 1/27/2017
Dave Du Val shares advice for avoiding a tax audit with gobankingrates.com.
 - 1/19/2017
Dave Du Val talks about what to expect under the Trump Tax Plan.
 - 1/17/2017
Dave Du Val comments on refund delays and erroneous EITC claims in this story by Carole Feldman of the Associated Press.
 - 12/09/2016
Dave Du Val discusses the unpredictability of the AMT in this CNBC article.
 - 12/07/2016
Dave DuVal discusses strategies for self-employed taxpayers in this US News and World Report article.
 - 12/02/2016
Dave Du Val offers year-end strategies for maximizing income and deductions.
 - 11/10/2016
Dave Du Val shares his end of year tax planning tips and suggestions with GoodCall.
 - 10/09/2016
TaxAudit.com shares wise advice for October filers in this article from The Street.
 - 10/06/2016
Dave Du Val provides tips for tax professionals for their last minute filers.
 - 8/14/2016
In this article by The Motley Fool, Dave Du Val shares 10 of the most common tax deductions and credits that penalize married couples.
 - 8/13/2016
Chief Customer Advocacy Officer Dave Du Val offers advice on how to plan for college expenses in this article by The Motley Fool.
 - 8/05/2016
Accounting Today displays a slideshow of back-to-school tax tips provided by TaxAudit.com.
 - 7/26/2016
TaxAudit.com offers back to school tax tips for 2016.
 - 7/12/2016
Dave Du Val offers tips on preparing a tax client’s audit defense.
 - 5/28/2016
Dave Du Val advises taxpayers on what to do and what not to do when an audit letter arrives in the mailbox.
 - 5/11/2016
Chief Customer Advocacy Officer Dave Du Val discusses the tricky rules for spending funds from 529 college savings plans.
 - 4/22/2016
Dave Du Val offers advice on filing a return on behalf of a deceased taxpayer.
 - 4/21/2016
Dave Du Val speaks with US News and World Report about preparing now for next year's taxes.
 - 4/13/2016
TaxAudit.com's documentation tips are featured in this Lifehacker article on surviving an IRS audit.
 - 4/13/2016
Dave Du Val offers sensible tips for the last minute tax filer.
 - 4/12/2016
Dave Du Val offers pointers on how to spot the warning signs of three income tax surprises.
 - 4/11/2016
These last minute tax tips might also help you avoid an audit.
 - 4/04/2016
Dave Du Val speaks with Motley Fool about the worst states for audits.
 - 3/27/2016
Dave Du Val shares his thoughts on mistakes wealthy taxpayers never seem to make.
 - 3/23/2016
Chief Customer Advocacy Officer, Dave Du Val, offers tips on tax loss harvesting.
 - 3/16/2016
Dave Du Val shares insights about IRS audits with The Motley Fool.
 - 3/15/2016
Dave Du Val offers tax advice to single income families.
 - 2/24/2016
Dan Rafter of WiseBread talks to TaxAudit.com’s Dave Du Val about tricky business expenses.
 - 2/22/2016
Dave Du Val shares three particularly interesting and ridiculous tax breaks with The Motley Fool.
 - 1/24/2016
In this article for CPA Practice Advisor, Dave Du Val provides guidance on some of the most outrageous tax deductions taxpayers want to claim.
 - 1/19/2016
Dave Du Val talks about tax changes you should be prepared for in 2016.
 - 1/19/2016
VP of Customer Advocacy Dave Du Val offers tips on deducting charitable contributions.
 - 12/15/2015
Dave Du Val discusses the worst tax penalties and how to avoid them in this article for CPA Practice Advisor.
 - 9/29/2015
Writing for CPA Practice Advisor, Dave Du Val provides tips for the fourth quarter of the 2015 tax year.
 - 9/11/2015
Dave Du Val discusses the job search tax deduction and what expenses qualify.
 - 8/26/2015
In this article written for CPA Practice Advisor, Dave Du Val discusses the various categories of school cost deductions.
 - 8/17/2015
Dave Du Val speaks with Motley Fool reporter Matthew Frankel about what school expenses you can deduct.
 - 7/29/2015
In this CPA Practice Advisor article, Dave Du Val discusses the new IRS policy on disclosing information to ID theft victims.
 - 7/20/2015
TaxAudit.com quoted on tax issues relating to Obamacare.
 - 7/17/2015
TaxAudit.com is featured in this article by Dan Mangan about Obamacare.
 - 7/14/2015
V.P. of Customer Advocacy Dave Du Val speaks with CNBC's Dan Mangan about Obamacare Tax Audits
 - 6/26/2015
Dave Du Val provides tips for dealing with speeded-up audits in Financial Advisor Magazine.
 - 6/05/2015
In this article for CPA Practice Advisor, Dave Du Val talks about the short time-frame audit.
 - 4/29/2015
In this Op-Ed article for The New York Times, Dave Du Val writes about the challenges faced by taxpayers hit with the I.R.S.'s speeded-up audit timetable.
 - 4/10/2015
The Today Show talks about recent data released by TaxAudit.com.
 - 4/09/2015
TaxAudit.com reveals worst states for audits.
