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The Trump Shutdown Is Over And Tax Filing Season Has Begun For Centralia IL Taxpayers

Politics aside, I think we can all breathe just a little easier knowing that the federal government is no longer in shutdown mode.And on top of that, this morning, as I write, the IRS has begun accepting filed tax returns. Which means, well ... it's about to get...

How to stay poor

"Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day; live life to the fullest; make the most of what you have. It is later than you think." - Horace Can you feel the holiday "crunch" beginning? In our house, the calendar is beginning to fill up with parties,...

Alan Newcomb’s 2017 Tax Planning Guide

The third quarter of 2017 is officially behind us, and we are moving into the final portion of our year. The NFL is in full swing, school is back, and life begins to barrel at all of us in new ways. Believe it or not, the holidays are around the corner! (In fact,...

Alan Newcomb’s Three Ways To Live Out Your Retirement Lifestyle In Advance

First off, now that May is upon us, we're moving into a different mode. We have a few clients on extension (and with whom we will continue to correspond), but our attention is now more turned to other matters: tax planning (more about that soon), working with...

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...

It’s Madness Out There! …

The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men. - George Eliot ...well, "March Madness", that is! Churchill: The Hollywood Years ipod Unfortunately, this little national hoops holiday isn't one which my staff and I get much...

Protect yourself

"Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned." -Peter Marshall This is that time of year when all sorts of tax-related proposals are bouncing around Capitol Hill. It's not really worth the regular family's time to be paying attention to the ramifications of...

Alan Newcomb’s 2018 Tax Preparation Checklist

Yes, you *thought* 2017 was in the rearview mirror, didn't you? Well, not for the IRS it isn't. That's because, as you probably know, we are now beginning the process of doing what we do best: effectively, legally, and ethically reporting our clients' financial lives...

Filing Late On Taxes? You Might Actually Be Among Centralia IL’s Smartest

There are less than two weeks remaining before the tax deadline of April 17th.  Does that startle you? If you're filing late on taxes this year, let's talk. We can easily file an extension on your behalf, and make sure  that your return is handled as advantageously as...

Alan Newcomb Answers “Where’s My Refund?”, And Other Questions For After Your Return Is Filed

This is never a very fun "holiday", but it's worth marking every year. Friday, April 24th is our National "Tax Freedom Day" -- that's the date by which you've finally worked enough days just to pay off your taxes for the year. The rest of the year is your "take home"...

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!