Tax Problem Resolution

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Why You Should Create A Tax Planning Strategy With A Centralia IL Professional’s Help

Sometimes the best stories are the old ones. Variations of this yarn have floated around the culture for some years now, but in my opinion, that's because the lesson from it is so instructive. And I'll admit from the jump, that it's self-serving to some extent....

Tax Planning Strategies For Centralia IL Individuals and Families

As a planner, I hate speculation. I would much rather plan for what I can control, and harvest the fruits without surprise. And that's exactly what we do with our Centralia IL clients -- at least with those who are smart enough to take us up on it -- we PLAN for the...

Alan Newcomb’s Five Key Long-Term Financial Goals

It's helpful to have long-term financial goals at which to aim. But the problem is that there is just SO MUCH financial advice to be had on ye olde World Wide Web that cutting through the noise and finding simple targets is difficult. So, that's what I'm here to...

You get the credit

"The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has." -Will Rogers Your family's Personal Financial Guide is here, and we've got some bad news to start the week...as well as some good news for many from the past weekend. (Btw, I'm not...

Alan Newcomb’s Eight Reasons For Having an Estate Plan

A couple weeks back (after Independence Day), I wrote about the shared covenant we are blessed with in our nation. Our Constitution and our laws form a different kind of bond than what was ever seen, at least at the time of our nation's founding. (Speaking of...

A Centralia IL Parent’s Four Step Guide On Teaching Money Management For Kids

Now that the elections are over, we are all adjusting to the idea of President Donald Trump. Even typing those words is an odd experience (as it would also have been to type "President Hillary Clinton") ... we've had eight years of President Barack Obama, and however...

Centralia Accountant Writes On: “The Fashionable Trend Towards Renting (Not Buying)”

"There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow." - O.S. Marden Earthquakes, hurricanes, and ... homeownership? Well, the first two have left us in a mixture of annoyance, grief (there has been real...

Newcomb’s Hope In A Complex Tax System

Part of me can't believe that I'm taking the time to put together this note, now, the week of the big tax deadlines. But I also know if I don't do it now, this tax season having been so full ... well, I may be spending a few days in bed this week just to recover from...

Newcomb’s Tax and Financial Recordkeeping Rules of Thumb

One of the secondary problems with this whole IRS scandal has been that it's seeping my job as a Centralia IL tax preparer even more into personal life: * "Hey Alan -- call the IRS for me? I have some political enemies to persecute." * "Alan, what are my chances for...

Alan Newcomb’s Five Ideas For Establishing A Side Hustle

A couple things need to be said before I get into the meat of what I'm writing today. Firstly, our thoughts and prayers are with the residents of Louisiana and the Gulf Coast who withstood 7 trillion gallons of rain in just one week, and this disaster is shaping up to...

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!