health insurnace

Medicare can be a bit complicated for Our non English speaking Seniors.

                                          An Important Note

to Medicare qualifying Individuals

It is evident that some Seniors in the Latino community still find some complication in the subject of Medicare .

 Annual Open Enrollment Period from October 15 to December 7th is an event when seniors can change their plan,

United Health Care Producers and Mifra Properties and Insurance Services in their affiliation, feel there is a need for more Spanish Speaking Community Meetings in the San Fernando Valley to help improve awareness of the benefits available for Seniors as well as for disabled persons of all ages, like keeping their own doctor, clinic, hospitals, and at $0. cost in most plans.

Medicare pays only 80% of medical cost, the other 20%t is paid by the patient

Our goal is to Inform on the basics of Medicare:

  • Medicare, how it works alone

  • Medicare with a private insurance plan

  • Medicare, Medical and a Private plan

  • Medicare and Medical

  • RX/ Prescription Drugs

Mifra Properties and Insurance Services.

204 S Brand Blvd  San Fernando Ca 91340

818 361 8600    mifrafinancial1950@gmail.com

Let us guide you through your Medicare enrollment.

Are you turning 65?

Do you know someone turning 65? We can help you understand the basics of.

  Medicare Part A & Part B. 

          Your Plan choices.

  ● Medicare Advantage

    ● Medicare Supplement

    ● Medicare / Medic-aid

               ● Rx Drug -Prescription drugs

 

Please call us for your free   

Medicare Complimentary confidential consultation:

(818) 361-6100


 

Income tax Identity theft

Your were a victim of Identity theft last year and need to file your income tax now, don't worry, if the letter the IRS sends you with a special protection pin to file got lost, or you think you can use last years pin, Stop and get a new pin from the IRS before you file or your check will be stolen once again.

WHAT IS TAX-RELATED IDENTITY THEFT?
We know identity theft is a frustrating process for victims. We are committed to working with you to resolve your case as quickly as possible.

Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone uses your stolen Social Security number to file a tax return claiming a fraudulent refund.

Generally, an identity thief will use your SSN to file a false return early in the year. You may be unaware you are a victim until you try to file your taxes and learn one already has been filed using your SSN.

Know the warning signs

Be alert to possible identity theft if you receive an IRS notice or letter that states that:

  • More than one tax return was filed using your SSN;
  • You owe additional tax, refund offset or have had collection actions taken against you for a year you did not file a tax return;
  • IRS records indicate you received wages from an employer unknown to you.

Steps to take if you become a victim

  • File a report with law enforcement.
  • File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission atwww.identitytheft.gov or the FTC Identity Theft Hotline at 1-877-438-4338 or TTY 1-866-653-4261.
  • Contact one of the three major credit bureaus to place a ‘fraud alert’ on your credit records:
    • Equifax, www.Equifax.com, 1-800-525-6285
    • Experian, www.Experian.com, 1-888-397-3742
    • TransUnion, www.TransUnion.com, 1-800-680-7289
  • Contact your financial institutions, and close any accounts opened without your permission or tampered with.
  • Check your Social Security Administration earnings statement annually. You can create an account online at www.ssa.gov.
     

ADDITIONAL  STEPS:

  • Respond immediately to any IRS notice; call the number provided
  • Complete IRS Form 14039, Identity Theft Affidavit. Use a fillable form at IRS.gov, print, then mail or fax according to instructions.
  • Continue to pay your taxes and file your tax return, even if you must do so by paper.
     

If you previously contacted the IRS and did not have a resolution, contact the Identity Protection Specialized Unit at 1-800-908-4490. We have teams available to assist.

How to reduce your risk

  • Don’t routinely carry your Social Security card or any document with your SSN on it.
  • Don’t give a business your SSN just because they ask – only when absolutely necessary.
  • Protect your personal financial information at home and on your computer.
  • Check your credit report annually.
  • Check your Social Security Administration earnings statement annually.
  • Protect your personal computers by using firewalls, anti-spam/virus software, update security patches and change passwords for Internet accounts.
  • Don’t give personal information over the phone, through the mail or the Internet unless you have either initiated the contact or are sure you know who is asking.


The IRS does not initiate contact with taxpayers by email to request personal or financial information. This includes any type of electronic communication, such as text messages and social media channels.