Tax Services

When it comes to the world of taxes, preparation and planning go a LONG way. We have the expertise and knowledge you are looking for in a tax professional and can help you navigate your options.

We’re happy to help you with any of these services:

Tax Preparation

Stop missing out on potential deductions that could be saving you big money!

Tax Planning

Real strategies and solutions to help you minimize your IRS liability.

IRS AUDIT Representation

Don’t go it alone! We’re your ally and representative in an IRS audit.

“Those Little Mistakes Will Be Your Undoing” Centralia Accountant Warns

"Failure doesn't kill you ... it increases your desire to make something happen." - Kevin Costner As I write this on Monday morning, there are a bunch of tears in Baltimore and San Francisco. If you're not a football fan -- let me briefly tell you why: yesterday, in...

An easy add-on to your tax preparation process

"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." - Alan Fitzgerald Kennedy As I wrote a couple weeks ago, the start of the year is pretty important, in my opinion. And the LAST thing you need...

Let’s Start a Conversation…

See, relative to their income, the rich are frugal. They save and invest. They spend less than 65% of their take-home pay on day-to-day expenses.

And you think WE’VE got it bad!

"The wisdom acquired with the passage of time is a useless gift unless you share it." - Esther Williams It sometimes seems to me like this country is torn up with envy. (By the way, I hope you had a great weekend. Mine was nice and slow at home and outside with the...

Alan Newcomb Explores Five Markers of Financial Health at Mid-Life

If your tax returns have been filed (as most of our clients' have), I do hope you've taken the ripe chance afforded to you to scrutinize your year, and your financial health. And, even if you're on extension, it's good to pause here before summer and consider where...

Thankful for the Journey at Bills Tax Service

Activity is relatively slow around here this week, and it always puts me in a meditative mood. Thanksgiving is nice because it's not quite yet the "calm before the storm" which the December holidays represent (right before tax season, as they are). This is a week when...

Alan Newcomb’s Tax Extension Breakdown

It's the final full week of tax season, and our office in Centralia IL is hopping! But yes, I'm still taking the the time to step away for a moment and write to you, my friend. Lots of business to communicate today, with the deadline of Tuesday, April 17th, right...

President Obama overpayed

The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority. - Kenneth Blanchard I suppose that intense public scrutiny from hundreds of million people is what you sign up for when you run for President. Do you think YOUR life could withstand that kind of minute...

Alan Newcomb’s Holiday Season Prayer

I came in to the office this morning, and I noticed that traffic is already a little lighter around town. Many of us are still working, but I have plenty of friends who have already taken time away from work, starting today. Whatever your faith background, it's hard...

Newcomb’s 5 Steps To Affect Your Credit Score

Look, I don't know what a Pokemon is, but with the kind of summer that our nation and world has been having, I suppose I can understand the appeal of plugging into an alternate reality and hunting weird, imaginary creatures. With Baton Rouge (once again) in the...

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!