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Newcomb’s Five Commitments For Marriage And Money

I'm going to start off this blog post with asking for a small favor -- would you take a few moments and leave an honest review on Yelp or Google Maps about your experience with us? And obviously, if you have NOT yet used our services for preparing your taxes or...

Start The Estate Planning Process During Tax Season by Alan Newcomb

We are rocking and rolling through tax season these days at Ye Olde Newcomb Tax Shoppe. But I woke up Monday to the news that the federal government took in a record $1.08 trillion in taxes during the first quarter of their fiscal 2017 (which ran from Oct '16 - Jan...

Alan Newcomb’s 4 Secret Financial Tips To Start Using Today

Meeting with clients for mid-year planning sessions the past few weeks has been wonderful. No -- really! And yes, I know, I should get out more. The reason we enjoy doing this (especially this time of year), is seeing that look on our clients' faces when we identify...

‘Do it now’ tax moves

Ignorance is never better than knowledge. -Enrico Fermi In all of my years paying attention to the tax code, I don't quite remember a time like this--with so much up in the air, and the political climate looking like it could shift significantly. It's as if we're all...

Bills Tax Service’s Guide to Nailing this Year’s Holiday Budget

Plans, plans, plans.We're all about those plans.These days, we're working with a fair number of our Centralia IL clients to get ahead of all of the changes to the tax code. Yes, there's a larger standard deduction next year, and that might make sense for you.But I'll...

9 Questions For Centralia IL Taxpayers To Consider for Tax Planning

I wanted to put this on your radar before the next few weeks, when (apparently) our nation (and perhaps even our little village of Centralia IL) will be going down in flames. If we are to believe either/both sides of this nasty election, if Trump/Clinton...

New credit card rules can trap you

"Old times never come back and I suppose it's just as well. What comes back is a new morning every day in the year, and that's better." - George Edward Woodberry Last week, I sent a note re: avoiding an audit, and I've heard from quite a few friends and clients who...

4 Very Common Mistakes Centralia IL Investors Should Avoid When Opening An IRA

There are so many different messages coming out of DC, per the media, that if you try to make sense of it all through the mass media lens, then you're bound to work at cross purposes with yourself. There's the Republican health care bill, and the current version of...

2017’s Been Hard For Our Nation, Can We Still Give Thanks in Centralia IL?

Here we are, suddenly finding ourselves in the week that we have set aside as a nation for the giving of thanks. 2017 seems to have been a difficult year for many to find glimpses of the light, to find goodness in the midst of seeming chaos and lots of bad news. But,...

Alan Newcomb’s Four Reasons For Monthly Financial Reports With Your Partner

The other day was the first day of spring -- which seems to always rush past me in a caffeine-soaked blur. As you may understand, we're a little "busy" this time of year! (This year, by the way, has been very encouraging on a variety of fronts -- mostly because I have...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.

But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!