 - 3/10/2015
In this article for CPA Practice Advisor, Dave Du Val gives tips to help taxpayers get ready for their annual tax preparation meeting.
 - 2/27/2015
Dave Du Val talks with Personal Finance Reporter Quentin Fottrell about odd tax deductions.
 - 2/14/2015
Nearly 90 percent of Americans believe identity theft is a serious problem in the U.S., according to a 2014 study by TaxAudit.com.
 - 2/06/2015
In this article for CPA Practice Advisor, Dave Du Val gives a list of deductions that are most often misunderstood, by both taxpayers and tax professionals.
 - 1/13/2015
Carole Feldman of the Associated Press speaks with TaxAudit.com's Dave Du Val about the new tax forms required by the Affordable Health Care Act.
 - 1/13/2015
Dave Du Val talks with Carole Feldman of the Associated Press about 2014 tax returns and the Affordable Health Care Act.
 - 12/24/2014
Dave Du Val talks with Kay Bell about what the tax world considers a charitable contribution.
 - 12/23/2014
In Kay Bell’s Taxes Blog on Bankrate, TaxAudit.com's Dave Du Val explains the tax rules for gift-giving.
 - 12/12/2014
In this article for CPA Practice Advisor, Dave Du Val discusses the CPA’s new role as a Health Coverage Advisor.
 - 11/26/2014
Dave Du Val explains the tax implications of gift-giving in this Accounting Today article.
 - 11/05/2014
In this article written for CPA Practice Advisor, TaxAudit.com's Dave Du Val warns financial advisors about three serious mistakes to avoid when advising their clients, and what the right advice should be for each situation.
 - 10/09/2014
In this article written for CPA Practice Advisor, TaxAudit.com's Dave Du Val offers tips for managing last minute tax filer clients.
 - 9/19/2014
Dave Du Val of TaxAudit.com shares facts about tax professional qualifications with Bonnie Lee.
 - 9/11/2014
Bonnie Lee shares Dave Du Val's tax advice about writing off college related expenses.
 - 9/04/2014
TaxAudit.com's Dave Du Val writes for CPA Practice Advisor about the expiration of a key tax provision for distressed homeowners.
 - 8/06/2014
Central Valley Business Times shares TaxAudit.com's survey data about tax scams.
 - 8/06/2014
The Miami Herald shares Dave Du Val's tips for how you can prevent being scammed and what to do in the event you fall victim.
 - 8/06/2014
Michael Cohn shares TaxAudit.com's tips for how to identify and protect against tax scams on Accounting Today.
 - 8/04/2014
Taija Jenkins of CPA Practive Advisor shares TaxAudit.com's survey data about tax scams.
 - 3/24/2014
Kay Bell of Bankrate.com speaks with TaxAudit.com's Dave Du Val about the differences between the standard and simplified home office deduction.
 - 3/24/2014
TaxAudit.com's Dave Du Val writes in Financial Advisor about the tax treatment of employee stock options.
 - 3/18/2014
TaxAudit.com's Dave Du Val speaks with CNN Money about a business versus a hobby for tax purposes.
 - 3/07/2014
Did you know that you are responsible for use tax on your online purchases? A Taxaudit.com survey found that nearly half of Americans don't.
 - 3/03/2014
TaxAudit.com's Dave Du Val speaks with CBS Boston about charitable giving.
 - 2/10/2014
The Associated Press speaks with TaxAudit.com's Dave Du Val about tax planning.
 - 1/31/2014
TaxAudit.com's Dave Du Val talks with the Associated Press about tax changes for the wealthy.
 - 1/27/2014
The Associated Press speaks with TaxAudit.com's Dave Du Val about tax changes.
 - 1/21/2014
Carole Feldman of the Associated Press speaks with TaxAudit.com's Dave Du Val about tax changes for higher-income Americans.
 - 1/21/2014
The Associated Press speaks with TaxAudit.com's Dave Du Val about tax penalties and interest
 - 1/21/2014
Carole Feldman of the Associated Press speaks with TaxAudit.com's Dave Du Val about the Earned Income Credit.
 - 1/17/2014
US News speaks with TaxAudit.com's Dave Du Val about errors you could make on your tax return.
 - 11/20/2013
CPA Practice Advisor shares TaxAudit.com's annual end-of-year tax tips for U.S. taxpayers.
 - 9/11/2013
Dave Du Val writes for Wired Innovations about the IRS and its data capabilities and improvements.
 - 9/05/2013
FOX Business speaks with TaxAudit.com's Dave Du Val about red flags that can trigger an audit.
 - 6/19/2013
The Fiscal Times speaks with TaxAudit.com about IRS tax forms and Obamacare.
 - 3/12/2013
Business on Main speaks with TaxAudit.com about Tax Deductions.
 - 4/02/2012
US News speaks with TaxResources about How to Take Advantage of Dependents at Tax Time.
 - 2/28/2012
TurboTax speaks with TaxResources about Filing Taxes for the First Timer.
 - 2/01/2012
US News speaks with TaxResources about Tax Tips for Retirees.
 - 1/25/2012
US News speaks with TaxResources about How to Avoid a Tax Audit.