AICPA Tax Expert Advice Featured in CNBC Article About Smart Money Moves

January 27, 2017

Melanie Lauridsen, senior manager for tax policy and advocacy at the American Institute of CPAs, was quoted in a CNBC article by Kelli B. Grant about some commonly avoided financial tasks and the costs of procrastinating.  Lauridsen cautioned consumers about the risks of putting off filing their taxes.  Lauridsen warned that late filings can help tax ID thieves because “the name of the game is speed.”  Lauridsen said,  “They’re going to hope you didn't file early and their return can get in front of yours.”