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Estate Planning “Lessons” from Tony Soprano and From Your Friendly Centralia IL Tax Service

The world certainly doesn't seem to slow down -- both here in the Centralia IL area, and beyond -- does it? And now that the whole world doesn't get to distract itself with the Trayvon Martin / George Zimmerman murder trial, there will certainly be a new thing to...

The wrong professional

"Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable." - Sydney J Harris Thanks for all of your notes, feedback and phone calls about last week's post re: Haiti. That crisis seems to have affected the...

Centralia IL’s Premier Tax Expert Explains More Autumnal Tax Moves Before The Cliff (Part 2)

Some Mondays are harder than others. That's why I make it a point every Monday to sit down in my office here in Centralia IL, some caffeine in hand here at my desk and write to you--to lift your eyes, to remind you of what's possible...and, in the doing, it does...

Alan Newcomb’s New Year’s Resolutions

Well, here we are in 2017. Rather eerie, in my opinion. As the holidays wind down, it means no more extended family (which might be a relief?), no more parties, no more presents. Just ... daily life in Centralia IL. And, in my opinion, this coming week is actually...

The Joys Of Providing Professional Tax Services To Centralia IL

Well, our primary work for this tax season in Centralia IL has just about wrapped up. But notice I said "primary", there ... you see, unlike some professional tax services in Centralia IL, we make it a point to do a bit more than simply "fill out forms" on your...

Tax Freedom Day And Amended Tax Returns For Centralia, IL Taxpayers

When I say, "3.5 months of labor," I'm not actually referring to the work we do here in our Centralia, IL tax office on behalf of our clients. (Frankly, we work the entire year so that these past few months would NOT be as crazy as they might otherwise be.) Nope, I'm...

A Centralia IL Tax Preparer’s Take on Beating Procrastination

I was meaning to write my Newcomb blogpost this morning, but something else came up. I had to go outside and ...I don't know, sit for while. Writing these every week can be a grind! Especially with barely two weeks left in tax season ... I swear I'll get to it soon...

Preparing a Disaster Plan In Centralia IL

All of our hearts are with Houston, and the areas surrounding that have been devastated in the past few days. It feels a bit like Katrina did, though the true measure of the disaster is still yet to be understood (as in New Orleans). What *is* clear is that many...

“This Is Self-Serving, But It Needs To Be Said” Centralia Accountant Reports

"The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said." - Peter F. Drucker As I wrote a couple weeks ago, the start of the year is pretty important, in my opinion. And the LAST thing you need is to be stressed over finances. Yet that's,...

How to thrive now

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. -Theodore Roosevelt It really is the "dog days" of summer these days--temperatures pretty sweltering all over the place! We have clients spread around the country, so we keep getting reports of...

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!