In 2013, Various Tax Benefits Increase Due to Inflation Adjustments

WASHINGTON — For tax year 2013, the Internal Revenue Service announced today annual inflation adjustments for more than two dozen tax provisions. The annual exclusion for gifts rises to $14,000 for 2013, up from $13,000 for 2012. The amount used to reduce the net unearned income reported on a child’s tax return subject to the […]

South Carolina is on a tear and they just stepped up their game

If you have been paying attention the past few months you may have noticed that the state of South Carolina has been on a bit of a tear actually locking people up for various tax offenses.  Just scroll back through the posts on this blog this summer and you will find multiple instances of average […]

Hartsville resident arrested for tax evasion, conspiracy

Columbia, SC (October 17, 2012) — SC Department of Revenue investigators today arrested a man from Hartsville for state tax charges. Cecil Gainey was charged at the Darlington County Detention Center with three counts of income tax evasion and one count of conspiracy. During tax years 2006, 2007 and 2008, Gainey reported fraudulent information on […]

Tax Season has finally ended

October 15 was the last day to timely file. Now its time to get ready for next year.

Have no fear, we’re still here

The dog days of summer have caused things to become, shall we say, more relaxed here at Tax On Wheels, LLC. There really isn’t an awful lot of tax activity for civilians this time of year, but make no mistake, we are feverishly planning for the upcoming tax season. Remember the extension period is rapidly […]

South Carolina tax free weekend begins today

In case you forgot about it, this is the weekend to purchase school type supplies tax free in South Carolina today thru Sunday at midnight.  This can be particularly beneficial for those big ticket items such as computers, ipads and laptops. Officially known in South Carolina as the Sales Tax Holiday, you are allowed to […]

Lexington County resident arrested for income tax evasion

Columbia, SC — Deborah C. Westbrook, 61, was arrested today by South Carolina Department of Revenue investigators on four counts of income tax evasion. According to the investigation, Westbrook earned income of $167,817 during 2007 through 2010 and failed to file SC income tax returns for the duration of the period. Also during that time, […]

Eleven Tips for Taxpayers Who Owe Money to the IRS

Most taxpayers get a refund from the Internal Revenue Service when they file their tax returns. For those who don’t get a refund, the IRS offers several options to pay their tax bill. Here are eleven tips for taxpayers who owe money to the IRS. 1. Tax bill payments  If you get a bill from the […]

SCDOR arrests Charleston local on tax related charges, and the hits just keep coming

The investigation into a Charleston income tax refund scam continues as another individual was arrested this morning by South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) officials. O’Neill Pinckney of Mt. Pleasant was taken to the Charleston County Detention Center and charged with one count of assisting in the preparation of a false return and one count […]

Goose Creek resident arrested for tax charges

South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) investigators arrested a woman from Goose Creek over the weekend for one count of assisting in the preparation of a false return and one count of forgery. Noella Lockwood, 34, could face penalties of up to $500 in fines and/or 15 years in prison if convicted of the felony […]