For as long as we’ve had a federal income tax (1913), Congress has used the tax law to encourage and discourage certain behaviors. One behavior that Congress has highly encouraged since 1917 is charitable giving. Many people know that charitable contributions can be used as an itemized deduction for federal income tax purposes, but what[…]
By now you’ve almost certainly heard the news of the massive Equifax hack and data breach. We know you probably have a lot of questions, so we wanted to provide some guidance during this confusing time. It’s probably best to assume that you are one of the roughly 143 million Americans impacted by this incident. Due to the somewhat unique nature of Equifax’s business, there’s a good chance they have some of your data, even if you’ve never given it to them directly.