Category: Advisory Articles

MLG Guide to Individual Tax Identification Numbers (ITINs)

MLG Guide to ITIN – Individual Tax Identification Numbers (ITINs) What is an ITIN? Do ITINs provide legal status or work authorization? Do ITIN holders pay taxes? What other purposes can an ITIN serve? Won’t Immigration Enforcement (ICE) track me through ITINs..   The Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) is a tax processing number issued by the [..]

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Applying for N-600 Citizenship Certificate

Certificate of Citizenship -N-600 Why does one need this Certificate and what is it? Applying for your Certificate of Citizenship on Form N-600 is a little known but highly useful way of turning around your immigration status in the U.S. Incredibly, some U.S citizens do not have proof of their citizenship. One client was about [..]

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Diploma Scams!

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning about fake diploma sites that sell worthless high school diplomas. These “diploma mills” claim their diplomas can be used to enroll in college, apply for a job, get a promotion or enlist in the military. Don’t believe them. Here are signs of a high school diploma scam: 1) [..]

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SCAMS: Tax Identity-Theft Awareness Week

This is Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, and we want you to be aware of tax scams! Today’s lesson: phone scams.   Do not fall victim to scammers who call and say they are with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)! There has been an increase in aggressive phone scams where people call and threaten you with police [..]

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Important Information this Tax Season

The Musinguzi Law Group would like to inform its clients and the public that this tax season, beware of callers posing as IRS agents or other law enforcement or regulatory officials. The IRS will always notify you by mail before they call you. Never share any account or financial information over the phone, and request [..]

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