Prevent Identity Theft by Shredding Confidential Documents

Online PR News – 21-July-2011 – – EVERETT, WA, JULY 21, 2011 – Maris and Associates CPA's will be hosting their 3rd annual Shred Event to thank their clients for their continued support. The event will be held on Saturday July 23rd from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm at the offices of Maris & Associates located in Everett, Washington. The shredding at the event will be done on-site by Frontline Shredding. The purpose of the event is to help clients prevent identity theft by shredding their confidential documents.

“This event has been successful for us in the past" says owner Charlotte Maris. "Each year it continues to grow and we are happy to offer this service to our clients and the community.”

To prevent identity theft, businesses and individuals should shred sensitive financial documents. Here is a list of documents one should shred and may bring to the event: Credit card applications, expired credit cards, bank cards, passports, visas, and identification cards (college, military, employee badges, etc.).

However, not all documents should be shredded. Here is a list of documents that should never be shred: birth, marriage, divorce or death certificates. It is also necessary to know what documents to shred monthly, yearly and for tax related documents, every 7-10 years.

About Maris & Associates CPA

Maris & Associates CPA is a friendly firm of certified public accountants with over 25 years experience in individual and business tax preparation & planning, accounting & business consulting. They are happy to offer the services of the Shred Event to their clients and the community as it will help people prevent identity theft and help to reduce the clutter of unnecessary financial documents.

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