7 Easy Steps to Help Prevent Google Calendar Spam.

Posted by Abby Leadbetter on Wed , Aug 28 , 2019

Have you recently received an email invitation from Google Calendar saying that "You won a free iPhone"? This is a new form of spam e-mail that Google Account users have been recently receiving in the form of a Google Calendar invite. Naturally, most people panic and report the email as spam. Most people will do this to make sure they do not accidentally click on a link and put all of their personal information at risk. This works at first because it removes all of the unwanted events that had previously appeared in their calendars. What a lot of people don’t know is that this is only a temporary solution so if you are just frustrated in the moment with these spam invites, this is the quick fix.

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Topics: email spams, google calendar, email phishing, email scams

Cashing in on Cryptocurrency? The IRS wants in.

Posted by Jack Craven CPA and Abby Leadbetter on Thu , Aug 22 , 2019

Cryptocurrency investing is both “cool’ and "hot.". It is a type of digital asset that is traded online. There have been wide fluctuations in value, and this means it is an attractive investment for traders and other investors. But did you know that a transaction with cryptocurrency (Bitcoin for example) may result in a taxable income? Let’s say you purchased 10,000 units of Bitcoin for $20,000. If the Bitcoin appreciates and you purchase a $40,000 yacht with 5,000 units of Bitcoin you would have a taxable income of $30,000.

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Topics: Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency