Have You Done Your Taxes Yet?

Have You Done Your Taxes Yet?

This year, the cases for tax scams are expected to increase with every week that taxes are not filed. The more time you provide scammers to file your tax return for you, the more chance you have of not receiving it yourself. While we do not want to induce anxiety, we want you to be armed with the facts so you are not a victim this tax season. Identity theft can happen to anyone and it happens more frequently during tax season. If you have filed your taxes through a website, your chances of being scammed are even higher. When you are scammed of your tax return, it is very difficult to try to get that money back. The IRS is a very slow-moving entity with outdated systems to process requests, so it is very unlikely that you would be able to receive compensation. Additionally, you would need many hours of time and professional assistance in order to file a request...
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Have You Done Your Taxes Yet?

Have You Done Your Taxes Yet?

This year, the cases for tax scams are expected to increase with every week that taxes are not filed. The more time you provide scammers to file your tax return for you, the more chance you have of not receiving it yourself. While we do not want to induce anxiety, we want you to be armed with the facts so you are not a victim this tax season. Identity theft can happen to anyone and it happens more frequently during tax season. If you have filed your taxes through a website, your chances of being scammed are even higher. When you are scammed of your tax return, it is very difficult to try to get that money back. The IRS is a very slow-moving entity with outdated systems to process requests, so it is very unlikely that you would be able to receive compensation. Additionally, you would need many hours of time and professional assistance in order to file a request...
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Tax Season is Here, Let Brett Porter Help You!

Tax Season is Here, Let Brett Porter Help You!

Tax season is here, which might induce some anxiety or procrastination. We know that taxes are never a fun way to spend time because it’s difficult, confusing and frustrating no matter how many times you do it. Certain websites are supposed to make it easier, but there is nothing like face-to-face contact with someone who truly cares about getting your taxes done swiftly and correctly. That is why we recommend Brett Porter, E.A. Brett Porter, E.A., is a full-service accounting firm in Port Orange, providing tax preparation and bookkeeping services to the greater Volusia County area (Ormond Beach to Edgewater, Deland to Daytona). Brett is an enrolled agent with the IRS, so he can assist on your behalf without the price tag of similar services from H.R. Block or Liberty Tax! If you think you need Brett Porter for your tax needs, you can call his office at 386-210-7229 and tell them OurSeniors.net sent you! You can also check his profile out...
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Tax Season 2020

Tax Season 2020

With tax season around the corner, it is important to stay on top of your personal accounting. If this has been a difficult or daunting task for you this year, our Approved Vendor, Brett Porter, E.A., can assist with bookkeeping, tax preparation, tax concerns and much more. His full-service accounting firm currently serves those in the Volusia County area and provides personalized, quality service to fit a variety of needs. Brett is an enrolled agent with the IRS, so he can assist on your behalf without the price tag of similar services from H.R. Block or Liberty Tax! We hope you choose Brett Porter, E.A. for your accounting needs. For more information, call 386-210-7229 or visit his website at Porter EA....
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The Tax Man Cometh!

The Tax Man Cometh!

From our Poetry Department – “The end of March is here, and that means that Tax Filing Day is near.” This year the deadline is midnight on Monday, April 15. If you can't file your federal tax return on time, you can get an automatic six-month extension if you file IRS Form 4868 before April 15. Filing a tax return is important to seniors for more reasons than you might think. It is a good idea for seniors to file a tax return each year even if they know that they will owe no income tax at all.  If you are entitled to a refund, you must file a tax return to get it. Filing a return will tell you if any of your Social Security benefits for 2018 count as taxable income. If you had income only from Social Security, it is very unlikely that those benefits are taxable. Many senior aide programs have qualifications that require filing a tax return. Your...
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Go By the Numbers with Brett Porter

Go By the Numbers with Brett Porter

Finances and money are two realities of life. Everyone has to deal with them at one time or another, with everything from annual taxes all the way to potentially serious financial issues involving businesses. While some people are excellent at taking care of it by themselves, most of us could use some help. That is when the services of a professional accountant are important, but finding one you can trust is not always easy. OurSeniors.net understands how hard it can be to find the right person to handle your accounting needs. That’s why we did the work for you. Meet Brett Porter, E.A., an OurSeniors.net-approved vendor. Brett Porter, E.A. is both a person and a full-service accounting firm serving the greater Volusia County area. He can assist you with tax preparation and tax concerns, bookkeeping, incorporation, payroll services, and more. Brett is a Florida native who studied accounting at the University of South Florida Tampa. After receiving his degree, he trained under Certified...
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The end of tax season is right around the corner

It is the end of February and April 14th is just a month and a half away! Have you begun to work on your taxes? One of Finding Assisted Living’s trusted associates is Mr. Brett Porter. Brett is an Enrolled Agent of the IRS and provides bookkeeping, incorporating, tax preparation, and payroll services to the greater Volusia County area. Read about the services offered by this Finding Assisted Living trusted associate by clicking on BRETT PORTER, E.A....
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Finding Assisted Living Adds Mr. Brett Porter As FAL Associate

Finding Assisted Living Adds Mr. Brett Porter As FAL Associate

Finding Assisted Living (FAL) and FindingAssistedLiving.com is a network of professionals, businesses, facilities and services that share a common goal: to make senior life transition as easy, safe and satisfying as possible. Numerous professions and services may be needed by those who are making that journey. The unique thing about Finding Assisted Living and FindingAssistedLiving.com is that it strives to network all of these elements into one source dedicated to helping at this critical time of life. From medical, legal and estate planning to choosing the assisted living facility that is right for the new resident, Finding Assisted Living locates and vets the local service you require. FAL is pleased to announce its association with a unique and highly specialized financial and personal business professional. Mr. Brett Porter, E.A., has earned the highest credential granted by the Internal Revenue Service of the United States. The designation “E.A.” stands for Enrolled Agent, a status that qualifies him to represent individuals, small businesses and...
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